travel planning

5 Essentials for International Travel

You’re excited for your trip! You’re ready to take it all on! You’re looking forward to the experiences you’ll have and the foods you’ll try. You bought cute new clothes and you hope those new shoes will be worn in by the time you leave. And then you start to panic. Even the most experienced… Continue reading 5 Essentials for International Travel

airports · Uncategorized

Marchese Lounge, Verona Airport

Is there a lounge at the Verona Airport (VRN)? Yes there is! However, there are a few things to know about it before you make your way through security. This lounge is small, but clean and accommodating, and the seats are comfortable! Here’s the low-down on who can use the lounge, what’s availabe to you… Continue reading Marchese Lounge, Verona Airport

Solo Travel Destinations · Wales

Solo Travel: Wales

Sometimes you stumble upon the perfect opportunity. Or perhaps, the perfect opportunity falls into your lap! That’s what happened with my trip to Wales back in March. The timing was right, so I took that perfect opportunity and ran with it. This was my first solo trip in a while, so it was tons of… Continue reading Solo Travel: Wales

DC Tours · Washington DC

How to Tour the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

There are two things I like to tell people about the Kennedy Center: they give FREE tours every day, and they give FREE performance every night of the week! Know Before You Go Here’s a quick overview of the fast facts to know before you go! Tours are offered daily, every 10-15 minutes during opening… Continue reading How to Tour the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

oahu · World Foods

What to Eat in Waikiki

I like to eat all over the world. Sushi in Japan. Pierogis in Poland. Pad Thai in Thailand. Afternoon tea in England. I’ll pretty much try anything. But in all my travels (including five trips to Hawaii!), there were still two food firsts for me this trip! Read on to find out what! Breakfast Is… Continue reading What to Eat in Waikiki

Uncategorized · Wales

What to Know Before You Visit Cardiff

Have you ever been to Wales? I just went for the first time back in March, kind of on a whim, and I’m already looking forward to going back to explore more of the country! If you find yourself in its capitol city of Cardiff, here’s a quick list of things to know before you… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Cardiff

DC Tours · Washington DC

How to Tour the American Red Cross, D.C.

Looking for something a little off-the-beaten-path in D.C.? Are you a nurse? Blood donor? War and history enthusiast? If your timing is just right, you can go on this little-known tour of the American Red Cross Headquarters in D.C.! Here’s how and what to expect! Know Before You Go As with anything and anywhere, there… Continue reading How to Tour the American Red Cross, D.C.

Virginia

What to Know Before You Visit Jamestown Settlement

It’s a little shameful. I’ve lived in Virginia for over 11 years, I love history, I was a Colonial-clad tour guide for five years, and I’ve been to Williamsburg multiple times, but this week marked my first ever trip to Jamestown Settlement! What’s the Difference Between Jamestown Settlement and Historic Jamestown? Historic Jamestown is the… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Jamestown Settlement

solo travel

6 Solo Travel Experiences to Have

If you’ve known me or been following the blog for long, you know solo travel changed my life! I strongly believe that everyone should try solo travel at least once, just to see what it’s like and see what you’re made of. If you need some ideas for how to stay occupied, this list of… Continue reading 6 Solo Travel Experiences to Have

south carolina · World Foods

What to Eat in Charleston

What’s the best reason to go South? Warmer weather? Friendly people? Food? All of those are good reasons, but only one touches every sense (hearing, smell, sight, touch, and taste), and that’s the food! Food in the South is a whole experience: bacon sizzling (hearing), breakfast cooking (smell), beautifully presented food on pretty, possibly heirloom… Continue reading What to Eat in Charleston