My Travel Bucket List: United States

Every time I get asked about my bucket list, of course I always think big; Paris, Mykonos, Moscow, and so on. But then I start thinking about all of the beautiful things in my own country that I haven’t seen yet. Which is silly, because it’s much easier—financially and logistically—to see all of those things … [Read more…]

Camping With Dogs: What You Should Know

Last week, we took my boyfriend’s dog, Zulu, camping with us for the first time. We spent the weekend in a beautiful cabin in Hocking Hills. While we thought we were prepared for everything, I quickly realized we’re NEVER prepared for anything unless we’ve done it before. So here’s a list of everything I WISH … [Read more…]

Getting Tattoos While Traveling

As someone with a lot of tattoos, I want to share something with you. Three things go into a beautiful tattoo: a great design, a great artist, and proper aftercare. Aftercare is generally pretty easy, but if you’re traveling, it can be a pain. Tattoos are most fragile in their first month, but for your skin to … [Read more…]

Basic Packing Checklist

I solemnly swear I will go through this list every time I travel. I think (keyword THINK) that I am a really good packer. But I always, always forget something. So I hope this list helps people to never forget anything (anything important, at least) while packing again. Some of the items on this list … [Read more…]

Traveling with a Fainting Condition

Hi, my name is Anna, and I have Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS). If you’re reading this and you have this condition too, let’s start a club! If you’re reading this and you’ve never heard of it, let me explain. In simplest terms, sometimes my heart can’t pump my blood hard enough, and my brain doesn’t get … [Read more…]

What I Love in an Airbnb

I am a huge fan of Airbnb. I could list all the reason WHY I love Airbnb, but this post will focus more on WHAT I love, and what I look for in an Airbnb. It’s not just about location and cleanliness, although those things are also at the very top of my list. It’s … [Read more…]