LGBT Travel Guide: What To Do In Newport, Rhode Island

Rhode Island may not be the first place to come to the top of your mind when you think of LGBT travel destinations. But it should be because Newport, Rhode Island has everything you could ever want in an LGBT Travel Destination. Lively nightlife, CHECK. Fun activities, CHECK. Natural Beauty, CHECK. On Point Food Scene, … Continue reading LGBT Travel Guide: What To Do In Newport, Rhode Island

Travel Guide | What To Do In Chicago

I am not a city girl by any means. I'm more of a majestic mountain view and sprawling beach kind of gal. But there is something about Chicago that makes me fall in love over and over again. It is the only city that I excitingly try to get back to any chance I can … Continue reading Travel Guide | What To Do In Chicago

Hostel Etiquette from 20 Female Travelers

You can easily be a terrible hostel roommate. ESPECIALLY if you're new to staying at hostels. However, just as easily as you can be a horrible roommate you can also be a stellar one. What it comes down to? Kindness, consideration, experience and a bit of empathy. Those are the pillars, but there are a … Continue reading Hostel Etiquette from 20 Female Travelers

10 Must-Have Accessories When Staying at a Hostel

Hostels can be an amazing place. They can be a gateway to lasting friendships or the vessels for a memorable experience. However, as great as hostels can be they can be equally as awful. IF you don't come prepared. When staying at a hostel there are some key travel accessories that will make your stay … Continue reading 10 Must-Have Accessories When Staying at a Hostel

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas From a Plus Size Woman

I’m a sucker for any event that requires a costume. Which means that Halloween is my jam. I always try to think of creative costumes that go way beyond your sexy devil or school girl costume. No no no, this is the time of year I can channel my favorite things and go ALL OUT. … Continue reading Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas From a Plus Size Woman

That Time I Lost My Bra in Budapest

One of the realities of being on the road for an extended period of time is that SOMETIMESSSS things get left in places, never to be seen again. I try my damn hardest to stay organized but it really does just happen sometimes. I, unfortunately, have a reputation for losing my things while traveling, like … Continue reading That Time I Lost My Bra in Budapest

15 Things to do in Salem, Massachusetts: How to Spend a Perfect Day

For most of September, I angrily and begrudgingly admit that summer is over and fall is quickly approaching in New England. But then October 1st hits and I'm suddenly reminded that HALLOWEEN IS ALMOST HERE. Easily one of the best parts of the year. A fall season in New England wouldn't be complete without my … Continue reading 15 Things to do in Salem, Massachusetts: How to Spend a Perfect Day

The Coolest Thing To Do In Salem, Massachusetts That No Tourist Is Doing.

When you think of visiting Salem, Massachusetts in October your mind is going to go to witches, ghosts, spooky places and LOTS of pumpkins. Now while yes, if you visit Salem in October you will get all of those things,  but there’s more to Salem, Massachusetts than just Halloween. I’ve been visiting Salem since I … Continue reading The Coolest Thing To Do In Salem, Massachusetts That No Tourist Is Doing.

Get Your Instagram Story Ready: Austin’s Newest Pop Up Shop: The FOMO Factory

Pop up shops are the newest sensations popping up (pun intended) all over the world. Household brands are creating Instagram playgrounds that are marketing gold for the companies but also a hell of a good time for the people that visit. The wildly popular and colorful exhibits like The Museum of Ice Cream and The Dream … Continue reading Get Your Instagram Story Ready: Austin’s Newest Pop Up Shop: The FOMO Factory

How to Survive and Thrive At Your First TravelCon

TravelCon is more like travel industry adult summer camp created by blogging legend, Nomadic Matt. He's gathered a bunch of creatives whose passions align perfectly with your own and want to help you grow. The conference is made for any professional in the travel industry who really wants to polish their skill set, elevate their … Continue reading How to Survive and Thrive At Your First TravelCon

Packing Tips From a Plus Size Woman

Yayy! Another installment in the "Tips From a Plus Size Woman" series. Packing light for a trip can be difficult. Even more so when you’re a plus size woman. Our clothes have a bit more material and therefore, takes up more room. Those itty bitty bikinis you may be able to stuff at the bottom … Continue reading Packing Tips From a Plus Size Woman

Everything You Need to Know Before You Visit Szechenyi Baths

A relaxing day at Szechenyi Baths when you visit Budapest is a MUST. Its array of pools, saunas, and thermal baths are worth every bit of the hype. I’m usually stopping off in this city midway during a long haul trip and a spa day is a warm welcome. Which is why I always fit … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know Before You Visit Szechenyi Baths

Get $40 OFF Your Next Trip: Save Money When You Sign Up For Airbnb

If you've never heard about Airbnb then let me fill you in. Rather than spending loads of money on a run of the mill hotel room, you can experience destinations all over the world in a whole new way. Get the most out of local life when you're right in the middle of it. From … Continue reading Get $40 OFF Your Next Trip: Save Money When You Sign Up For Airbnb

Traveling on a Budget: An Interactive Guide on How to Spend Less on Your Next Trip

I was recently asked by my local library to teach a class about traveling. I chose to teach people about my most asked subject "How do you have enough money to travel?" I promise it's not a foreign sugar daddy or some tucked away trust fund that mommy and daddy set up for me. The … Continue reading Traveling on a Budget: An Interactive Guide on How to Spend Less on Your Next Trip

The Cutest Town in the Tampa Bay Area: Safety Harbor, Florida

I never meant to end up in Safety Harbor, Florida. I was visiting a friend in Clearwater Beach and had to occupy myself while she went to a baby shower. She suggested driving 15 minutes down the road to the Safety Harbor Day Spa. I had spent the last two days living off of a … Continue reading The Cutest Town in the Tampa Bay Area: Safety Harbor, Florida

