• Top 10 Travel Essentials

    Travel essentials… we all have them. For some, it’s the items you simply cannot live without. For others, the items are about practicality, and are immaculately planned out. And, for others, they’re just a jumble of last-minute things you usually remember to cram into your carry-on the night before your flight. We all know the mandatory travel essentials like your I.D. card or your passport. In this category, I would also lump camera equipment… these items are generally a given, and not what this post is about.

  • How I Budget / Plan for Travel

    No matter which way you spin it, travel costs money… and, usually, it costs quite a bit of it. Depending on the type of traveller you are, this post may or may not be of any use to you. I considered, at first, writing this post about “how to budget / plan for travel” in general, but then I realized that approach was WAY too broad. Depending on how you like to travel and what your priorities are, etc., it would have potentially left you thinking, “Okay, that doesn’t apply to me at all”. So instead,

  • Happy World Tourism Day! – How to be a more responsible traveler

    World Tourism Day  September 27, 2017 “Leave nothing but footprints. Take nothing but pictures. Kill nothing but time.”  — Chief Seattle Happy World Tourism Day, Everyone! What better topic to discuss in my first official blog post than one I hold very close and dear to my heart: Responsible Travel ❤️ Tourism has been around forever and the concept of being a tourist is not anything new. However, it takes more than being a tourist to be a responsible traveler. But what does that even mean?