How to choose the perfect suitcase

Adventures are fun… but way before any kind of exploring can begin you’ve got to first pack your suitcase! Simple task, right? Well… maybe… until you start wondering whether to choose a suitcase based on quality or color… price or size… style or… stress! Every traveler has at some point on their adventures found themselves […]

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A simple guide to choosing the right Caribbean Island

With over 30 islands to choose from when visiting the Caribbean, picking just one or two to adventure in can be a pretty difficult decision to make. From beautiful beaches, to hiking trails, to finding bio-luminescent plankton… there is so much to do and see that it can be overwhelming, leaving you wanting to do everything […]

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How to see Kyoto in less than 24 hours

With so much to see and do in Kyoto, you’re most likely wondering if it’s possible to get the most out of this quintessential city by spending just 24 hours there.

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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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