Posts in ADVENTURE TRAVEL
5 DAY WINTER ITINERARY TO BANFF AND LAKE LOUISE

A winter trip to Banff and Lake Louise has been on my travel bucket list for as long as I can remember. With stunning snow-covered landscapes, frozen lakes, and piping hot chocolate, there is an abundance of snowy activities for everyone If you’re visiting Banff & Lake Louise in the winter, here is a quick recap of my 5 Day Itinerary to help plan your trip to Alberta, Canada!

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HOW TO BOOK A DOG SLEDDING TOUR IN BANFF, CANADA

There is no shortage of magical winter activities in Banff, but if dogsledding is on your adventure bucket list, there’s no better place to do it than in Canada! I recently had the opportunity to check off so many bucket list experiences in Banff, including dog sledding through a winter wonderland and learning how to mush with Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours. It was truly one of the most incredible winter experiences I have ever had. Here’s everything you need to know before experiencing it for yourself!

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WHY A DESERT SAFARI TOUR SHOULD BE ON YOUR DUBAI BUCKET LIST

A Dubai Desert Safari is one of the most popular and sought-after experiences in the UAE for one very good reason: powder soft sand, dune bashing in the desert, dreamy sunsets and dinner at an authentic Bedouin camp give you an experience of a lifetime that you cannot have anywhere else in the world! So when planning my trip to Dubai, I knew I had to include a desert safari tour in order to have the ultimate travel experience.

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THE ULTIMATE WEEKEND GUIDE TO DOWNTOWN NAPA

I recently had the opportunity to visit Downtown Napa and had the most romantic little getaway with Shahzeb! On Friday night, we checked into our hotel and spent the weekend eating and exploring to our hearts’ content! Here’s my quick guide on where to stay, eat & play!

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SINTRA, PORTUGAL: THE COMPLETE DAY TRIP GUIDE TO FAIRYTALE CASTLES AND MORE

Sintra, Portugal is an easy and must-do day trip destination for anyone visiting Lisbon. Just 40 minutes from Lisbon, Sintra feels like a world of its own with its fairytale castles and intricate palaces. With so much to see and do, here’s a complete guide of places you cannot miss when you visit!

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9 INSTAGRAMMABLE HIDDEN GEMS IN SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco is known around the world for its iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, but if you love discovering hidden gems when you travel then you must check out some of San Francisco's most picturesque spots off the beaten path.

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A QUICK TRAVEL GUIDE TO LAGOS, PORTUGAL

Lagos is one of the most popular and historic towns in the Algarve region and for good reason: it contains some of the region's best beaches and rock formations! The Algarve is a little slice of heaven located on Portugal's southern coast and offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Lisbon.

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THE ULTIMATE IGUAZU FALLS GUIDE: ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL

If you've got a thing for waterfalls, the world-famous Iguazu Falls in South America should definitely be on your travel bucket list! One of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Igauzu Falls straddles the border of Argentina and Brazil, giving visitors the option of admiring this beauty from either country. Which side should you visit? Read on to find out!

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BEST BEACHES IN RIO DE JANEIRO

If you're visiting Rio, the the only Portuguese word you really need to memorize is praia, meaning "beach"! Rio de Janeiro is well known for its famous stretches of sand and decorative boardwalks, so it's a no-brainer why this seaside city in Brazil has captured the world's attention with its beautiful beaches. Choosing which beach to visit can be a bit overwhelming, as there are so many to pick from, with each one a bit different from the next.

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DOORS-OFF HELICOPTER PHOTO EXPERIENCE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful seaside city in Brazil, famous for its stunning beaches, Christ the Redeemer statue on Mount Corcovado and for the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain. With a little change in perspective, you can catch aerial views from above by taking flight in a doors-off helicopter and you too can capture the perfect shoe selfie!

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DAY TRIP TO POINT REYES, CALIFORNIA

Point Reyes is a nature reserve located on the Point Reyes Peninsula in Marin County, California. Located just 35 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 1 along the west coast of California, Point Reyes is a perfect day trip to escape the city and explore the outdoors. After visiting this California beauty, I've put together a list of my favorite spots in the area!

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FIRST TIMER'S GUIDE TO PORTLAND, OREGON

Portland, Oregon is one my favorite cities in the US — it's of those cities that has something for everyone. Whether you're a foodie, a coffee aficionado or an adventurer, you will definitely find what you're looking for. If you are visiting for the first time, there are a few must-do's to get the ultimate Portland experience and feel like a true Portlandian!

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CHECKING IN: REJUVENATE AT RUSH CREEK LODGE, YOSEMITE

I recently spent a weekend exploring Yosemite National Park. Yosemite is such an incredible place to travel and an accommodation can make all the difference in your trip! If you’re looking for a luxurious place to stay and hit that reset button, you must spend a weekend at Rush Creek Lodge and try their Relaxation and Renewal Wellness Program. Read on to learn more!

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8 INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCES TO HAVE IN ACAPULCO, MEXICO

I was recently invited to Acapulco, Mexico and had the opportunity to explore the city with the Acapulco Tourism Board. Located on Mexico's Pacific Coast, Acapulco is a beach resort town made famous in the 50's and 60's by celebrities such as Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley! With its luxurious beachside resorts, glitzy nightlife and delicious food, I knew there would be plenty to fall in love with. If you are visiting Mexico soon, here is a list of activities to help you explore the best of Acapulco!

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ULTIMATE SUMMER GUIDE TO SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

Lake Tahoe is known for its epic views and stunning scenery. Though you can’t go wrong no matter where you go or what you do, having a basic game plan will help you maximize your time here. If you're planning to visit South Lake Tahoe this summer, here's the ultimate travel guide with everything you need to know, including where to stay, eat and play!

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WHERE TO CATCH THE BEST SUNSETS IN SAN FRANCISCO

While there's no shortage of sweet spots to soak up the sunsets in San Francisco, some in particular outshine the rest. So where should you go if you're looking to wind down at the end of the day? I've got you covered with a list of the best places to watch the sunset in San Francisco!

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FLOATING OVER NAPA VALLEY IN A HOT AIR BALLOON

If you are planning a trip to Napa Valley, one thing you must consider is taking a hot air balloon ride at sunrise. For the wine buff, you'll get a unique view of the vineyard from above. For the thrill seeker, sights that will take your breath away. And for those with a little vertigo, you can take your love of adventure to new heights.

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15 FANTASTIC THINGS TO DO IN TORONTO, CANADA

Recognized as one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, Toronto is home to fascinating museums, artistic culture and an abundance of eateries. In addition to the popular tourist attractions that shouldn't be missed, this list also includes unique destinations you should absolutely try to squeeze into your trip to get a real taste of what Toronto has to offer.

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EXPLORING NIAGARA FALLS

One of the most beautiful and famous waterfalls in the world exists right here in North America. When visiting Niagara Falls, there are so many ways to experience the fun and beauty of the falls. Check out my guide to Niagara Falls to discover how you can get up close to explore this natural wonder!

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