Though I am a city girl at heart, I need frequent trips into the wild outdoors to avoid going crazy. To breathe in the fresh air, hike up wooded hills, and take a long mental pause from the constant noise and lights of the city. So I ventured up t... Discover More..
I recently realized that in nine years of living in LA, a city where 32% of the population identifies as Mexican-American, I have never attended a Dia de Los Muertos Festival. This year I set about changing that enormous oversight. One of the r... Discover More..
When I first moved to New York, I spent most of the winter eagerly awaiting the day I would pull up with my parents to the front of the TWA Terminal at JFK Airport. Being a ten year old at the time, it wasn't because I was looking forward to admir... Discover More..
It's summer, and one of the most popular destinations this year (and any year, really), is Greece. I wanted to give a shoutout to both the gorgeous landscapes, towns, and beaches of my home country, and some incredible Greek female travelers I follow... Discover More..
Living in Los Angeles is sometimes an idyllic, sun-soaked dream. Other times, it's an unnavigable sprawling mass of endless neighborhoods featuring a constant barrage of events and activities that leave you stuck at home, absolutely paralyzed with in... Discover More..
I probably don't have to convince you that visiting Japan is a great trip idea. Wandering through Japan on my own remains one of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring, exciting, yet at times, challenging trips I have taken in my life.There is a lot to lo... Discover More..
Cartagena may be right on the Caribbean coast, but its function as a major port city and oil extraction site make the city-adjacent beaches...somewhat less than alluring. If you truly want to spend time on beautiful Cartagena beaches, you're going to... Discover More..
I recently had the pleasure to interview Janice Lintz, an incredible woman on a mission to visit every country in the world. This is a feat that has only been accomplished by 15 women to date, and Janice wants to get her name on that list! Lintz o... Discover More..
Confession: I usually don't think much of cruises or cruise culture, even so-called cultural cruises. If you're like me - and if you follow this site, chances are you at least travel like me - you think of cruises as overpriced and tacky, with little... Discover More..
The following is a guest post from Outdoorsy, an RV rental site. After my California campervan trip last year, a lot of you wanted to know how to RV the country on a budget. Since the folks at Outdoorsy have a lot more experience with this topic than... Discover More..