Best Place to Snorkel in Belize

Belize, I adore you. You’re beautiful, laid back, and a good time. Oh… wait… sorry. You’re not Belize, you’re looking *for* Belize. My bad. Well, either way, I like you too because you’re planning a trip to this gem in the Caribbean. And I’ve got to tell you, not only is snorkeling in Belize amazing,Continue reading “Best Place to Snorkel in Belize”

How to Spend a Day at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island

So you’re headed to Hawaii’s Big Island? I knew I liked you, I could just feel it. And while you’re there, you’re trying to decide if your Big Island itinerary should of a day at Volcanoes National Park, and I’m here to tell you it absolutely should. Volcanoes is enormously unique as it contains notContinue reading “How to Spend a Day at Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island”

Kayak With Fort Myers Manatees at Lovers Key State Park

Are you looking for the not quite elusive Fort Myers manatees? More specifically, are you looking to kayak in Fort Myers with the wild manatees? Well, look no further than an estuary tour at Lovers Key State Park! And if you’re not a full blog reader and need to see the video of a babyContinue reading “Kayak With Fort Myers Manatees at Lovers Key State Park”

Lamanai in Belize • Why You Should Spend a Day at These Mayan Ruins

If you’re like me, you might be obsessed with visiting ancient ruins. When I travel to places that have archeological ruins nearby, it’s almost a guarantee that I’m going to visit them. Belize is no different, and this small country actually has a lot different ruin sites to choose from. So, how do you decideContinue reading “Lamanai in Belize • Why You Should Spend a Day at These Mayan Ruins”

8 Tips for Your Day at El Yunque Rainforest

If you’re a fan of hiking and are planning a trip to Puerto Rico, El Yunque better be included in your itinerary. I say that with love but also I very much mean it, ha. Now, El Yunque rainforest is a super unique place to hike because it’s a literal rainforest, so it’s going toContinue reading “8 Tips for Your Day at El Yunque Rainforest”

What to Do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Old San Juan is this magical little slice of history found on a gorgeous island in the Caribbean. Part of it is like walking through an episode of Game of Thrones (minus all the murder and dragons and well… less fun stuff, ha), while the other parts of it are like walking through South America.Continue reading “What to Do in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico”

The Essential Puerto Rico Packing List

Puerto Rico is an absolutely stunning island destination in the Caribbean with truly so much to offer. From bioluminescent bays to historic Spanish forts to rainforest hikes, this little island truly has something for everyone. Personally, I like to do lots of different things in a trip, so this was a perfect escape for me.Continue reading “The Essential Puerto Rico Packing List”

Want to Go Swimming in a Bioluminescent Bay in Puerto Rico? You Should Tour La Parguera!

My name is Amanda and I am here to admit something to you all. After having visited a single bioluminescent bay, I am addicted. And having been able to swim in a bioluminescent bay in Puerto Rico, I need more. If there is a 12-step program for bioluminescent bay addicts, I refuse to enter it.Continue reading “Want to Go Swimming in a Bioluminescent Bay in Puerto Rico? You Should Tour La Parguera!”

What to Expect on Your Big Island Manta Ray Snorkel

This nighttime oceanic experience was one of the coolest things I’ve ever done while traveling. Full stop. No questions. If a trip to do a manta ray snorkel on the Big Island is not in your books, you need to rewrite said book. Because it 100% needs to be. I’m serious, it was so cool.Continue reading “What to Expect on Your Big Island Manta Ray Snorkel”