Want to Travel Solo But Not Sure Where to Start?

Traveling solo has been an incredibly enriching experience for me. And in this article I am going to share some tips on how others that are even remotely interested, can prepare themselves mentally and emotionally, tactically and financially. I was a late bloomer. Unlike most my of peers, when we 18 and fresh grads out of high school, who were ready to fly far far … Continue reading Want to Travel Solo But Not Sure Where to Start?

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Simple Step-by-Step Guide To Plan Your Next Holiday

I was at a party over the weekend and some friends were expressing interest in visiting South Africa this December. It’s mid-September and they haven’t started planning and they didn’t realize December in-between Christmas and new year is peak season. I was tacitly surprised that they wanted to go on such a big trip (San Francisco to Kruger is far and not cheap!) but hadn’t … Continue reading Simple Step-by-Step Guide To Plan Your Next Holiday

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Photos from Starfish Beach, Panama

Starfish Beach or Playa Estrella is on the less exposed side of Isla Colón. It’s the perfect place to claim your own little section of paradise and have a picnic and enjoy the calm turquoise waters. The beach is shaped like a Bay and doesn’t catch any swell so the ocean is yours to frolic, wade, and relax in. I loved all the Starfish but … Continue reading Photos from Starfish Beach, Panama

Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker?

{Context} While planning my trip to Belize I knew I wanted to split our time between San Ignacio and one of the islands. But I didn’t know which island to choose – Ambergris or Caye Caulker. So I started researching: Google searches Asked friends TripAdvisor There were articles from other travel blogs that basically pointed out the main difference between the two islands: Caye Caulker … Continue reading Ambergris Caye or Caye Caulker?

9 Non-Obvious Things You Need to Know Before You Go On Day Tours

Public or Private Tour? The first time I went to the Cape of Good Hope, 13 years ago, was on a public tour and we made several stops along the way to buy trinkets and other things that I didn’t care for. I would have preferred to spend more at time at Llandudno, and at the Cape itself. Last year, when I returned, I hired … Continue reading 9 Non-Obvious Things You Need to Know Before You Go On Day Tours

India Auto Rickshaw Experience

Anyone who decides to travel to India has to ride in the country’s beloved auto rickshaw…at least once. Popularly known as a tuk tuk in Thailand, these 3 wheelers have been a part of India’s transportation system for decades. As the 2nd-most populous country in the world, space is a luxury. And I will never forget the first time I saw at least 10 little … Continue reading India Auto Rickshaw Experience

Inexpensive Vegetarian & Vegan Vietnamese Food in San Francisco

  Vietnamese food lovers know that pho is a staple of that country’s diet. Pho by definition is beef stock soup. But leave it up to San Franciscans to turn this classic dish into something vegetarian and vegans can also enjoy. This is a review of some of the best vegetarian and vegan pho, one can find in San Francisco, California. {Best Vegetarian & Vegan … Continue reading Inexpensive Vegetarian & Vegan Vietnamese Food in San Francisco

Womens Guide to Packing for Costa Rica

Costa Rica is covered largely by rain forest and if you’re going there for holiday, chances are you’re going to be visiting one of the many beautiful national parks. {Rain Gear} a good rain jacket. Before heading to Costa Rica I read a lot of articles about what to pack and many suggested ponchos, like these cheap ones you can get at Target. I don’t … Continue reading Womens Guide to Packing for Costa Rica

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Not A Digital Nomad? No Worries!

I read several travel blogs and I find that many cater to digital nomads. It’s like unless you’re traveling full-time, you’re not really a traveler. I disagree. I have been traveling around the globe for 16 years – taking annual trips from 2 weeks to 1 month at a time. The fact is, most of us are not and and likely not going to become … Continue reading Not A Digital Nomad? No Worries!