One of the best perks of my job is getting to travel all over the world.  Whether I’m working on a yacht that’s moving from place to place, or I’m specifically choosing a destination for day charters, I’m always exploring new parts of the world!  After I’ve saved some money, I’m even able to take off on my own backpacking adventures.  Here are some of the beautiful places I’ve been.

Destinations

How to Survive the “Big Five” in Africa

Survival skills are mostly innate. We are born with the ability to size up scary situations and prioritize safety on a subconscious level. When we perceive an imminent threat our bodies enter fight or flight mode. With that, our respiratory rate increases. Blood is...

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Cuba Planning: Know Before You Go

I have always been a fan of winging it. Some people spend months planning out every little detail of their trip to a foreign country. I prefer to fling myself into unfamiliar circumstances and figure everything out when I arrive. Having the luxury of time (between...

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Backpacking Thailand: Unique Experiences From Top Bloggers

If you're looking for delicious food, unique cultural experiences, beautiful scenery and incredible temples, you should definitely think about backpacking Thailand. All of my travel blogger friends seem to agree - no matter how far we travel, Thailand always seems to...

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Next Adventure: Gracie Jiu Jitsu in China!

OK guys, I’m off to CHINA! For those of you who already monitor my facebook page, you know that I have been invited to Dali, China to do a 3-month full-immersion Gracie Jiu Jitsu training course. Sayyyy what?? If you’re anything like my family, this simple sentence...

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Solo Female Travel Safety Tips

After more than seven years of travel, I have definitely come to realize that solo travel is different for women than it is for men. Though there are certainly a few more travel safety concerns, there's definitely no need for panic! I often choose to stay in the...

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Reviews

Best Facial on St John: Jenny Patino

Before it rains in St John, the stifling humidity can feel like extra weight on your back. The day I went for my facial with Jenny the sky was dark and ominous, threatening to open up; it certainly wasn’t a beach day. I entered the reception area in the St John...

Cinnamon Bay Resort St John: Review

When searching for accommodation on St John you won’t find many places located directly on the beach. That's because the island of St John consists of more than 60% National Park, land protected from development, and most beaches are located within park. Cinnamon Bay...

Seven Best Cameras for Travel in 2017

What do you do when your brand new camera is stolen in Cuba? Well, of course, the first answer is to break down, but once you’re done with that it’s time to move on and acknowledge the important things in life. Next, it’s time to file insurance claims and be rewarded...