I'm a world traveler, writer, photographer, and lover of food & drink, who's always in search of new adventures!

 

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If there was a university degree in planning, then I would have an honorary PhD. I am extremely detail-oriented and excel at doing research, creating itineraries, planning events, anticipating needs, etc. Just because I'm that way doesn't mean you have to be, too. Here I will share my tried and true methods for making your travels as hassle-free as possible.

October 23, 2017

This summer, while traveling in Central and Eastern Europe, I was researching possible places to visit when I found out about the recently implemented visa waiver program for Belarus. This post provides useful tips based on my experience.

October 20, 2017

Whether you are planning to be gone for a few months or a few years, packing for an around-the-world trip can seem like an impossible task. Here's what I would (and wouldn't) take on a similar trip today.

October 19, 2017

This past April, after 17 sleepless hours of international travel, I landed in Sofia, Bulgaria, excited to commence a four-month-long Central and Eastern Europe exploration. After collecting my checked bag, I proceeded to the nearest ATM, only to have my request for le...

October 16, 2017

After 91 total nights traveling on a variety of sailing vessels, I can honestly say that cruising is a great alternative to a land-based vacation and these are the reasons why you should try it.

October 9, 2017

Deciding where to go on vacation can be a daunting task, especially if you are traveling with more than one other person. To avoid disappointment, be sure to ask yourself and your traveling companions these six questions that will help determine the best vacation desti...

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