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

Havana, Cuba – A Photo Diary

I can say wholeheartedly, that I absolutely loved Cuba. Last month I stayed in Havana for a week and I still look at the pictures over and over. The colors were amazing, the cars were surreal and the people were absolutely delightful. I can't get over it. I'll need to return soon! Until then here … Continue reading Havana, Cuba – A Photo Diary

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

48 hours in Miami

Cruise around in a convertible Rent a drop-top from Ace Rent A Car, crank the tunes and pick up some friends! We had a blast cruising around with the wind whipping in our hair. Got a little sunburn but nothing beats belting out Journey at the top of your lungs. Take a stroll on Ocean Drive If … Continue reading 48 hours in Miami

25 Other Reasons to Visit China

My next extended trip will be to China. My trip will span 10 days and my time will be spent mostly between Beijing and Shanghai. I think the #1 attraction to China for most people is the Great Wall, but here are plenty of other reasons to go! I'm pretty certain I will eventually return … Continue reading 25 Other Reasons to Visit China

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