6 days in San Francisco Itinerary: How to Plan a Fantastic Vacation

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In the United States, San Francisco is one of my absolute favorite cities to visit and explore. San Francisco first fascinated me on the big screen – thanks to movies such as Mrs. Doubtfire and Vertigo – and when I first visited in my late twenties, the sweeping blue bay and massive hills took my breath away and made me […]

Packing Guide: What to Pack for Marco Island Florida

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Marco Island Florida is absolute paradise on earth. White sand, fresh seafood, crystal waters, friendly people. The list goes on forever. Seriously, I consider Marco Island one of my “happy places.” Anytime I need a brief escape from New Jersey, especially in the middle of the dreary grey winter, Marco Island is always at the top […]

Packing Guide: What to Pack for NYC in May

yellow taxis are iconic in new york city

Ahhh, New York, New York! My (sadly very expensive) soul city! New York in May is beautiful. After a long and snowy winter, locals are ready to take back their streets and parks, and life feels even more vibrant in the USA’s largest city with the arrival of nice weather. Of course, regular readers of […]

Packing Guide: What to Pack for Switzerland in August

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If you’re visiting Switzerland in August, you want to make sure you have all your packing essentials ready to go ahead of time. Obviously, you can buy anything you need in Switzerland, especially hiking gear. They have some truly amazing boutique shops that cater to outdoor adventures. So, if you truly forget something, it’s not […]

Is Switzerland Safe to Travel Alone? How to Plan a Carefree Solo Adventure!

pleased at lake lucerne in summer

I’m a frequent traveler to Europe (surprise surprise). I also love exploring different countries alone, because why the heck not? So, understandably, a lot of people ask me about safety and solo travel, as well as what countries are good first time destinations, especially for visiting Europe. Which is fair enough. Going to Europe alone […]