Posts in TRAVEL
12 BEST THINGS TO DO IN LISBON, PORTUGAL

I spent a week exploring the charming city of Lisbon, Portugal and it easily became one of my favorite European destinations! Riding the historic trams, walking up and down the hilly cobblestone streets, admiring the breathtaking coastal views and chatting over fresh seafood with friendly locals are just a few things that make this city an easy travel destination for anyone looking for a good time!

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11 PICTURE-PERFECT VIEWS OF THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE IN SAN FRANCISCO

As the most photographed bridge in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge is San Francisco’s most popular landmark and is at the top of every visitor’s bucket list! If you didn’t take a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge, did you even go to San Francisco? Not to worry — I’ve rounded up a list of the best places to photograph this iconic structure!

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WHERE TO FIND THE BEST COFFEE IN BANFF

Waking up bright and early to kick off your adventures in Banff National Park is always a great idea! And there’s nothing like a solid cup of coffee in a cozy cafe to help get you moving. I loved waking up with the excitement of trying out a new local coffee shop each morning to fuel up for the day! The best part was, each of these cafes in Banff had lovely breakfast options to compliment the perfect brew!

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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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10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING THE SHEIKH ZAYED MOSQUE IN ABU DHABI

Should you find yourself in the United Arab Emirates, a trip to Abu Dhabi to see the iconic Sheikh Zayed Mosque is an absolute must. Being a place of religious worship, there are specific cultural guidelines that are observed out of respect. Here are all the answers to your top 10 questions and everything you need to know before you plan your visit!

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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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WHERE TO STAY IN FES, MOROCCO: RIAD ANATA

If location, impeccable attention to detail and genuine hospitality are what you value, I highly recommend staying at Riad Anata during a visit to Fes, Morocco. Riad Anata displays a wonderful combination of traditional Moroccan decor mixed with modern amenities that will make you feel right at home. Plus, breakfast and chic decor are included in your stay!

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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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10 INSTAGRAMMABLE THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" and has become one of the world's premiere travel destinations for good reason. If you thought Las Vegas wasn’t your scene, think again! Though Vegas is known for its fancy hotels and entertaining nightlife, there’s so much more to see, eat and do than you could ever have imagined. Think award-winning restaurants run by celebrated chefs, iconic spots to catch a view of the city, and unique outdoor adventures — all picture perfect to fill your weekend and your Instagram feed!

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TRAVELING THE WORLD WITH T-MOBILE

When I travel, it's important for me to be able to stay connected with my family and friends back home without stressing over roaming charges and fussing over expensive international data plans. Luckily, I have been a T-Mobile customer for over 10 years and I have enjoyed the perks of connecting with my family, friends and followers from anywhere in the world!

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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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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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