Travel Hacks: Preparing For Your Return, BEFORE You Leave on Vacation

Part of traveling is returning home. It’s the harsh reality that eventually we have to get back to…reality. Americans especially, get less vacation time, compared to other countries, so maximizing time on vacation is often the priority. And that means less time to get re-settled, upon the return. You and/or your significant other, might have to get to work the next day. Your kids might … Continue reading Travel Hacks: Preparing For Your Return, BEFORE You Leave on Vacation

The Best Places For Legit Indian Food in San Francisco, California

Across the city of San Francisco you’ll find a variety of Indian food ranging in type, price, and ambience. India is such a large country with so much diversity within its borders. Each state is like its own micro-country with its own language, cuisine and culture. The grand binding trait being religion as the vast majority of Indians are Hindu. In this post I will … Continue reading The Best Places For Legit Indian Food in San Francisco, California

Easy to Use, Free App to Stay Organized Before, During, and After Traveling: Trello

Most people do at least some research about their destination before they head out. You might have collected restaurant, bar, entertainment and shopping recommendations from your friends. So where do you organize and store all of that info? And how do you ensure it’s accessible during your travels? The answer: Trello. So I’m totally nerding out right now but I live in Silicon Valley…what do … Continue reading Easy to Use, Free App to Stay Organized Before, During, and After Traveling: Trello

Cheaper Alternative to Packing Cubes: for Petite Women Travelers

My cheaper alternative to packing cubes is large (gallon size) re-sealable aka ziploc bags. This is a #TravelHack that works for petite women since our clothes are so small! I tried to pack my husband’s clothes in re-sealable bags too. It didn’t work. So for all the elbows to the face while clubbing, having to stand on stools to reach our kitchen cabinets, and awkwardness getting … Continue reading Cheaper Alternative to Packing Cubes: for Petite Women Travelers

Stylish Outfits for Petite Women to Wear On Planes

I’ve read some great articles about what to wear on planes and in transit. But very few of the articles take petite womens needs into consideration. For instance, all of the articles I read suggest maxi dresses. I LOVE maxi dresses and I wish I could wear them but at almost 5′ tall, I just drown in most of them. So I decided to write … Continue reading Stylish Outfits for Petite Women to Wear On Planes

Fly Return or Two 1-Ways to Kona & Hilo? What To Consider; Big Island, Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii has two major airports, Kona and Hilo. I’m currently planning a trip there now and I’ve been debating about whether to fly round trip or do, two one- ways. I’ve decided to fly round trip to Kailua-Kona airport because I can fly direct from San Francisco and because I am staying on the island long enough (8 full days to … Continue reading Fly Return or Two 1-Ways to Kona & Hilo? What To Consider; Big Island, Hawaii

Visiting The ‘Southern’ Tip of Africa

Many people think the Cape of Good Hope is the southern tip of Africa. However, the Cape of Good Hope is actually the Southwestern-most tip of Africa.  Sorry to burst your bubble, if you’re like me when you get there, you’ll picture yourself on a map and think, “whaaaatt? crazy!”  The actual southern tip of Africa is Cape Aghulas. It’s not as touristy as the Cape … Continue reading Visiting The ‘Southern’ Tip of Africa

Everything You Need to Know About The ATM Cave, Belize

Hi everyone, I’m back today to talk about the ATM cave in the Cayo District of Belize. I recently went on this truly unique adventure and left feeling completely exhilarated! I have to be honest. We went to Belize for Christmas and New Year. Earlier in the year we went to Costa Rica. At that time we were debating between Costa Rica and Belize and … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About The ATM Cave, Belize

Ideal Crossbody Travel Bag for Petite Women

Like many women, when I travel I am looking for comfort + style in my clothes, shoes, and accessories. As a petite woman finding the right bags has always been difficult for me. Whether I’m trying to find a somewhat feminine looking DSLR bag or a cute purse for a day out. I prefer crossbody bags in general, but especially when I’m traveling for the … Continue reading Ideal Crossbody Travel Bag for Petite Women