5 Ways Turkey is Actually Better than Greece

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For my most recent escapades across the Aegean Sea, while the Greek Islands were what I was looking forward to the most, Turkey was the place that really surprised me. Istanbul quickly climbed my list of favorite destinations and now holds…

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

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It's no secret that Japan is quirky. In fact, they own it. With themed cafes and WTF foods to the crazy toilets, being bizarre seems to be part of the attraction. Here are some of the weird things to see in Japan and Tokyo. The Good…

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

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One of the most iconic hikes in South America and one of the top five ranked treks in the world, the Inca Trail is an impressive mix of climate zones, topography and ancient history. But between 3 am wake up calls and a proverbial crapshoot…

3 Things I Wish I knew Before Visiting Greece

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Greece is on almost everyone’s bucket list, but as a country that's comprised of anywhere between 1400 and 10,000 islands depending on who you ask, how do you have any idea where to go or what to do? Let me tell you what I wish I knew.…

That Time I Became a Certified Viking in Iceland

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Iceland – it’s remote, exotic, and a super sexy travel destination. With glaciers and volcanoes that beckon you and dramatic photos that call to every aspiring photographer, it’s an outdoor lover’s dream. Surprisingly affordable…

6 Reasons Thailand is my Favorite Country on the Planet

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There are some places you’re so excited to visit that the hype never lives up to the expectations. Thankfully, Thailand was not one of those places. Forever immortalized in cult classics like the Hangover 2 and The Beach, life in Bangkok…

How to Go to Hawaii for Less than $1000 the Week of Christmas

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The stereotypical honeymoon getaway, a lot of people write off Hawaii for being too expensive, something they wouldn’t be able to afford or somewhere they have to save for a special occasion. Not true. As long as you do a little bit of  homework…

3 Must-See Attractions in Hawaii and 2 You Can Skip

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Planning a trip to Hawaii can often seem overwhelming between the price, the countless attractions, and deciding which islands to visit. Some people will argue that Oahu is the best island to visit for first-timers, while others may…