Key West Bucket List

Key West Bucket List

Even if you can only make it to Key West for a one weekend it's worth it. Key West is home to the Southernmost point of the continental US, only 90 miles North of Cuba and the Florida Reef, so if for nothing else, at least come for the Cuban food and the snorkeling and diving! I visited Key West this June for my birthday, here are some of the highlights of my weekend and hopefully a great guide to your weekend itinerary.

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Everything You Need to Know About Rock Springs this Summer

Everything You Need to Know About Rock Springs this Summer

In the hot Florida summer, there’s not a whole lot that could be better than tubing down crystal clear, cool, spring waters all day. If you are from Central Florida or taking a vacation in Orlando you can visit the nearby Kelly Rock Springs a short drive away in Apopka.

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Hostels You Should and Shouldn't Stay at in Thailand and Cambodia

Hostels You Should and Shouldn't Stay at in Thailand and Cambodia

Hostels are a very important part to your backpacking experience. When choosing a hostel you look for somewhere you will meet people you can have a great time with, somewhere you feel safe, somewhere that isn’t so dirty you’re afraid to take off your shoes or take a shower, and somewhere you can relax if you need to. When you choose your hostel you have to use...

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6 Worthwhile Activities in Bangkok

6 Worthwhile Activities in Bangkok

Bangkok is a necessary evil. Chances are, that at some point during your trip to Southeast Asia you will be finding yourself flying in or out of the Bangkok airport and spending some time in the city. If you’ve read any blogs about Thailand you have read the countless complaints of bloggers everywhere about their dislike for the city, but there are actually...

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8 Foods You Must Try in Thailand

8 Foods You Must Try in Thailand

If the only thing that interests you about Thailand is the food, it would be a trip worth taking. There is so much incredible food in Thailand. Noodles, curries, meat sticks, desserts, the list goes on and on. In Thailand you will find foods from all different cuisines, but this is my bucket list of Thai food you must eat in Thailand!

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What to Do and What to Avoid in San Francisco

What to Do and What to Avoid in San Francisco

Recently I explored San Francisco for the second time, getting to go deeper into the city and experience more that it has to offer. The first time I visited San Francisco I didn’t care for it too much to be completely honest, but I had an amazing time this trip, I am so happy I gave it another chance! San Francisco has so much to offer in its unique neighborhoods, eclectic food choices, and people passionate about their city, contributing to it and making it

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How NOT to Choose a Bad Hostel

How NOT to Choose a Bad Hostel

Choosing a hostel somewhere you’ve never visited doesn’t have to be scary! You can take all the guesswork out of reserving a bed at a hostel by following this guide to making sure you stay at the hostel that’s perfect for you and your trip!

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How I Knew I Wanted to Travel Alone

How I Knew I Wanted to Travel Alone

My love for solo travel is not something I “just knew” about myself. It was not something inherently inside me that I always did, knew I would do, or dreamed of doing, it was actually a total accident. My break into the world of solo travel was not...

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Gifts the Traveler in Your Life Actually Wants for $20 or Less

Gifts the Traveler in Your Life Actually Wants for $20 or Less

When you look up gift ideas for the traveler in your life you will likely stumble upon countless lists of expensive gifts like mirrorless cameras, GoPros, or instax polaroid printers, but you probably aren’t looking to buy someone a gift costing upwards of $100. Here I’ve compiled a list of 20 gifts under $20 for your adventurous secret Santa victim.

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What You Need to Do in Nashville Besides Broadway

What You Need to Do in Nashville Besides Broadway

There’s more to Nashville than lower Broadway and honky tonks. Believe it or not I spent a week in Nashville and I spent the least amount of time on the trip on Broadway street. Nashville is an amazing city thriving with beautiful nature, talented musicians of all genres, incredible schools like Belmont and and Vanderbilt, and an eclectic food scene.

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A Letter to the World from an American Traveler

A Letter to the World from an American Traveler

When you leave for a trip abroad the last thing you want to do is immediately get into a heated discussion about the politics of the country you just left. Two of the huge reasons people travel are to open their mind to other cultures and other ways of life and to get a break from your normal daily routine. If Americans can agree on one thing right now after the results of the election, it is that nobody can agree on anything and

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Volcanoes, Guitars, Creepy Fish, and Seattle, Washington

Volcanoes, Guitars, Creepy Fish, and Seattle, Washington

Sometimes you don’t get quite as much time in a city as you hope to, but in my opinion a quick trip beats no trip any day. I was able to visit Seattle this year, but only had two days to spend in a city with much more to offer than my time there allowed. That being said, I do feel like I got the most out of those two days as I could! I spent one

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How To Have The Best Weekend Ever In New Orleans!

How To Have The Best Weekend Ever In New Orleans!

New Orleans, where American, French, African, and Spanish culture come together to make a city like nowhere else. The architecture, the food, and the atmosphere of New Orleans is inherently unique. After four visits to New Orleans in two years I have finally gathered together what you need to do to experience as much of the city as you can in one weekend visit.

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Making the Most of Memphis in One Day

Making the Most of Memphis in One Day

Memphis, Tennessee is a popular passing through point on any great American road trip, whether you’re heading South to New Orleans, East to Nashville, or Southeast to Savannah, you need to spend at least a full day in Memphis. Here is my guide and my money saving tips for Memphis, Tennessee!

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How I Can Afford To Travel: Making Work Trips A Vacation

How I Can Afford To Travel: Making Work Trips A Vacation

Many of you may have noticed that recently I was galavanting around California, but I’m going to let you in on a little secret, I was actually on a work trip. Here are some secrets on ways to afford to travel more!

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Big Sur-Vival Guide

Big Sur-Vival Guide

Are you gearing up for a road trip along the Big Sur coast? Maybe you’re going to visit San Francisco and have some extra time to kill but haven’t decided how to spend it yet, or perhaps you’ve seen someone’s stunning photos of the Big Sur, added it to your destination bucket list, but don’t actually know anything about it. I just drove along that beautiful coastline and to be completely honest...

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Beck What The Heck Takes On the San Francisco Bay!

Beck What The Heck Takes On the San Francisco Bay!

Come with me! Escape wherever you are to come along with me to San Francisco for the weekend! I bet you're thinking, "How the heck am I supposed to go with Beck What The Heck to San Francisco when I'm stuck at home and gotta be at work first thing in the morning?!" Well, fear not my friends! I was in the Golden City last weekend and I'm taking you with me on a visual tour! 

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Questions I Am Always Asked as a Travel Blogger

Questions I Am Always Asked as a Travel Blogger

As a solo traveler and blogger there are a lot of questions I am regularly asked about my life. Some about trip planning and tips, others about my personal life, so here are some of my most frequently asked questions and the answers everyone is looking for! 

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