Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos 2019: Wrapped Up

One thing I will always want to do is escape to an island. I don't know when I'll be able to do that next, which is what made this family trip to Turks and Caicos extra special. Over the last few weeks I've posted about all my adventures on the island of Providenciales, from horseback… Continue reading Turks and Caicos 2019: Wrapped Up

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Good Eats

As I always say, you can’t have a good vacation without some good food involved. Here are a few dinner places I would recommend to eat around Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Grace’s Cottage at Point Grace Grace’s Cottage is a romantic dinner getaway that offers seating at a covered bar, on a porch surrounding the… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Good Eats

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Beach Hopping

The first day in Turks and Caicos took us all over the island. There are stunning beaches and vistas throughout the island, and with the use of the internet and recommendations from people around the resort, we set off to find them. Princess Alexandria National Park Our first stop of the day took us to… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Beach Hopping

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Fish Fry Thursday

I have only been in Turks and Caicos for a few hours and I am already loving its vibe. After a short three-hour flight, getting a rental car (which you NEED if you plan to leave your resort) and grabbing lunch at the resort’s beachside eatery, we finally got to sit on the beach. My… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Fish Fry Thursday

travel tips

Elders Say They Regret Not Traveling; Here’s How to Avoid Regret

I randomly came across a TODAY article in which Americans over 65 gave their best advice for avoiding regrets in life. I was very pleased when I got halfway though the list and saw “not traveling enough” as something to keep in mind. I silently smiled to myself and thought, “Well, I surely believe that… Continue reading Elders Say They Regret Not Traveling; Here’s How to Avoid Regret

Pennsylvania

A History and Holiday-Filled Day Trip to Philadelphia

It was sunny in Philadelphia today (it was actually cloudy and a bit drizzly out). In my heart it was sunny, though, because I was taking a special someone by the name of Sam there for the first time in his life, and it was my first time during the holidays. We started our day… Continue reading A History and Holiday-Filled Day Trip to Philadelphia

thailand

Thailand: Thoughts and Tips

I just returned from—dare I say it again—one of the best trips of my life. Brian, Sierra and I ventured around Thailand for seven days to do so many incredible things, from bathing rescued elephants to grabbing sushi from a local market. I have to say the best thing from the trip was seeing my… Continue reading Thailand: Thoughts and Tips

Australia

Oz: Classes are over, now I Holiday

My crunch time has officially been crunched. After diligently working on projects, presentations and papers, my two weeks of jamming assignments in is over and I am about to leave for a final holiday. I never expected to say this, but I am heading for Thailand! Planning this trip was not easy, as I ran… Continue reading Oz: Classes are over, now I Holiday

Australia

Oz: Halfway There

I leave Australia and return to “normal” life in exactly two months from now. How?! I have been here for just over two months and I really do not know where the time went. I often think about what life will be like when I go home. I wonder where I will end up working… Continue reading Oz: Halfway There

Australia

Oz: Third Week of Classes

This week was a big one: March 14 marked me being in Australia for a whole month! Time really is flying by and I feel like I am leaving tomorrow, even though I know I have three months left and so many plans. Another exciting thing that March 14 marked is the day I fly… Continue reading Oz: Third Week of Classes