Huacachina Expectations

Huacachina, Peru; Desert Oasis Would you head to a desert to play in the sand?  Huacachina is a place you MUST visit while in Peru. A village 5 kilometers from Ica, Huacachina is called “oasis of America” from local residents and families. Once a resort town for Peruvians…

Hostels: Why I Avoid Them

Harsh. Please forgive me Hostel world, but this is just my opinion. Hostels are still great, just not for me. Matter of fact, I do encourage people to stay in hostels if they want to save money. Hostels Hostels are a form of accommodation during travels that budget-friendly people…

Peru: Much More than Machu Picchu

Don’t get me wrong, I loved Machu Picchu. It made my time in Peru so much fun and quite the experience.  But it wasn’t all Machu Picchu while in Peru. There is so much more that tourists can see and do to get the best experience…

Activities in Iceland, Planning Part 4

Iceland is something else. & I haven’t even been there yet! As you have read here: Flight Booked to Iceland Transportation in Iceland Where to Stay in Iceland  Driving in Iceland  I am still in the works of planning our trip to Iceland. Being able to write a…

All-Inclusive Resorts: What to do

All-Inclusive Resorts don’t have to be boring. ((I really had to talk myself out of that thought)) I was the person that always thought All-Inclusive Resorts were a waste of money. Why? Because I couldn’t immerse myself in the culture of the country I…

Tips to Find Cheap Flights

Continually asked, “how do you find such cheap flights?”.  Finding cheap flights isn’t easy and definitely takes time to research, but to save hundreds of dollar on one flight, take the time.  The flight is, most of the time, the biggest expense on a vacation. It…

Twin Cities: January Food Recap

New Month means New Food January Food Recap was an okey month. We ate at a few places I have been before and a few new ones. I was hoping the new restaurants would of been better, but we can’t always love where we go. January Food Recap…

Driving in Iceland

Driving in Iceland is such a fun way to get around. There are many advantages to driving in Iceland. A big advantage is being able to plan a trip not relying on anything else. Stopping to see sites that weren’t planned, staying longer at a restaurant and not…

Gift Guide for Travelers

Constantly looking for new travel gifts? Have a birthday coming up? Anniversary gifts?  With my birthday right around the corner, I created a gift guide with new ideas and helpful things to put on your list! Spring Jacket A light weight, spring jacket, like the Patagonia Nano-Air Hoody, is…

The Sampan: A Hotel Review

The Sampan The Sampan is based in my favorite place in Indonesia, Nusa Lembongan. How to get there: It all starts beach side at Sanur Beach. You will take a fast boat to Nusa Lembongan Island and be transported to The Sampan. Customer service: They sent a Holiday card. That…