Travel Planning Tips & Tricks

But…there are 195 countries…how do I choose? You can go the spontaneous route and use my previous post as inspiration or simply think about which country or countries you have always dreamed of visiting and start there. Keep your budget and time limits in mind as well when choosing a destination. Pick Your Travel Destination But…thereContinue reading “Travel Planning Tips & Tricks”

Best Way to Beat the Turkey Wobbles When Traveling This Thanksgiving

” An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving day.” — Irv Kupcinet Thanksgiving is a day I commonly and lovingly refer to as a day where you gobble until you wobble. As a group fitness instructor that is also a hard thing to stomach. Pun intended. Exercise has become aContinue reading “Best Way to Beat the Turkey Wobbles When Traveling This Thanksgiving”

It’s the Gift That Keeps On Giving: 8 Reasons Why Travel is Beneficial

“Don’t listen to what they say, go see.”–Unknown   It’s been said that traveling is similar to a book; if you never travel you only get the chance to read one page. Travel is something I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to start young. No matter where I go or how old IContinue reading “It’s the Gift That Keeps On Giving: 8 Reasons Why Travel is Beneficial”

The Hardest Part of Traveling No One Talks About

Seven years ago, almost to the day, I moved from the United States to Leicester, England for a little over a year to pursue my Master’s degree. It was one of the best years of my life, and I have memories I will never forget and made incredible friends along the way. When I cameContinue reading “The Hardest Part of Traveling No One Talks About”

Every Country I’ve Visited: A Photo Story

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Scott Cameron To date, I’ve been to 20 countries (unless I’ve lost my mind and completely forgotten some) and I have loved nearly every second of my travels. There have been no shortages of hardships, blood, sweat, and tearsContinue reading “Every Country I’ve Visited: A Photo Story”

Staying Comfortable On A Long Haul Flight.

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta Is it even possible? It depends on which class you’re flying. When in first class it would be pretty tricky to feel the need to utter the words “I wish I had more room” or “would you mind not recliningContinue reading “Staying Comfortable On A Long Haul Flight.”

Getting the Perfect Shot. Nine Common Photo Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

“There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” — Ernst Haas Taking stunning photographs isn’t just for professional photographers with fancy cameras. Knowing the basics of taking a good photograph, such as the rule of thirds, can make massive improvementsContinue reading “Getting the Perfect Shot. Nine Common Photo Mistakes and How to Avoid Them”

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