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Travel isn't always pretty. Here is the story of how my travel partner picked up a parasite on a tropical island and had to rush to the hospital.
Stories, Travel

Paradise With A Side of Parasite

Sometimes as a travel blogger, I feel like I spend so much time showing you the beautiful side of travel. I set up my Instagram shots of stunning waterfalls and I tell you about amazing resorts on exotic islands, only showing the best of the best, so it all looks perfect. But the reality is that travel is messy and sometimes things go wrong.

So grab your beverage of choice, and hunker down because it’s story time, kids. Let me tell you the tale of how Joe & I encountered a parasite in Cambodia that would follow us around the rest of Asia.Continue reading

Siren's Table at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is perfect oceanside dining! This post features a sampling of their amazing food & drink offerings.
Food & Drink, Travel

Foodie Fun: Siren’s Table at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

I can’t get over how many amazing food and drink options there are in South Florida! Since moving here, I’ve made it a point to try out some of the local restaurants and have yet to be disappointed. Fort Lauderdale is a vacation spot so there are a lot of chains and kitschy tourist trap restaurants. So when I find a place on the main tourist strip that has the perfect ambiance and a stellar menu, I just had to share it with you. If you’re looking for a place to eat right on Fort Lauderdale Beach, Siren’s Table at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort should be your first choice!Continue reading

Gili T in Indonesia is an island paradise! With so much to do and see there is something for everyone. This Gili Trawangan travel guide highlights the best!
Destination Guides, Travel

The Ultimate Gili Trawangan Travel Guide

Did you know that there is an island paradise just a short boat ride away from the hustle and bustle of Bali? Nestled just off the coast of Lombok are three beautiful little islands often referred to as the “Gilis”– Gili Air, Gili Meno & Gili Trawangan. Each of these islands has something to offer visitors, but my favorite is Gili Trawangan (affectionally known to as Gili T). This island has so much to see, eat and do and should be a must on any Indonesian itinerary.  I loved this little island so much, I wrote up this Gili Trawangan travel guide with everything I know about the island so you can visit and fall in love too!Continue reading

Traveling with your partner can be great for your relationship but it has its challenges. Here are my tried and true tips for stress-free couple travel!
Travel, Travel Tips

9 Tips for Traveling With Your Partner

I thought that my relationship had been through all the tests, but when I decided to travel long-term with my partner, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Despite some of the hardships (way too many hunger induced fights and the occasional spat over where to go next), spending every waking moment with the same person every day for several months forms a special kind of bond that is worth every bit of struggle. Traveling with your partner can really bring your relationship to the next level. After 8 months on the road together, I think my partner and I have got this couple travel thing down. In this post, I share some of my best tips to avoid killing each other on the road!

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