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May 25, 2016

Choose Ethical Tourism and Care For Our Gentle Giants

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I want to preface this post with by no means am I an ethical tourism professional. This is based off what I have learned and experienced during my three weeks in Thailand and why travelers should choose ethical tourism, opt to not ride elephants, and engage in elephant nature camps. 

Elephant camps and tourism are a sensitive subject in South East Asia. 

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May 18, 2016

Koh Samui Beach Resorts: Best Places to Stay in Thailand

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When it came time to plan our trip to Thailand, we had a hard time deciding whether or not to go to Phuket or Koh Samui. This was quite the ordeal, because in all honesty, they are both perfect in pictures and on paper. We weighed the pros and cons of each: Phuket was a party town with nightlife that carries on into the wee hours.
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May 7, 2016

Santorini on a Budget

Perissa beach at dawn

Confession, I became obsessed with the idea of visiting Santorini after seeing The Sisterhood of Traveling Pants. The buildings, the beaches, the sunsets…I was in complete awe of the place. So obviously, I came to a quick realization that I had to go. But once I shared my dream of visiting Santorini with friends and family, I was quickly told that Santorini was expensive.…

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April 26, 2016

Photo Diary: A Holiday in Greece

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A holiday in Greece is a trip that everyone should take once in their life. The water is so blue, the food is fresh and delicious and the cocktails are cold. With exceptional weather, famous sunsets, beaches and unique architecture, there really is no where quite like it. So prepare to feast your eyes pure perfection and see why you need to book a holiday in Greece as soon as possible…

Hotels in Mykonos look like this…

Spend a few days spoiling yourself at the Myconian Utopia Resort, the perfect example of luxurious accommodations and Greek hospitality.

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April 13, 2016

Positano Vacay Not Just For The Rich & Famous

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The Amalfi Coast of Italy has long been recognized as the glamorous playground for the rich and famous. It’s where the Blair’s & Serena’s of the world went to escape their worries, sunbathe under candy-colored umbrellas and spend their evenings off-shore on a private yacht, dining and dancing the night away.

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April 5, 2016

Affordable Summer Vacations To Take in 2016

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Every year, I look forward to planning a summer vacation. Whether it is to a Coastal staycation, luxurious getaway to Europe, or road tripping to Vegas, it is something that I love to meticulously plan and have on my calendar to look forward to. With no official plans yet set in stone, I am itching to get something on the books.

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March 29, 2016

Great Sand Dunes National Park: Playing In America’s Sandbox

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I get restless. Easy. And quickly. Not sure where it stems from, maybe it’s my Gemini nature or the fact that I get bored quickly, I don’t know. I wish I could chill all weekend. Like the Netflix and chill thing everyone raves about… But I #canteven with #netflixandchill.

OK, now that I got that out of the way, you’ll understand where I’m with this story.…