Tag Archives: day trip

Bamboo Rafting on the Martha Brae River

Bamboo Rafting on the Martha Brae River

Jamaica is the land of wood and water, reggae music, rich culture, beautiful landscapes, and unique experiences. A popular attraction is rafting on the Martha Brae River, a winding waterway that invites travelers to explore its beauty through an ancient and eco-friendly mode of transportation – bamboo rafting. I always find myself in the water […]

Exploring Iceland's Golden Circle

On our second day in Iceland, our group did a Golden Circle Classic Tour with Gray Line Tours. The Golden Circle Bus Tour was a full-day tour that took us to some of the most popular sites in Iceland’s Southern Region combining nature, history, and some culture. If you’re planning a trip to Iceland, here’s […]

How to take the Train from Barcelona to Montserrat

R5 to Montserrat from Barcelona via train

On my recent solo trip to Barcelona, I could’ve purchased advanced tours to Montserrat via Expedia, Viator, my hotel’s concierge service, or even get a private taxi, but I missed my chance due to last minute decisions. Luckily the front desk associate was able to suggest an alternate route: traveling to Montserrat from Barcelona by […]

15 Life Lessons Learned on the Hike to Sant Jeroni

15 Life Lessons Learned on the Hike to Sant Jeroni

I try my best to learn SOMETHING new when traveling solo and my recent hike to Sant Jeroni on a Montserrat day trip was definitely life-changing. The highest point is 1,236 m (4,055 ft) and the hike to Sant Jeroni is an estimated 4-5 hours going up and down, but it took me close to 7. I wanted […]

Celebrating Summer at Splish Splash Water Park

Splish Splash Kiddie Slides

Many thanks to Splish Splash Waterpark for providing complimentary tickets. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. June has been a busy month for my family. School is over, both of my nieces celebrated birthdays, and my nephew is going to kindergarten in the fall. We love waterparks so to wrap all the celebrations in […]

The Best Food Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

Favorite Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

I was provided press passes to the Philly Cheesesteak Festival for my review. In late October, my sister, niece, nephews and I took a day trip to Philadelphia for the first Philly Cheesesteak Festival. Since I was there as press and my niece and youngest nephew wanted to have some fun, I decided to let […]

2015 Travel Roundup

2015 Travel Roundup

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been out and about in and out of NYC this year. Including day/weekend trips, and full vacations I visited 3 countries and 6 US cities. I’m not rolling over days and some planned trips will be longer than my normal 3-5 day getaways so 2016 will […]