The Ultimate Travel Guide to Chefchaouen: The Blue City in Morocco

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Chefchaouen The Blue City in Morocco

One of the biggest highlights of our girls trip to Morocco was the day trip to Chefchaouen. After seeing a video on Facebook earlier this year, I knew I wanted to go so I researched ways on how to get there during our free day in Fez. From viewing the new city to exploring the medina, I enjoyed every bit of the day. If you’re traveling to Morocco and want...

Photo Diary of Incredible Doors in Morocco

Incredible Doors in Morocco

Since I stayed home all summer, my only vacation of Q3 was spent on a girls trip to Morocco. This was a first for all of us on the continent of Africa and we learned a lot about the history, culture, food, and people within the country. One constant that remained in each of the five cities I visited were the unique designs of the doors and entry gates of shops, houses,...

Top Things to do in Kanchanaburi

As I’m preparing to travel for the last quarter of the year, I’m reminiscing about my time in Thailand. There are still things I haven’t shared so be prepared to read about them. After exploring the Temples in Bangkok, we spent two nights in Kanchanaburi. Our tour guide kept emphasizing staying in the jungle, but it was one of the most peaceful moments on our entire trip. If you plan...

More Than the Beach: 4 Caribbean Destinations for Cultural Travelers

More Than the Beach: 4 Caribbean Destinations for Cultural Travelers

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month and each year New York City hosts Caribbean Week. At this year’s Media Marketplace session , I had the opportunity to speak with individuals representing islands in the Caribbean Tourism Organization. A lot of people think the islands only offer blue waters, white sand beaches, or it as just a cruise stop. In efforts of learning the similarities and differences between the islands by...

5 Tips for Surviving a Long Haul Flight

5 Long Haul Flight Tips

Prior to visiting Greece, the longest direct flight I’ve ever been on was at most five hours. It’s kind of weird the first time around, but it gets easier the more it happens. In addition to bringing basic essentials, here are five long haul flight tips to keep in mind. Be Hydrated With recirculated air, carbonated drinks, and food full of sodium, you can leave a flight feeling dehydrated. To avoid...

10 Must See Places in Barcelona

10 Must See Places in Barcelona

With almost a year to plan and do research, my trip to Barcelona was still one of the most off the beaten path trips ever. A lot of exploring was done after purchasing a two-day Hola BCN travel card and taking the metro. I love looking at architecture when traveling and Antoni Gaudi and architecture go hand in hand. From the visiting the Gothic Quarter to strolling down Passeig de Gràcia,...

How to Get to Montserrat from Barcelona via Train

R5 to Montserrat from Barcelona via train

On my recent trip to Barcelona, I could’ve purchased advanced tours to Montserrat via Expedia, Viator, the hotel’s concierge service, or even get a private taxi, but I missed my chance due to last minute decisions. Luckily the front desk associate was able to suggest an alternate route: traveling by train. If you want to save some money and get a feel of a local’s way of going, here’s how...

2016 Travel Roundup

2016 Travel Roundup

2016 is coming to a close and I’m excited to share a roundup of my travels for the year. Between discovering extra vacation days and finding flight deals, random trips seemed to come up a lot this year. Including day, weekend trips, and days off,  I visited 5 countries and enjoyed each and every experience. Here’s how I traveled in 2016 while still working a full time job.   January: Atlanta, GA I...