Travel

Sustainable Tourism Tips

Happy Earth Day! While I think every day should be Earth Day, today is important to remind ourselves Earth’s resources are limited, and we must conserve and protect them to sustain our ever-growing population. Today is also an ideal time to talk about a growing travel trend: sustainable tourism. Booking.com just released its annual sustainable… Continue reading Sustainable Tourism Tips

travel tips

Study Finds Households Near National Parks are Healthier; Here are 5 U.S. National Parks to Visit

It’s springtime and finally acting like it in the tristate area. Spring is always an exciting time of year for students like myself—nicer weather allows us to spend some much needed time outside and also gives us a hint of the upcoming summer fun we plan to have. Speaking of outside time, a recent Science Advances study shows… Continue reading Study Finds Households Near National Parks are Healthier; Here are 5 U.S. National Parks to Visit

travel tips

Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa

News broke recently that American citizens along with people from more than 60 countries will soon need a visa to enter Europe’s Schengen Zone, an area compromised of 26 countries. This, however, is a bit misleading. The new clearance is not a visa, but an approval through the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS).… Continue reading Americans Will Need an ETIAS for European Travel, Not a Visa

Colorado

Steamboat, Colorado: Good Eats

Well Steamboat, you have been good to me. Three days of nearly perfect weather, great snow coverage and beautiful times have come and gone, but the memories live on (thanks to my new Steamboat apparel…kidding). The only thing I have left to do is talk about the food. You know I can’t go on a… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado: Good Eats

Colorado

Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Hot Springs

One thing that makes Steamboat Springs so special is its name. Legend has it that French trappers were in the woods and heard a gurgling sound that sounded like a steamboat. It turned out to be natural springs, and hence, the two words were combined to create Steamboat Springs. I got to experience the hot… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Hot Springs

Colorado

Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Cowboys and Giants

It’s the second day of skiing and I can now confidently say that Steamboat is my favorite skiing destination. Not only were we surprised with a bunch of hot air balloons right out of our apartment balcony last night and a DJ to drive the energy of the crowd, today we were treated to country… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado Day 2: Cowboys and Giants

Colorado

Steamboat, Colorado Day 1: A Serious Resort

One day of skiing down and I can say I am so pumped for the next two days here at Steamboat Springs. I am visiting with my father and grandfather, and my Colorado family met with us for the day, so it was a first day filled with excitement for sure. I am staying at… Continue reading Steamboat, Colorado Day 1: A Serious Resort

Thoughts

A Reflection of my Blog 3.0

I can’t believe this is the third year I am reviewing my blog. Similar to last year, I am quite excited with how much I was able to keep up with it this past school year. Last spring, I was finally able to share all my Australian travel videos and over the summer I finally… Continue reading A Reflection of my Blog 3.0

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

travel tips

The Six Top Emerging Destinations for Travel

The top lesser-known travel destinations have been announced from each continent (excluding Antarctica). The U.S.-based travel website TravelLemming.com surveyed 31 one of the most influential travel bloggers/vloggers/podcasters—who have a  collective following of 6.5 million followers on social media—to determine the winners. This recognition is part of the 2019 Emerging Destinations Awards sponsored by the site.… Continue reading The Six Top Emerging Destinations for Travel