Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Our Favorite Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

I first visited the Monterey Peninsula as a kid during a spring break road trip. While there were just as many things to do in Monterey and its surroundings back then, the only memory I have of the trip is of the famous 17-Mile Drive. Fortunately, the Monterey Peninsula makes for a fantastic weekend getaway… Read More Our Favorite Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

The Ultimate Packing List for Havasupai Falls

Havasupai Falls is made of Instagram and backpacking dreams, and visiting it is truly an amazing experience. To ensure you’re 100% prepped, make sure to read this guide to Havasupai Falls and then go down this Havasupai packing list. As with any packing list, there are personal preferences and budget considerations to keep in mind.… Read More The Ultimate Packing List for Havasupai Falls

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Havasupai Falls

Perhaps I am a glutton for punishment. But the thing that first caught my eye about Havasupai Falls was not the constant stream of Instagram photos. Instead, it was that you’d have to backpack 10 miles in, with an elevation drop of 2000 feet, to reach these mesmerizing waterfalls — and then, of course, hike… Read More Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Havasupai Falls

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

What to Pack for Colombia: the Carry-On Only Colombia Packing List

As a platinum member of the no-checked bags club, I’m all about packing versatile items that can get squished without a problem. When it came to packing for our 10 days in Colombia, I had to do some extra planning to make it all work because, well, Colombia’s geographical diversity also means a whole lot… Read More What to Pack for Colombia: the Carry-On Only Colombia Packing List

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

A First-Timer’s Itinerary for Discovering Colombia 

Over the past few years, Colombia has become quite a trendy destination for many. While Cartagena has long been a cruise ship port of call, the rest of the country had long been only on the path of more adventurous travelers. If you’re considering booking a flight, here’s a first-timer’s itinerary for 10 days in Colombia… Read More A First-Timer’s Itinerary for Discovering Colombia 

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

How to Spend 5 Idyllic Days on the Big Island’s Kona Coast

After a perfect 5-day Maui trip with friends last spring, we caught a little bit of a Hawaii bug. Easy to do when you’re exhausted from work and all the airlines are constantly competing with price drops. So we caught $297 tickets to Kona for some rest and relaxation. If you’re looking for the same R&R, here’s how… Read More How to Spend 5 Idyllic Days on the Big Island’s Kona Coast

International Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Exploring the Best of Rome in 3 Days

Once the center of western civilization, Rome still embodies its millennia of history. Everywhere you turn in Italy’s capital, you see remnants of centuries, rulers, and peoples past. It’s a city where you constantly discover ancient artifacts on the streets you’ve passed dozens of times before, a place where so much history was made. No… Read More Exploring the Best of Rome in 3 Days