European Cities to Avoid in the Summer

European Cities to Avoid in the Summer

Summer is considered the high season of travel for a lot of reasons. Kids are out of school, the weather is great and people are on the hunt for adventure! One of my favorite places to spend the summer months is Europe, but there are certain cities I avoid at all costs during the summer. Unlike my list of European cities that are best in the summer, these cities are ones I highly suggest skipping if you find yourself in Europe in…

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How to Start Your Own Blog

How to Start Your Own Blog

When I first started my blog, I had no idea what I was doing. At first, this wasn’t even solely a travel blog. I think my original idea was more for a lifestyle blog, but I really loved writing about my travels so that’s what it morphed into. This blog has been my creative outlet on and off for 3 years now and it was only in the last six months that I really started taking it seriously. A lot…

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FabFitFun Summer 2018 Box: A Review

FabFitFun Summer 2018 Box: A Review

Today, let’s talk about one of the staples of Millennial life: Subscription Boxes. I have tried my fair share of them over the years and they all have their pros and cons. Up until I tried FabFitFun last fall(meaning fall 2016), I NEVER stuck with a box for more than 6 months. Usually, I would get bored with them but after a year and a half, I am still in love with my FabFitFun subscription! I love it so much…

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The Best Cities in Europe to Visit in the Summer

The Best Cities in Europe to Visit in the Summer

Summer is consistently considered to be the peak travel season. The kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and it just seems to be the perfect time to take that trip you have been wanting to take for a while! Now, if that trip you are taking is to Europe, there are certain cities that are absolutely perfect for your summer travels. Some cities in Europe are perfect all year round, but certain ones shine a bit brighter…

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How to Pack for an Extended Trip

How to Pack for an Extended Trip

Packing for an extended trip can be one of the hardest things a traveler can do. Examples of extended trips are things like studying abroad, summer internships, and even backpacking around the world. Whether your trip is to one place or many, any trip over 3 weeks long poses a specific set of challenges when it comes to packing. How often do I want to do laundry? Can I repurpose pieces so I am not repeating the same outfits over…

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A Frequent Traveler’s Airport Survival Guide

A Frequent Traveler’s Airport Survival Guide

Airports are a necessary evil when traveling. From the long security lines to the overpriced food, I think it’s safe to say that very few people actually enjoy their time at the airport. Going through security it seems like its everyone’s first time at the airport and long layovers feel like a massive waste of your time and energy. And the absolute worst part? Seeing all those people who look effortlessly relaxed while dealing with the same struggles you are!…

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4 Reasons to Visit the Big Island of Hawaii Now

4 Reasons to Visit the Big Island of Hawaii Now

Getting the chance to visit the Big Island of Hawaii this month was one of the most amazing travel experiences I have had thus far. The island is insanely beautiful and diverse! One minute you are in lush green forests, then a valley or a black sand beach. Even better than the scenery is the amazing food and the kind people. Hawaii may be one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited. I was constantly surprised by the…

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My May Faves: A Round-up of My Favorite Products, Places, and More

My May Faves: A Round-up of My Favorite Products, Places, and More

Happy Monday! I am really excited to introduce a new kind of post to the blog today: a favorites list! Do you ever find products, places, or small things in your life that you want to share with others? Well, I do! Today, I am going to share with all of you some of my favorite things in a few different categories. These aren’t things that I think need their own post on the site, but each month I am…

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The Hilton Waikoloa Village Day Pass

The Hilton Waikoloa Village Day Pass

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Have you ever wanted to enjoy the amenities of a hotel without the cost of staying there overnight? The Hilton Waikoloa Village offers a day pass that lets you do just that! As a self-proclaimed princess, I do enjoy the finer things in life, but as a frequent traveler I also know when to be practical. On my recent trip to Hawaii, practicality won out for our accommodations and we opted…

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4 Free Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii

4 Free Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii

When we started planning our Hawaii trip, my sister was constantly reminding me to not be shocked by the cost of everything. We may have found a great deal on our flights(read more here), but the rest of the trip could be pricey. I was sure that everything we did on the trip would make my bank account cry. Man was I wrong! Granted, groceries and other essentials we had to purchase on the trip were expensive, but we were…

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