Manuel Antonio Travel Guide – Your Perfect Costa Rica Trip

I’m going to start this “things to do in Manuel Antonio” travel guide with a very dumb but very true backstory. Costa Rica was my husband’s and my first trip abroad together. To build his comfort with a big trip so far from home, I asked him what he wanted to see on this trip.Continue reading “Manuel Antonio Travel Guide – Your Perfect Costa Rica Trip”

9 Tips for a Day Trip to the Blue Mountains from Sydney

Planning to take a day trip to the Blue Mountains from Sydney? You can absolutely do it, and you absolutely should. Our day trip to Australia’s Blue Mountains National Park was one of my favorite days on my Australia trip, and it was made even better that we could get there easily from our SydneyContinue reading “9 Tips for a Day Trip to the Blue Mountains from Sydney”

How to Do One Day in Northern Ireland

The Short Version Are you asking yourself, “how do I do one day in Northern Ireland?” Well, let me tell you. You can absolutely do Northern Ireland in a day leaving from Dublin. Here is where you can for sure hit up with plenty of time to spare, assuming you leave early: Dark Hedges Giant’sContinue reading “How to Do One Day in Northern Ireland”

5 Must-Bring Items for Phuket • Thailand Packing List

THAILAND. We’ve all seen the photos. We’ve all read some blogs. We’ve all dreamed of going. So you finally decided, FUCK IT, I’M GOING TO PHUKET. Yes I’m proud of that, no I don’t regret it. Anyway… you’ve begun or have planned your trip and are starting to plan what you’ll bring. Perfect, you’re inContinue reading “5 Must-Bring Items for Phuket • Thailand Packing List”

Where to Eat During Your Ireland Road Trip

I’ve got to admit, I wasn’t terribly excited for Irish food. I’d heard about the beauty of the countryside and the cliffs and the tiny roads, but I’d never really heard anything about the food. This, to me, isn’t necessarily a sign of a country’s good standings with visitors’ tastebuds. Good thing for you, I’mContinue reading “Where to Eat During Your Ireland Road Trip”

How to do Sydney in One Day

During our Aussie trip, we knew we were going to spend a few days in Sydney. We knew one full day was going to be devoted to the Blue Mountains and that we had roughly two and a half additional days in the city. We wanted to make sure to devote one day in SydneyContinue reading “How to do Sydney in One Day”

Lady Elliot Island – Don’t Miss This Great Barrier Reef Island

Lady Elliot Island & Why I Had to Go There If you’re like me, seeing the Great Barrier Reef has been an actual bucket list item for as long as you can remember. I grew up watching so much Animal Planet that I cannot believe I don’t work directly with animals for my profession. So,Continue reading “Lady Elliot Island – Don’t Miss This Great Barrier Reef Island”

8 Southeast Asia Tips for First Timers

I didn’t know what to expect on my first trip to Asia, other than gorgeous water. And I’ve got to say, I’m in love with Southeast Asia at this point. Thailand was always a dream (I mean… you saw “The Beach” right?) and finally getting to go was such an intense life goal. I’m notContinue reading “8 Southeast Asia Tips for First Timers”

10 Day Ireland Road Trip Itinerary – Hits & Misses

If you’re here, you’re already probably interested in renting a car and making your way around the lovely island of Ireland. AND YOU’RE RIGHT! I’m so glad I listened to all the bloggers out there who recommended just renting a car and doing a 10 day driving tour of Ireland. You get to see SOContinue reading “10 Day Ireland Road Trip Itinerary – Hits & Misses”