Category: Travel Planning

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

3 Amazing Hikes on the Big Island of Hawaii

Our trip to Hawaii ended up being more hiking days than beach days, which was actually great. We were able to do three amazing hikes on different parts of the island to see some really cool things. The hikes varied in length from less than a mile to 6 miles …

Hawaii: My Big Island Packing List

Aloha everyone! Today is my last day on the island and I am 100% not ready to head back to the real world. This trip has been amazing and I can’t wait to share more of it throughout this month. If you want to see some of the great photos …

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