Although its been quite some time since I was given the amazing opportunity to travel to Rome, Italy, I find myself thinking about my time there more and more frequently. Continue reading
I recently visited Negril, Jamaica for a family vacation leading up to the New Year. Continue reading
After spending five days in Negril, Jamaica, I can confidently say that these are the top two must-do experiences as a tourist while you’re there. Continue reading
Yesterday I headed to Denver for a fun day of exploring the city with my sister.
I have to say I’ve been blessed with having a national park so close to my house–Rocky Mountain National Park is about an hour and a half away from where I live now.
Voluntourism is seemingly a great thing–you get to volunteer abroad while also getting all the benefits of being a tourist! You’ll get to know new communities, experience different people, and learn about a culture you haven’t before. But voluntourism might not be everything its known for–including the idea that it might be doing more harm than good in the long run. But how is that possible?
And what I mean by traveling the world is really wherever your travel takes you! That could be road-tripping across the country, flying across the globe, or sailing across the ocean, depending on what you like. And while all the fun is going on, staying safe is also essential. Here are 10 important tips to follow to stay safe while traveling the world:
No better feeling than booking your plane ticket, packing your bags, and gathering your documents to prepare for an awesome adventure. If you are planning to fly out of the country you need to have a passport and form of identification on you. Even if I am flying within the country I like to carry my passport on me. And no better way to dress up your passport than with an adorable passport cover. Some of these covers even double as wallets and allow card slots so everything can be in one place. A cover adds extra flair to your travel gear, but it also allows for added protection. Your passport is going to be with you for almost a decade and you need to keep it in top shape! It provides protection from bending, tearing, and spills while traveling in your bag. And adds color and added texture so you are able to find it easier. Now that’s what I call stylish and functional!
I never thought jet lag was a real disorder, I just thought it was a way of naming some temporary body symptoms like fatigue or gastrointestinal problems. But switching my body clock to half a day ahead of what I’m used to, and then flying for two days, I learned pretty quickly that jet lag can be a serious, and very real, disorder.