Global Entry Enrollment Upon Departure: Everything You Need to Know


Are you thinking about enrolling in Global Entry? Or are you stuck at the interview stage? Then you’re in luck! A new program launched by U.S. Customs and Border Protection is helping to expedite the process. Instead of waiting four to six months for the Global Entry interview to wrap up your application, you can […]

So Much Christmas at The Gaylord Opryland Resort 2023


When it comes to deciding where to stay in Nashville, there is only one correct answer: The Gaylord Opryland Resort. For those who have been following me for a while, you’ll know I fell hook, line, and sinker for the hotel during my first visit and made a promise to come back and experience its […]

7 Reasons Why Traveling is Good for Your Mental Health


Travel is so much more than exploring new places, sipping on margaritas on a sun-soaked beach, or trying delicious exotic foods. Between figuring out public transport and meeting people from different walks of life, exploring a new destination can do wonders for your mental health. And I’m not making this up. There’s scientific research to […]

Room Service: Everything You Need To Know About Dining in Bed

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Room service is the epitome of what vacation is all about. Luxury, convenience, and doing absolutely nothing. (That includes not checking your work emails.) Sometimes the best way to end a day of exploring isn’t getting dressed up and going to a restaurant. It’s staying cozy underneath your bathrobe and curling up into bed with […]

Jet-Setting? The Ultimate Packing List for Any Trip

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Ready to conquer the world, one suitcase at a time? Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or just starting out on your globetrotting adventures, there’s one thing we can all agree on: packing is a pain in the you-know-what.  But fear not.  I have come to save the day (and your sanity) with the ultimate packing […]

How to Sleep Better When You Travel (and Why It’s Important)

What’s the worst part about travel? Stepping onto a plane for 10+ and trying to get some sleep before an action-packed vacation. If you’re not prepared, you’ll arrive with a bad case of jetlag, bloodshot eyes, sleep deprivation, and stiffness all over your body from trying to get comfortable. Luckily, all hope is not lost. […]

Why You Should Visit the Local Supermarket on Your Next Trip

Fun fact: I am known as the snack queen to all my closest friends. No matter where I am (at the airport, on the beach, or at home), I always have an abundance of snacks around me. The reason behind my snacking addiction? It’s an edible momento. Each time I open a treat from a […]

10 Essential Air Travel Tips That’ll Change Your Life

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Air travel is stressful. Don’t get me wrong. I absolutely love it. There’s nothing like that feeling of packing your bags and arriving at the airport knowing you’re about to embark on a new adventure. But…Wow, can it test your cortisol levels. Between flight cancellations to the airline losing your bag and sitting in a […]

What To Do If Your Flight Gets Canceled


It’s every traveler’s worst nightmare. You’re at the airport, buzzing with excitement. Your suitcase weighs exactly 69.9 lbs, and your passport is shivering with anticipation for its newest stamp. You walk up to the flight information board, find your flight number your heart drops. The word CANCELED glares back at you. It’s enough to send […]