Just wanted to drop everyone a mid-month update to let you all know I booked my ticket last week and Tajikistan is happening again! Everyone seems so puzzled as to why I’m going back, rather than somewhere new but I think they must have missed all those photos and posts about my travel there last […]
Travel tales and tips from a girl from Alaska as she travels around the world.
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One Week in Oman: A Self-Drive, Budget itinerary Guide. *This post contains affiliate links. Trying to squeeze in as much Oman as you can on your all-too-short holiday break? Don’t sweat it- here is a road tripping, budget itinerary for those looking to hit the highlights in one week in Oman. Of course there is […]
Can you still go to Socotra? Let me just start of with saying- I was privileged to visit a small bit of mainland Yemen and the otherworldly island of Socotra back in 2014. I had been dying to go to Socotra by the time I made it there, as it had topped my list of […]
10 Reasons to Visit Alaska Often when people announce they’re going to Alaska the first question they’re met with is: Why? Alaska doesn’t fit the bill for what most people picture on vacation, but that is part of the allure. The 49th state has rightly earned its nickname as the Last Frontier, packed with staggering mountains […]
June 2017 Roundup *This post contains affiliate links. Anyways, June was busy. I visited Spencer Glacier on the Whistle Stop Train (and wrote a post on how you can do it too!), attended Chickenstock- the strange bluegrass music festival that takes place in Chicken, Alaska each year, backpacked into Reed Lakes (in the Hatcher’s Pass, […]
10 Reasons to Visit Antarctica Looking reasons to visit Antarctica? Still pristine and barely touched, Antarctica is more than barren ice covered landscapes. Unspoiled by mass tourism and beaconing you to visit its icy shores, now is a better time than ever to visit the polar continent. *I have a business relationship with Oceanwide Expeditions and traveled […]
Traveling Alone As A Woman in Tajikistan *This post contains affiliate links. Yes it’s possible! But guess what? If you don’t wanna go at it solo, you can always join me in 2018 on an expedition through China, Tajikistan and Pakistan! Click here to read more about the trip and sign up! I spent […]
Hitting 100K on Instagram On Friday I hit 100K on Instagram. I mean that’s cool right? Actually it’s not as exciting as I thought it would be… Instagram, you suck now. Now don’t get ahead of yourselves, this ain’t no fuckin open letter! I bet you were getting concerned that I had been recently bashed […]
How to visit Spencer Glacier without a tour: The Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop *This post contains affiliate links. You probably ended up here because you were looking to visit Spencer Glacier, but the tours to Spencer Glacier are, let’s face it, ludicrously expensive. There’s good news for you! You can do it yourself. Simply take […]
What it was really like to travel to Socotra, the most alien looking island on Earth. The island you have to see to believe, an island like nowhere else. This is Socotra Socotra is an out-of-this-world island sitting within the four-island Socotra Archipelago in the Arabian Sea. The island became a territory of Yemen in 1967 when […]
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