36 Hours in San Antonio, Texas

36 Hours in San Antonio, Texas

So I wasn’t even in San Antonio for 36 hours but that title has a better ring to it and sounds slightly more doable than the whirlwhind 30 hours I was actually there. Why on earth was I flying halfway across the country for such a short time? My friend Camila was there for work, and I decided to tag along because, why not? Continue Reading…

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Where I’m Going Next: Mexico!

Where I’m Going Next: Mexico!

While I’ve traveled to far away places like Denmark, Argentina and Morocco, the place I’ve always wanted to visit the most is the USA’s southerly neighbor: Mexico. Continue Reading…

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Beach hopping in Orange County

Beach hopping in Orange County

As I drove from LAX to Orange County, I heard The OC’s theme song playing in my head…. “California, here we come, right back where we started from.” Just kidding, but before my trip to the actual OC this month, all I knew about the area came from that show and of course, Laguna Beach. Continue Reading…

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Day Trip to Chordeleg from Cuenca, Ecuador

Day Trip to Chordeleg from Cuenca, Ecuador

I was only in Cuenca, Ecuador for four days… so how did I have time to take a day trip elsewhere? The truth is that there’s not a ton to do in Cuenca, especially if you’re there on a Sunday when everything is closed. But there are tons of adorable small towns and outdoor adventures to be had near Cuenca. On my second-to-last day in the city, I took a day trip to Chordeleg, a picturesque place known for its great shopping. Continue Reading…

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Same destination, new spots: Ocean City, MD

Same destination, new spots: Ocean City, MD

Every year I go to the beach town of Ocean City, Maryland and hit up the same spots. I always have a blast, but this year I decided to mix things up a bit and try something new. Especially now that I have a travel blog, it’s not like you guys want to re-read the same exact post from last year! Continue Reading…

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