The Ultimate 5-Day Bilbao Itinerary

This post may contain affiliate links, and I may earn a small commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.     Our recent trip through the Basque Country started off with five days in the city of Bilbao. Admittedly, I knew very little about this port city before our trip,…

The Ultimate Florida Keys Road Trip

This post may contain affiliate links, and I may earn a small commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.   With swaying palm trees over white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, and strong Cuban coffee in abundance, it’s no wonder that The Florida Keys have often been called America’s…

Wandering To: The Greek Island of Milos

This post may contain affiliate links, and I may earn a small commission if you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.   Milos is a volcanic Greek island renowned for its otherworldly beaches and enchanting landscapes. It’s the most Southern of the Cycladic Islands, just a ferry ride away from its more…

Wandering to: The Tranquil Greek Island of Sifnos

I’ve often dreamt of having an idyllic Greek island getaway complete with whitewashed buildings, heavenly beaches and stone paved streets lined by tavernas serving up fresh octopus. I’d resigned myself to having to share this escape with hoards of travelers looking for the same romanticized holiday. I didn’t know that tucked between the popular Cycladic…

Las Clementinas: Playing House in Casco Viejo

Whenever I visit a new city, I try to picture if I could see myself living there. I spot the coffee shop where I would spend my afternoons working from my laptop, the narrow streets that would become my favorite route home. I select my would-be neighborhood bar, and the park where weekend picnics would…

Finca Victoria: A Dream Come True in Vieques

While searching for places to stay in Vieques, I stumbled upon what seemed to be my actual dream hotel. From its carefully crafted

Kholle House, Zanzibar: A Stay Fit for a Princess

To live like royalty, even for a day, is a fantasy for many of us. Unfortunately, we can’t all be Meghan Markle.

Joshua Tree National Park – Photo Diary

Joshua Tree National Park – Photo Diary

Hoi An Guide

Hoi An is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, and it’s not hard to see why. An ancient town embodied by colorful lanterns, adjacent to vibrant rice fields and boasting some of Vietnam’s best cuisine. Hoi An has every reason to be a fan favorite for travelers in Vietnam.  And yet, it…

Tulum on a Budget

Tulum has sat high on my bucket list for the last few years, so I was ecstatic when I found last minute tickets to ring in the new year on the very beach that I had spent years pining over photos of. I booked my ticket Christmas morning, and departed the very next day.  …

A Weekend in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a chaotic, crowded, insatiable city. It has an irresistible energy that awakens all five senses. I went in knowing very little about the city, pretty much only that I was really excited to eat a lot of dim sum. By the end of my weekend in Hong Kong, I left feeling exhausted,…