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Top 7 Things To Do On Coney Island
 

Top 7 Things To Do On Coney Island

At the very southern end of Brooklyn, New York City sits a dreamland known as Coney Island. In the 1830-40’s, it quickly became a vacation mecca for people on the East Coast, due to its location and its development of several resorts. But perhaps the most interesting part of Coney Island’s history...
Culture Shock and How to Deal With It
 

Culture Shock and How to Deal With It

When you travel, at one point or another you are bound to be hit with some uncomfortableness. Things around the world are vastly different. Religions are different. Languages are different. Clothing, gestures, food, societal norms; you name it. These are some of the joys of being able to travel. On the...
23 Things at Sea Life Michigan That Are Well Worth The Price of Admission
 

23 Things at Sea Life Michigan That Are Well Worth The Price of Admission

Being a highly budget-conscious traveler, price is a huge factor in planning my itinerary. It’s not that I’m a stickler for low prices, I just like to be able to walk out of an attraction and feel that every dollar has been well spent. During my recent visit to Sea Life Michigan,...
Legoland Discovery Center: A Place For Memories
 

Legoland Discovery Center: A Place For Memories

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t spent hours of their lives in front of a pile of Legos- constructing, tearing apart, and re-constructing whatever their minds could imagine. I remember my siblings and I had a tub of Legos from my parents’ day. They were slightly discolored from...
Beyond the All-Inclusive: A Glimpse of the Real Dominican Republic
 

Beyond the All-Inclusive: A Glimpse of the Real Dominican Republic

All-Inclusive vacations are great, aren’t they? I mean you hop on a plane, arrive in a new place, get whisked to your resort and have all your accommodations, food, drink and many activities already paid for. The only thing you have to worry about is remembering to reapply sun block...
The Wrong Way To Deal With Bugs in Nepal
 

The Wrong Way To Deal With Bugs in Nepal

It’s been a while since I shared a good story. Inspired by Brenna’s post, Around the World: Bugs (Part One), I reflected on some of my own insect encounters. I’ve dealt with swarms of mosquitoes just about every summer of my life. I braved the spiders in Australia- even became...
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