The SFIWoman’s Guide to a Table for One

Traveling alone means that sometimes you’re going to have to sit down at a restaurant alone. Sigh. The dreaded “table for one, please” line is enough to send even a strong, free-thinking independent (SFI) woman huddling off under her hotel room bed sheets, scouring away at a boring room service menu. But… let’s be real […]

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10 Simple Scuba Diving Tips for Beginners

You can’t do an island vacation without trying out the myriad of water sports available and if you find yourself on a beach with crystal clear waters, you can be sure there are some great dive spots nearby. If you’ve never been diving before, the thought of jumping into unknown waters with heavy gear on […]

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How to travel the world as a SFIWoman

The world can be a dangerous place but that doesn’t mean it should stop us from doing the things we love. Traveling to over 20 countries has certainly taught me that being a strong, free-thinking independent (SFI) woman isn’t always as easy as it looks. Whether it be riding a train to Hiroshima… exploring the […]

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Foreign Exchange 101: Travel Tips and Tricks

While traveling abroad gives you tons of life experience, what it doesn’t prepare you for is those high bank charges and conversion fees. Sigh! It’s a sad reality that traveling can be very expensive. After the flights are booked and accommodation is secured one of the biggest concerns of many travelers is ensuring they have […]

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20 Things to know before visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands

If you’re planning a Caribbean vacation then the United States Virgin Islands (USVIs) is the perfect destination. Full of gorgeous beaches, crystal clear waters, soft white sand and beautiful marine life; these charming islands located just southeast of Puerto Rico guarantees rest, relaxation and beach side adventures! Here are 20 things you should know before […]

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How travel will change your life in the littlest off ways

My first big adventure began in 2011 when I moved to a little city in The Netherlands. At the time I was terrified! Moving to a new city half way across the world and starting a new life there seemed like an overwhelming thought at the time but deep down, I knew if I didn’t […]

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Solo travel tips for every woman

If there’s one thing solo travel has taught me, it’s how to be fearless. The world is a big place and yes, it is pretty scary out there all by your lonesome with no one to have your back and no one to catch you when you fall. But does that mean you should hide […]

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Top 10 tips for visiting Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea

You can’t visit Tokyo without scheduling some time aside to visit Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. While Tokyo Disneyland has many unique features; the star of these parks really is Tokyo DisneySea which is the only of its kind in the world. Even if you arrive before opening and stay right till the fireworks display […]

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The Japan Rail Pass: Is it worth it?

After spending a week in Japan, I can easily say that it is one of my favorite Asian countries to explore! This month, as I continue to share more and more of my trip around Japan with you, I thought it only practical to share some tips that helped us along because let’s face it, Japan […]

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How to travel with other people

If you’re used to doing things solo when you adventure, then traveling with other people can be a daunting thought. The idea of having to compromise your own sightseeing as you explore on someone else’s time is enough to put any friendship, relationship or acquaintance to the test. It can lead to some pretty nasty […]

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