Tag Archives: Travel Tips

Everything You Need To Know About Hiking Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro: Africa’s highest point. The highest freestanding mountain in the world. 5,895 meters (19,340 feet) above sea level. If you crave both adventure and a challenge, hiking Kilimanjaro has most likely crossed your mind. I had been dreaming of doing the trek for four

Eating my way through The Philippines

“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” -Anthony Bourdain One of my biggest influences in travel, of course, is the late and great Anthony Bourdain. Some of my most profound travel moments have been brought to me by none

Mo’orea: is it possible on a budget?

My round-the-world trip has officially begun, and what better place to start it than in the middle of absolutely nowhere on a beautiful island? I booked a one way to Pape’ete, French Polynesia from Newark, New Jersey on January 15th, 2019, and off I went.

Stockholm Gamla Stan

Thanks to Norwegian Airlines, on my way into Finland I scored a 9 hour layover in Oslo, Norway, and on my way out, I scored a 5 hour layover in Stockholm, Sweden! And thanks to Arlanda Express (the 20-minute train service from the airport into

Creeper Alert

I headed to the isolated island of Caye Caulker, Belize in September 2016. In order to get to the island, you need to fly into Belize City (or get to Belize City), and take a 45-minute water taxi from the port. At the port, I

Barcelona: My Favorite Food City

Paella, padrons, jamon, patatas bravas, albondigos… the list goes on and on. I had done minimal research on what to eat in Spain, but once I was there, I almost immediately fell in love with the cuisine. I went to Barcelona in November 2014, and

Food Poisoning: Why are you doing this?

My first “big” solo trip was to Thailand in June 2016. I had a day layover in Dubai, and then was off to Bangkok. Despite the long travel, I arrived in Bangkok ready to take on the city. I headed to where I was staying,

Flights and Phones that Don’t Work

Anyone who knows me knows I am not a planner. So why did I think it would be a good idea to book my South America trip all at once? JFK –> Cartagena Cartagena –> Lima Lima –> Cusco Cusco –> JFK ^^ Worst decision