12 Fun Things to do in Auburn NY

kayaking is one of the fun things to do in auburn ny

Note: Cayuga County Tourism kindly hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own and it’s my main priority to write honestly about my experiences. Despite living in close proximity to New York City for several years, I still haven’t explored New York State nearly as much […]

Solo Travel Kansas City: Everything You Need to Know

solo travel kansas city: happy with drinks

Full disclaimer: Kansas City is probably not the first destination that springs to mind for solo travel in the United States. I’m not making fun of KC, though. I promise. However, I was asked on more than one occasion why I would bother visiting KC alone, especially in comparison to popular cities such as Las […]

Ultimate 9 Day Itinerary Spain and Portugal

9 days in spain and portugal should include lisbon

Spain and Portugal are two of my favorite countries to explore in Europe. Both destinations offer well-preserved historical cities, many boasting UNESCO World Heritage status, as well as incredible (and diverse) food options and sweeping beaches. Of course, both countries are obviously different, too. For example, don’t assume that everyone speaks Spanish in Portugal! That would […]

A Super Helpful Packing List for California in June

i love this dog in san francisco bay

California is one of my favorite states to explore in the United States. For example, I’ve traveled alone to San Francisco twice, and both times I loved immersing myself into this iconic city’s unique culture, neighborhoods, and culinary scene.  Furthermore, last year, I had the pleasure of spending quite a bit of time in Northern California […]

Spain Solo Travel: Everything You Need to Know

solo travel spain tip: don't forget smaller cities like girona

Spain is an incredibly popular destination for solo travelers. And honestly, who can blame anyone for falling madly in love with Spain? I know it’s one of my favorite destinations in all of Europe. I feel like I will never get tired of Spain, thanks to the country’s many diverse regions, warm and vibrant people, and exquisite food […]