Whale watching with Wild Whales Vancouver

24th June 2019

This year I turned 30 years old. I’m actually OK with this milestone, as I have found that as I grow older I feel far more comfortable in myself. I am far more confident and self-assured. It feels lke I have finally and entirely left my youth...

10 tips for your first trip to Australia

18th June 2019

Australia is the birthplace of The Blonde Abroad and it’ll always hold a special place in my heart (I came up with the concept of this very blog while sitting at a cafe near Sydney Harbour!). When I first left the corporate world in search of something else, my first stop was Australia. I spent nearly two months living on the East coast of Oz and I couldn’t get enough!  The country has a beauty and diversity unlike anywhere else—there’s the cool coastal city of...

The best destinations to travel to in August

16th June 2019

Summer is going to be in full swing soon enough, and for those that want to plan the ultimate trip to finish off the...

Review of Wedgewood Hotel and Spa, Vancouver

11th June 2019

This year Ian and I celebrated our 9th anniversary together. (Whaaaaaat, how did time go so quickly?) And after a rough...

24 fun & historical things to do in Rhodes, Greece

10th June 2019

These are just some of the many wonders that await visitors in Rhodes, Greece – The Island of the Knights. The Island...

Zakynthos 101: The beginner’s guide to Zakynthos, Greece

10th May 2019

Zakynthos Island (also known as Zante) is the third largest Greek island in the Ionian Sea, located off the west coast of mainland Greece. Zakynthos town includes many squares — every corner and path seems to be brimming with Zakynthos history. Did you know?: The Venetians ruled Zakynthos island from 1484 to 1797. The island is now known as a tourist hotspot and it’s also home to two endangered species, the Caretta Caretta sea turtle and the Monachus seal. Many landmarks...

Vegan fast food in Paris

Updated 28th May 2019

Last year was a bit of a year of personal growth for us, which ended with a vegan adventure in Paris, followed swiftly by an engagement. (Squeal, that still sounds weird!) Following the death of a beloved pet, Mrs S (who was legit the cutest cat in...

Los Corrales – A brief stay in a rural Spanish idyll

Updated 28th May 2019

Los Corrales is a sweet little rural village, nestled in the Seville province of Spain. Its small population (4,095...

Best cities for celebrating halloween

Updated 28th May 2019

Halloween! The much loved and celebrated holiday is just around the corner, and I asked fellow bloggers what their...

5 tips for your first trip to China

29th August 2018

China is a fascinating country with centuries of rich history and culture. But, it can be quite the culture shock on...

Exploring Tokyo

27th July 2018

Tokyo is one of my favorite cities on Earth-- and it's easy to see why! My friend Tiana and I spent a whirlwind week in the city, exploring everywhere from Harajuku to Golden Gai to Shibuya! I filmed daily vlogs while we were there (which I'll list...

Exploring Havana

10th July 2018

With only 48 hours in Havana, my best friend and I hit the ground running (or should I say got the wheels spinning?) We took a spin in a perfectly pink classic car, sipped mojitos and daiquiris (before 11am), and watched the famous cabaret at Hotel Nacional! A ton of things we did aren't featured in this video, so be sure to check out my blog posts on Havana! While we mostly hit the well-blazed tourist trail (something I usually try to venture from), it's clear to see...

Exploring Namibia

Updated 27th June 2019

Namibia has become one of my all-time favorite African countries. I've visited on two occasions, and feel like I've...

How I survived my first solo trip - Oslo, Norway

Updated 25th May 2019

So for my first solo trip I had decided to plan and travel to Norway, for a week long stay. I figured it was a...

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