My First Cryotherapy Experience: A Review of Newport Cryotherapy

Nobody tells you that once you turn 25 your body just decides to randomly ache. Sleep on your stomach…..OUUUU you in for some lower back pain. Bad knees, sore elbows, and an ever so slightly apparent pain in your neck, that’s what adulthood is all about. Usually, a 30-minute yoga routine with my girl Adriene … Continue reading My First Cryotherapy Experience: A Review of Newport Cryotherapy

Best Food to Eat at Disney World

Disneyworld is easily one of the most magical places in the world. Time spent at the park can make any adult feel like a child and any child feel like all their dreams are coming true. I seriously struggle with my favorite part of the parks. I love the rides, I love the shows, I … Continue reading Best Food to Eat at Disney World

Making a Ring at a Metalsmith’s Studio: A Review of Airbnb Experience

For those of you that may not know about Airbnb I am here to sing its praises. An international online database of people essentially renting out their rooms or homes to travelers. It is the best way (a matter of opinion, but one I stand strongly by) to travel with a bit of privacy that … Continue reading Making a Ring at a Metalsmith’s Studio: A Review of Airbnb Experience

I Went to Peggy Porschen: The Most Instagram Worthy Bakery in London

All over my Instagram account was a pink storefront in London. This pink façade was home to Peggy Porschen’s bakery and it was made for Instagram pictures. I added it to my “want to go” tab in Google maps months ago and when a stopover in London allowed me a couple of hours to catch … Continue reading I Went to Peggy Porschen: The Most Instagram Worthy Bakery in London

Day Trip From Galway: How to Visit Ireland’s Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey: A Review of Lally Tours

  Everybody told me that if I wanted to see the best of Western Ireland then I HAD to check out Connemara National Park. A quick peek at Google photos and I saw picturesque mountains, lush fields covered in colors and lakes that glistened. Oh yeah, I definitely wanted to go there. A bit more … Continue reading Day Trip From Galway: How to Visit Ireland’s Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey: A Review of Lally Tours

Coast Hopping Day Trip From Dublin: A Review of Wild Rover Tours

Before I visited Ireland, EVERYONE and their mother told me I had to visit the Cliffs of Moher. Even my girlfriends that are Irish born and raised told me a visit to the Cliffs are a must. You know it’s a good sign when the locals are suggesting it too. The first stop on my … Continue reading Coast Hopping Day Trip From Dublin: A Review of Wild Rover Tours

The Cheapest Way to Get to Machu Picchu

If you’ve opened this then you’re probably planning to visit the majestic former Inca retreat, Machu Picchu (MP). When I went in September 2015, I was oblivious as to how far Machu Picchu was from Cusco and I underestimated just how remote this location is. I had just finished a three-month backpacking trip through Europe … Continue reading The Cheapest Way to Get to Machu Picchu

Top Things To Do in Madrid

Ay Espana! Some of you may remember when I professed my love for Barcelona. If you don’t remember you can refresh your memory HERE. But Barcelona and Madrid are polar opposites when it comes to cities. Sure both have a never-ending flow of good wine and some of the best food you’ll ever eat. But … Continue reading Top Things To Do in Madrid

Best Books to Read while Traveling

I would like to consider myself an avid bookworm. I absolutely adore books. BUT the reality is that as much as I love them I usually never have time to get through one. UNLESS I’m traveling. Put me on a multi-hour bus ride through the Balkans or along Australian coastlines and my nose is glued … Continue reading Best Books to Read while Traveling

Last Minute Travel Gifts for Anyone With Wanderlust

Oh snap, your friend who is always traveling just came home. You thought they were somewhere sunbathing in SE Asia but now you're going to see them during the holidays. Don't stress, I have compiled here a solid list of last minute travel gifts for anyone with wanderlust. Amazon prime is going to be your … Continue reading Last Minute Travel Gifts for Anyone With Wanderlust

10 Churches You Need to See in Europe

I often run into travelers that are so completely over visiting churches by the end of their Europe trip. I get it, there's that phrase "if you've seen one church you've seen them all." That couldn't be farther from the truth if we're talking churches in Europe. Each church is unique. Stylistically, historically and culturally. … Continue reading 10 Churches You Need to See in Europe

Kayaking the Adriatic: Exploring Croatia with CroActive Holidays

Two years ago I practically rolled myself out of Italy (from all the eating) and eventually ended up on the coast of Croatia in Split.     The first thing I could think of was "Woah, I had no idea water could be this blue." It was a hue of turquoise, indigo, cyan, and teal all … Continue reading Kayaking the Adriatic: Exploring Croatia with CroActive Holidays

My First DIY Floral Arrangement Class: A Review of Alice’s Table

For those of you who follow me on FB then I'm sure you know by now that I have grown a TADDD obsessed with flowers. I am in FULL BLOWN spring fever! Finally, we here in New England are shaking off the winter chill and embracing this beautifully blooming season. I even managed to have a … Continue reading My First DIY Floral Arrangement Class: A Review of Alice’s Table

My Top Travel Moments from 2018 | Voyaging Vagabond

2018 was one hell of a year. For the first time, I found my purpose and what I wanted Voyaging Vagabond to stand for. I wanted to create a space where people of all sizes, shapes, and colors could realize that they too were capable to chart the globe despite any limitations they were raised … Continue reading My Top Travel Moments from 2018 | Voyaging Vagabond