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After going to Antarctica, my next major bucket list trip was an African Safari! I had originally booked this for 2020, but because of Covid, it was canceled for 2020 and 2021. I had originally booked Kenya and Tanzania,...Read More »
I’ve been to Mexico in the past (Mexico City!), but never with the time or ability to go swimming with the Whale Sharks! So this trip, I wanted to make it happen. Since it’s a huge bucket list attraction, I felt like I should...Read More »
Looking for the best small group tours Scotland has to offer? Well, I’m here to help. There are many different companies that provide services for small group tours of Scotland, but it really depends on what kind of trip you’re after! I’ve been to Scotland myself twice, and...Read More »
I’m sure I’m not the only one who has seen those gorgeous pictures on Instagram of beautiful women posing in stunning locations with their hair a-curled and their dress a-twirled. But like… what’s a regular person supposed to do? We can’t all be stunning models! Heck, I’m a...Read More »
Once I settled on what company that I wanted to go to Antarctica with, I had another decision to make… whether or not to go Antarctica kayaking! It was a pretty hefty extra expense, and I just didn’t know if I was fit enough or if it was...Read More »
Over the past few months, I’ve found myself down in the St. Pete and Tampa Bay area frequently to visit my grandmother, so I decided it was high time that I do a dolphin sunset cruise! It was really hard to choose which one to take because there...Read More »
Besides going on my Antarctica trip in the first place, I think most people were surprised to hear that you could go camping in Antarctica! Antarctica camping is an add-on for most companies that is limited to a certain amount of people. I’ve written this article because I...Read More »
I spent probably about 2 years planning my trip to Antarctica. It was so hard to know which was the best Antarctica cruise, and since it is pretty expensive, I didn’t want to choose poorly! I ended up choosing G Expedition Antarctica (for several reasons....Read More »
Helsinki in A Day ~ Best Stops on City Sightseeing Helsinki
Whatever your reasons, if you only have one day in Helsinki, you’ll want to see the best sights! Helsinki in a day is doable, but you won’t be able to see it all! I’m going to highlight the...Read More »
Looking For The Best Ferry From Helsinki to Tallinn?
Since I was already in Finland for a teaching conference, I figured why not cross over into the Baltic states to explore afterward. But how?? My usual forms of transportation between countries are planes, trains,...Read More »
After I decided to go to Scotland, the next logical step was to decide where I wanted to go! Since this was my second time going, I wanted to hit up all the places I’d heard about but didn’t see last time. I had three goals: Loch Ness,...Read More »
Jacobite Boat Cruise ~ A Loch Ness Boat Trip Experience!
Whether or not you believe that a Monster lurks in the depths of a Scottish lake, a Loch Ness boat trip should definitely be on your list! There are a few different places to start your Loch Ness tour...Read More »
Small group tour companies like G Adventures are a great way to see the world for solo travelers, couples, and small groups of friends! There are so many companies out there that it might be overwhelming to know the differences between them! As a travel...Read More »
When my trip to Dubai was still in its planning stages, I started looking into the possibility of scuba diving Dubai packages. I naturally wondered the scuba diving in Dubai cost, but I was also really concerned about quality! I did some reading, and apparently, the diving in...Read More »
Getting there and back again is often the most expensive part of travel plans, and spending so much in one go can be incredibly demotivating. Whether you’re headed to another hemisphere or simply hopping between the east and west coasts of the US, a flight can cost a lot...Read More »
My G Adventures Jordan Highlights tour was a part of my Middle East Adventure! I originally found a good deal for a trip to Egypt, and decided to tack on Jordan and Israel as well! I was originally only interested in Petra tours from Amman, which I think...Read More »
Road Trip Mexico ~ Driving in Mexico Tips
A road trip in Mexico seemed like the perfect idea to go see the beautiful Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary and to get out of Mexico City! I didn’t want to be beholden to public transportation, and my Spanish is pretty alright, so...Read More »
Fox Rent a Car Mexico and Mex Rent Car Review
When I decided to use a long weekend to fly down to Mexico, I opted to rent a car because I wanted the freedom to go where I wanted. I often like to use tours when I’m in...Read More »
Finding the best way to travel Europe in 2 weeks or 2 months can be tricky! There are so many options when you’re planning flexible trips. For my first foray to Europe, I mostly did it by planes. For my second, it was trains! But I decided I...Read More »
Have you ever taken a holiday or vacation and felt like it wasn’t long enough? So many people feel that they have such a great time away, that after a short week or two, it can be hard to go back to normality and routine. Life, unfortunately, means...Read More »
Looking into a Game of Thrones Holiday to tour the Game of Thrones places?
There are many benefits to traveling the world alone. It’s fun, liberating, incredibly exciting, and gives you the unique opportunity to plan your trip around your wants and needs alone, without the input...Read More »
Planning a Trip to Antarctica?
Antarctica was my 7th continent, and I researched up a storm about it. Are there flights to Antarctica? What’s the best time to go to Antarctica? Is a last-minute Antarctica cruise deal still possible? And even, can I go to Antarctica at all?
