The Ultimate Solo Girls Guide to SoCal

LA is huge, deciding on an itinerary can be a bit overwhelming. There is literally a million things to do and see. The area is also so spread out, it can cost a fortune when it comes to transportation. So here is my guide for anyone planning a short visit to LA or is working from a smaller budget.

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19 Photos that Prove the Great Wall is Magical

I stayed at Beijing Downtown Backpackers Hostel, which offered day trips to the Great Wall. Jinshanling is a portion of the Great Wall located about 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of downtown Beijing. I took a cable car to Small Jinshan Tower and walked from there to the East Five-Window Tower. The Jinshanling portion of the … Continue reading 19 Photos that Prove the Great Wall is Magical

Savvy Solo Travels – 5 Days in L.A.

I decided I wanted to go somewhere last minute. So I got on Skyscanner and searched from here to "anywhere". Los Angeles, California was the cheapest flight so I booked it. I only had 5 days and a huge SoCal Bucket List! From Rodeo Drive to Venice Beach, I wanted to see it all!

5 Reasons to Love / Hate Oahu Hawaii Travel

5 Reasons to Love/Hate Oahu

Oahu, Hawaii is one of my favorite destinations, so it was definitely hard to come up with some reasons to hate it. But I keep thinking of more and more loves, I'm sure I could add 10 more! Without further ado, here's my 5 Love/Hates I discovered while visiting Oahu. 1.  Love - Easy Navigation Since … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love/Hate Oahu

My Top 8 Island Adventures in Oahu

1. Sunset Catamaran Cruise We found a GroupOn deal for a $20 Catamaran Cruise and ran with it! To start out the journey, there was a rainbow over the beach - rainbows make me giddy like a child! There is also the possibility of whale spotting and seeing sea turtles, although we weren't so fortunate … Continue reading My Top 8 Island Adventures in Oahu

5 Reasons to Love/Hate Dubai

1 Love - Transportation Whether by bus, boat, train, taxi or limo - there's always a transportation to use. Our hotel provided a shuttle to nearby malls and attractions. We also took Big Bug Tours all over the city. There were a few times we took  boats to our destination, the old traditional Abra ride across Old … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love/Hate Dubai

5 Reasons to Love/Hate Cuba

This Spring, I visited Havana, Cuba with Jakera. During my stay I lived, learned, ate and interacted with many of the locals. My program provided lodging, meals, Spanish classes and local activities. I stayed in a Casa Particular with a very friendly host family, who all happened to be named Patricia - grandmother, mother and daughter. Every morning … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love/Hate Cuba

How to Explore Jungles of Jamaica

Luckily, Jamaica doesn't fall short when it comes to adventure. This island paradise is full of epic outdoor adventures, take a look and start your bucket list. How would you explore the jungles of Jamaica? If you're anything like me, you love to fill your travel time with adventure tours and excursions. In Jamaica, the options … Continue reading How to Explore Jungles of Jamaica