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San Ysidro Border Crossing: Everything You Need to Know for Visiting Tijuana

August 14, 2018
Guide to Visiting Tijuana, Mexico

The San Ysidro border crossing can seem a bit intimidating if you’ve never done it before. However I have visited Tijuana many times and that is why I have decided to break down the best ways to cross the San Ysidro border. Tijuana has really undergone a restoration process in the past couple of years. Slowly but surely Tijuana is shedding its darker past and reinventing herself as…

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50 Realistic Ways to Save Money for Travel NOW

May 1, 2018
How to save money for travel

The most common question I get (ironically mostly from real life – not so much from my blogging life) is how I afford to travel so much. I do not travel full-time. However, I have traveled to 54 countries so far, and plan to continue traveling as much as possible. But how have I managed to do this? If you don’t know me then let me introduce myself.…

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8 Simple Steps to Creating a Savings Plan (even when you know nothing about budgeting)

April 24, 2018
How to create a travel budget

Are you struggling with creating a savings plan and saving money? I know this stuff is no fun (*cue crying emoji*), so I am going to break this down into easy, bite-size steps for you. The easiest way to follow along is to write everything down as we go. This will help you stay organized and visually see for yourself where your money is being spent, and exactly…

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4 Ridiculously Simple Steps to Keep Your Vacation on Budget Every Time

April 18, 2018
How to create a travel budget

YAY, so you want to create a travel budget, do ya? That means you’ve decided to make travel a priority and you’re wanderlusting after some amazing destinations. I totally get it, this has been me my entire life. But to make those dreams a reality, you gotta budget. Travel ain’t free ya’ll. Side note: I actually don’t have a country accent, but I do like to throw out…

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12 Tips for Finding Cheap Flights Every Time

April 12, 2018
How to find cheap flights every time

How can I find the cheapest flights possible? That’s what everyone wants to know right? I have traveled more flights than I can really count or remember, and the thing is sometimes I scored and sometimes I didn’t. Thankfully, I figured out a method of flight search that leaves me comfortable with my purchase every single time. Could I have gotten $50 cheaper if I kept searching for weeks…

Photography Travel Tips

The 5 Tips You Need to Know to Take Amazing Photos of Yourself When Traveling Solo

November 15, 2017
White Sands National Monument - How to Take Amazing Photos of Yourself when Traveling Solo

Are you wondering how to take amazing photos of yourself when traveling solo? No worries, the struggle is real. There’s nothing worse than being on your dream vacation, and having no one to capture a photo of you there as well. I mean, these are your memories after all! So trust me, I completely understand. And since I have picked up a few tricks on the subject, I…

Hiking Travel Tips USA

Visiting Antelope Canyon: The Top 10 Tips You Need to Know

September 11, 2017
Visit-Antelope-Canyon-Page-Arizona

My road trip to visit Antelope Canyon ended up taking the prize for one of the most breathtaking natural wonders I’ve ever seen. These canyons are gorgeous and they’re growing in popularity every year. Actually, visiting Antelope Canyon has risen to the Top 5 status of things to do in Page, Arizona. I was surprised that during my recent trip I ended up meeting and connecting with people from…

Canada Travel Tips

8 Super Handy Tips for Visiting Lake Louise

July 8, 2017
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, Banff

Are you planning on visiting Lake Louise? Lake Louise is the show-stealer of Banff National Park, and a definite “must see” during your visit. It’s the most photographed lake in the world, and it’s no secret as to why. This place is stunning. Often times, famous locations don’t match the hype, but when you visit Lake Louise you’ll see, it surely does. The only complaint you might have is…

Mexico Travel Tips

Decrease Your San Ysidro Border Wait Time: Introducing PedWest!

April 18, 2017
San Ysidro Border Wait Time Tijuana San Diego PedWest

Are you tired of the San Ysidro border wait time? I, along with many others, are thrilled over the changes happening at the Tijuana/San Diego border. Stop waiting in hour-long lines, and say hello to PedWest! Both the U.S. and Mexican governments have been making moves to improve the port of entry (both ways!) by implementing a new west side pedestrian crossing.   Decrease Your San Ysidro Border…

Cuba Travel Tips

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling Cuba as an American

March 13, 2017
Cienfuegos, Cuba

UPDATE: As of June 2017 changes have been made under the Trump Administration regarding travel to Cuba. Travel to Cuba for Americans will still be possible, however you will have to travel with an organization that holds a license to take groups to Cuba. There has been a large influx of Americans traveling to Cuba lately, including myself. For over half a century the borders of Cuba have been…

Spain Travel Tips

The Ultimate Guide to Antoni Gaudí’s Park Güell

February 23, 2017
The Gaudi House Museum - The Ultimate Guide to Antoni Gaudi's Park Guell

I absolutely love Antoni Gaudí’s most famous landmark, Park Güell. You simply can’t visit Barcelona without seeing it. Park Güell is Antoni Gaudí’s most colorful and playful masterpiece. Park Güell is so creatively done, it’s as if Antoni Gaudí’s imagination was allowed to run rampant, and the result was the creation of this fascinating park. Park Güell features gardens, fountains, pavilions, sculptures, winding pathways, and much, much more! It was designed…