I wanted to go...Read More »
Shopping for Christmas gifts for travellers and loved ones can either be exciting or frustrating depending on you or your loved one! Some people are very hard to shop for because they just buy whatever they want to begin with! And some people hate to shop, so it doesn’t matter...Read More »
Egypt is mostly known for deserts and pyramids, but I was excited to find out that my Egypt tour made a stop at the Red Sea! I, of course, set out to find the best Hurghada Diving Center to assist me to...Read More »
When I was planning my 3 day Iceland road trip (layover on my way to Egypt), I knew a few activities that I desperately wanted to do: Waterfalls, Blue Lagoon, and the Silfra Snorkeling. That’s not the first thing...Read More »
WOW Air first got on my radar in late 2016 because I was trying to visit Iceland for the first time. I didn’t have any problems, and I was very surprised when I kept hearing people complain about it. I decided to...Read More »
I’m a self-admitting “Nerd,” and I absolutely love it when bars and restaurants have games. I’m always searching for them, so when I went to Memphis, I was pumped to discover not one but THREE fun Memphis bars with bar games! They all have TONS of options for...Read More »
Swim with Otters Georgia ~ An Otter Encounter Near Me and You!
Behind the question “Can you have an otter as a pet?” is definitely “Where can I swim with otters as an otter encounter.” Don’t worry, you’re not alone. I first became aware that this was even an...Read More »
Tiny Planet 360 Camera
I’ve been on the hunt for a 360 camera since I saw a Tiny Planet Video on Youtube. I thought it was the coolest thing since sliced bread. The pictures were so interesting, but I thought the movies were...Read More »
Paid research studies, paid focus groups, and paid market research groups all amount to the same thing: Money. These paid research studies are funded by companies that want to interview normal people to get their opinion! I’m trying to fund my Antarctica trip solely by doing...Read More »
How to budget for Argentina
Where did my money go in Argentina for a 6 night trip?
Here’s the quick rundown. Click and read below to get a deeper insight!
Total: $1017.08 for 6 days. Check each section below to see a breakdown!
When I decided to head down to Peru, I knew I had to find a way to make a flight for the Nazca Lines Tour to happen (they’re also known as the Lineas de Nazca). I’ve heard of them for years in a variety of places from National Geographic to...Read More »
Niagara Falls is amazing enough without having to add any new experiences… but… why wouldn’t you want to make it extra amazing? I had been warned of all the tourist traps and kitschy attractions, but I didn’t care. I still wanted to see Niagara, and I wanted to...Read More »
Groupons are critical to me saving up enough money to go on all of my trips. Below I’ve found the best Groupons to use this summer in Atlanta! I’ve put them into categories for you; this list is absolutely not exhaustive, but I think are the top ones...Read More »
All I needed to hear was that Essaouira was a Game of Thrones filming location, and I was sold. Add to that that there were goats involved? I’m so in. So, I decided to take a day trip to Essaouira. Do keep in mind that there are more...Read More »
The mark of a truly brilliant idea is one so simple and amazing that you can’t believe someone thought of it before you. Well… let me tell you about the most brilliant thing I’ve heard of…Unclaimed Baggage. I feel like I’ve heard...Read More »
If you’re like most people from Atlanta, around early April you start hearing the exciting trumpets announcing an annual festival South of Atlanta. I’m of course talking about The 2018 Georgia Renaissance Festival.
Much like Yours Truly, the Georgia Renaissance Festival has graced Atlanta for a solid...Read More »
I took one of the amazing trekking tours in Morocco through the Atlas Mountains to get to the Sahara! I slogged through tons of reviews (like Morocco tours Tripadvisor) to find the best option for me. Since I was going to be by myself, I had to be careful when...Read More »
I love a good game night, and when I’m not off traipsing around the world, I have to keep myself occupied here at home in good ol’ Atlanta and find fun things to do in Atlanta. Naturally my traveling, while cheap, isn’t free, so I do need to still find...Read More »
There are tons of ways to have a fun weekend, but if you want an EPIC weekend? Then you, my friend, need to drive a tank in Georgia. Didn’t know that tank driving in Georgia was an option, did you? I’m here to tell you that it is!...Read More »
During my quick layover in Berlin, I rifled through the brochures at my hostel and stumbled across the Berlin Street Art Tour and Workshop by Alternative Berlin! It was my third trip to Berlin, and I’d never heard of anything like this before! I’ll tell...Read More »
Skyscanner hacks to get cheap flights
The best way to save money with Skyscanner.net is obviously to use a combination of these Travel Hacks! If you really want to save money on flights, it only takes a bit of work. First search for where...Read More »
It’s one of the biggest fears a traveler can have, and it has happened to me. On the first day of my trip. I was on a train from Germany to Geneva to kick off my month long trip before going home to grad school. The guy on the train asked...Read More »
The Australia Zoo is outside of Brisbane and run by the Irwin Family of Crocodile Hunter fame. I went right before I left Australia when I was out there in 2006 for my Study Abroad adventure. I have 2 main regrets from that trip.
1. Crappy Camera...Read More »
I was originally supposed to go training (literally… train!) through Asia on the Trans-Mongolian Express because I wanted to check out Asia and see if maybe I wanted to teach abroad (Korea? Japan?). I wasn’t able to get my visas for that in time and...Read More »
Why Did I buy a Canon DSLR Camera?
It wasn’t until I was making a photobook for my parent’s Christmas present that I realized, “Whoa, I need a better camera.” My pictures in my earliest photo books were pretty grainy, and they looked much better in my later books when I...Read More »