How to Save Money for Travel: 20 Must-Read Tips

Are you sitting at your desk or on your couch, daydreaming about lounging on a white sand beach while sipping a cocktail served in a pineapple? Are you wondering how you can make that dream a reality with your current paycheck and monthly obligations? If you actually pay attention to where your money goes each…

How to Keep in Touch with Friends and Family While Traveling

Over the past 10 years, Nick and I have taken two long trips abroad. The first was in 2013 and wifi wasn’t nearly as easily accessible as it is today. We had to frequent internet cafes to check email and connect with friends and family back home. It was difficult to keep connected to our…

15 Things NOT to Bring to Burning Man

So you’re one of the lucky ones to score tickets to Burning Man – woohoo! As you undoubtedly already know, Burning Man is unlike any other festival in the world! It is held in the middle of Black Rock Desert in Nevada in the middle of a dry lake bed known affectionately as “the playa”….

How to Prepare for Burning Man: 15 Steps to Plan the Perfect Burn

Burning Man is an incredibly popular festival that takes place every year during the week before Labor Day. Most people arrive mid-week to partake in the massive naked desert party and stay through the weekend as “The Man” is burned on Saturday and “The Temple” is burned on Sunday. All of this takes place in…

Hoi An Sightseeing: The 7 Best Hoi An Tours & Day Trips

Often claimed as Vietnam’s most romantic city, Hoi An is a must-see destination when visiting the country. Situated off the central coast of Vietnam, Hoi An is best known for its fading yellow french architecture and the hundreds of Chinese lanterns that light up the town every night. Spared from fighting during the Vietnam-American War,…

Where to Stay in Hoi An, Vietnam: 8 Beautiful Boutique Hotels

If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, you’ll undoubtedly visit the most darling little city in the center of the country – Hoi An. It’s an incredibly popular tourist destination and for good reason! The pedestrian streets that run through the center of the Old Town are lined by old, yellow colonial-style buildings and…

Moroccan Food: 22 Dishes You Must Try in Morocco!

No trip to Morocco is complete without sleeping in a stunning riad, snapping photos of colorful doorways, treasure hunting in the souks, or sampling the delectable Moroccan cuisine! Rich, exotic flavors of olives, lemon, and saffron melt in your mouth and will have you licking your plate. Strange flavor combinations like savory chicken pastries topped…

The 20 Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An (Vietnamese spelling: Hội An) is a darling little tourist attraction town located in Central Vietnam. The old town was a trading port from the 15th-19th century and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Today it boasts bright yellow colored colonial French architecture, a quaint riverfront promenade, pedestrian-friendly streets, and the…

Having a Baby in Vietnam: My Story of Giving Birth in Saigon

Most people thought that we were crazy when we first told them that we had decided to give birth in Vietnam. They asked, “Isn’t it a third world country?”, and “What are their hospitals like?”. “Do you have insurance?” We even questioned our sanity a few times – especially when I was laying on the…

Travel Beauty Essentials: The 35 Best Travel Beauty Products

It’s been over two years since I quit my job, relinquished my apartment, put all of my worldly belongings in a storage unit, and hit the road. That’s two years since I’ve lived near a Target or had a shipping address to order anything on Amazon. Two years since I’ve had my favorite health and…