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”

Why You Should Do THIS Bioluminescent Bay Puerto Rico Tour in 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. If there is a 12-step program for bioluminescent bay addicts, I refuse to enter it. I must see more. I must experience more of this natural world wonder, whether it’s swimmingContinue reading “Why You Should Do THIS Bioluminescent Bay Puerto Rico Tour in 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”

Manuel Antonio Travel Guide – Your Perfect Trip

I’m going to start this Manuel Antonio travel guide with a very dumb but very true backstory. Costa Rica was my fiancé’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. He responded with hisContinue reading “Manuel Antonio Travel Guide – Your Perfect Trip”

Sunrise at Great Sand Dunes National Park

The sleeper hit of my road trip from St. Louis out to Wyoming and back was Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. We didn’t have a ton of time to spend there but I knew I wanted to make a stop here. So, I needed to figure out what was the best time toContinue reading “Sunrise at Great Sand Dunes National Park”

A Day at Haleakala National Park

If you’ve become a national parks queen like me (I mean, I basically wrote a love letter to them), you can’t come to Hawaii without spending a day at Haleakala National Park. We spent a full day day there in order to experience an ancient volcano crater. There are other things to do in theContinue reading “A Day at Haleakala National Park”

A Salem Day Trip Just in Time for Spooky Season

Have you already gotten your first pumpkin-flavored item? Are you busting out your plaid and sweaters? Have you already started watching “Hocus Pocus” on repeat? Well then, it is time for you to plan your Salem day trip! Salem, Massachusetts is a hot spot for fall trips because it’s home to so many Halloween activities.Continue reading “A Salem Day Trip Just in Time for Spooky Season”

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”