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    Traveling and the Coronavirus

    Everywhere I look, there it is – hysteria around the pandemic of Coronavirus. You have two extremes: people freaking out worried about dying and people who say it’s all a media craze and you’ll be fine if you just wash your hands a little more than usual. I’m not a health professional, so I’m not […]

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    A Local’s Guide to Puerto Rico

    I did a Puerto Rico travel guide the first time I visited the caribbean island, but I have to say, I barely scratched the surface with that one! This trip was so different for Ryan and me for a few reasons, but mainly because we didn’t work as much as we usually do. We actually took the time to have fun, relax, and let loose. And for the first time, we went on a trip with someone else!

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    Cabo Rojo Secret Beach

    What a gorgeous secret beach we discovered in Cabo Rojo! Cabo Rojo is an area on the far southwest corner of Puerto Rico. Since it’s near where the earthquake damage is, we were a little worried we wouldn’t be able to make it. But luckily, the roads were open and we got there just a […]

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    Where to Stay in Puerto Rico

    Google “where to stay in Puerto Rico” and you’ll see plenty of results for big hotels owned by large corporations offering luxurious accommodations. Most people who have visited Puerto Rico will tell you you just have to stay in Old San Juan. But I’m here to tell you that Google and your cousin’s friend who […]

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    Catamaran Sailing in Puerto Rico

    Before I went to Puerto Rico, I knew I wanted to do a boat day. This was the first group trip I’ve done since Turks & Caicos and the boat day we did on that trip was a blast, so it was at the top of my agenda.

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    The Spirit of Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico has been through a lot in the past few years. Personally, I had always wanted to visit the Caribbean island for one reason: it’s where my grandmother is from. So back in 2017 when I was planning my big 30th birthday trip, it was at the top of my list. Then Hurricane Maria […]

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    24 Hours in Johannesburg

    When I booked my flight there, I had never really heard too much about Johannesburg. I knew it was in South Africa, and that’s about it. My plan was to go on a safari (of course) and check out Cape Town. But since I was flying in and out of Joburg, I figured I might […]

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    Sabi Sands Travel Guide

    Wow, I just have to start this post off by saying how amazing this trip was. South Africa is such a magical place and Sabi Sands is unlike anywhere I’ve ever been. It is absolutely in my top 5 favorite trips without a doubt. Going on a safari was a major bucket list item I […]

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    What to Wear on an African Safari

    When I was shopping for my South Africa trip, I had no idea where to start. What does one wear on a safari? After some research, I found lots of articles that recommended long sleeves, pants, and a hat. I knew I wanted to wear a hat, but I wasn’t convinced long sleeves and pants were necessary in the 90-degree heat. So instead of packing my lululemons and nikes, I went shopping.

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    The Best Luxury Safari Lodge in Sabi Sands

    If you’re wondering where to stay on a safari in South Africa, you’ve come to the right place. When I first began my research, I had no idea where to start. I saw a flight deal to Johannesburg and jumped on it. I knew I wanted to do it right, which meant a lodge with all the amenities. And when you want a luxury safari experience in South Africa, you go to Sabi Sands.