New Zealand's South Island

Top 5 Things to Do in New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand is an incredibly beautiful country and Auckland is an incredibly amazing city. However, once you leave the city life of the North Island and head south, you’ll soon find yourself questioning why you spent so much time in the city.  New Zealand’s South Island is easily rated the more beautiful of the two islands. Read More

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5 Shows to Binge Watch Mid-Flight

Passing time on a flight has never been easier, and now that Netflix let’s you watch content offline, it’s game on even without a good in-flight wireless connection!It’s 2 am. The passenger next to you is sleeping. You look around and notice that the entire cabin is doing the same. You don’t reach your destination for another six hours. You decide to pull your headphones out and plug them into your laptop. You power it on and log onto your favorite streaming video service. So many shows and so little time. So, within those six hours, one question remains. What are you going to binge-watch? Read More

Making Friends While Traveling Solo

It’s no secret that traveling solo can be exhilarating, confidence-building, and downright fun–but that doesn’t mean you won’t also want to pick up some friends along the way.

Reaching out to complete strangers can be intimidating, trust me–I know. But remember: there are other solo travelers out there who want to find a friend just as much as you do. Read More

A view of New York City as the sun begins to set.

New York Off the Beaten Path

Millions of people come to New York each year to view its amazing attractions. The Statue of Liberty and Times Square are some of the most popular places in the city, but solely focusing on them detracts from the feel of the real city. While on my trip to NYC, I made sure to not only visit the distinct, tourist locations, but to also see New York off the beaten path and to try to see city as a local would. Read More