Surprise Travel: Would You Take a Surprise Trip?


When was the last time you went somewhere without a plan? No detailed itinerary. No idea where you’re staying. No information on your destination. The above might sound like the worst idea if you’re a Virgo or a type-A personality. Giving away absolute control? No thanks. But to the adventurous souls, it’s a thrilling, new […]

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 […]

7 Easy Ways to Make The Most of Your Hotel Stay

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Picture this: You’ve just checked into a fancy hotel for the weekend, but you’re treating it as nothing more than a place to sleep.  That’s where I come in.  As a former hotel concierge, I’ve seen countless travelers miss out on the many perks and experiences that come with a hotel stay.  From free tickets to […]

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 […]

The Pueblo Bonito Pacifica: Why Cabo is an Ideal Destination Right Now

Los Cabos is a Great Destination to Travel to Now For those who are looking to escape to someplace outside of the United States (understandably so), Mexico is a great option. In particular, Los Cabos. Travel for Americans is limited. Some question if travel makes sense right now. My answer: YES. If you are a […]

What Can the Travel Industry Learn from the Black Lives Matter Movement

The past few weeks we have seen a massive shift. The Black Lives Matter movement is now front and centre in the United States, and amazingly has spread into many countries around the world. And rightfully so. We are so, so overdue for this consciousness, awakening, and this revolution. Minorities have the odds stacked against […]

How to Be a Better Traveler During Uncertain Times

Every day is a good day to be a better a traveler. What do I mean by that? Well, just because you are traveling, it doesn’t mean that you have given up your social responsibility to be a good human being. In fact, BECAUSE you ARE traveling, you should make it a priority to be […]

7 Ways Travel Will Change After the Pandemic

How Travel Will Change Post-Pandemic With Stay At Home orders in place around the world in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the travel industry has come to a practical standstill. But as with all tragedies, we will ultimately crawl out of our proverbial shell and explore the world again. It just will take time, and […]

Coronavirus Halts Travel: What Do We Do

This past week I got to speak on GoodDay LA about how the travel industry has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Here are a few of the topics and tips I touched on. Do Not Panic Stay informed and be smart. Listen to the suggested precautions: wash hands frequently, avoid touching your face, reduce […]