Tulum on a Budget: A Guide to Tulum, Mexico

Tulum on a budget? Let’s do it! Tulum is a popular city in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. What was once a sleepy, bohemian town is now one of Mexico’s most popular and most expensive destinations. Tulum, Mexico is one of those cities that has been flooding everyone’s Instagram and Pinterest feeds these past few years. And […]

What is a Hostel? A Comprehensive Guide

Hostels have gotten a bad reputation over the years, especially among US travelers, but they are amazing for solo travelers. While hostels aren’t for everyone, and definitely cater towards a younger crowd, they are a great way to meet other solo travelers. I have traveled the world solo, spending nights in probably 100 different hostels […]

10+ Free Things to do in NYC from a Local

NYC has a pretty bad rep for being one of the most expensive cities in the world. And while the claims aren’t exactly false, you’ll be surprised to know that there are actually so many free things to do in NYC. I’ve put together a list of the 10+ best free things to do in […]

How to Plan a Trip: An Easy Travel Planning Guide

There are few things that I love more in life than planning a trip, except actually taking said trip of course. That said, I recognize that planning a trip, especially an international one, can be extremely overwhelming. There are just so many details, especially these days with all of the new rules. You want to […]

Thailand on a Budget: What you Need to Know

Visiting Thailand on a budget? Let’s dive in to what you need to know! Thailand will forever hold a special place in my heart as one of my favorite destinations in the world. From the hilly green hills of the North in cities like Chiang Mai and Pai to the turquoise waters of the islands […]

Backpackers Hostel: How to Choose the Best Hostel

If you’re considering booking a trip as a solo female traveler, you’re most likely going to stay at a backpackers hostel. Hostels have gotten a bad reputation over the years, especially among US travelers, but they are amazing for solo travelers. While hostels aren’t for everyone, and definitely cater towards a younger crowd, they are […]

Bali on a Budget: A Guide to Visiting Bali

Bali is a bucket list destination for many, and therefore is often viewed as expensive and unattainable. The good news, Bali is actually a super budget-friendly destination and visiting Bali on a budget is a completely realistic goal if you plan it out right. Not to mention, Bali is one of my all time favorite […]

A Cozy Retreat at Haus Hostel – Chiang Mai

A review of Chiang Mai’s coziest hostel: Haus Hostel!