How to Go Gray Whale Watching in Baja California

There are a handful of things in this lifetime I never pictured myself doing. Intimate encounters with gray whales is one of them. And in Baja California’s San Ignacio Lagoon, you can not only see whales, but possibly even touch them, too. If you’ve ever been curious about gray whale watching in Baja California, read on!

A 3 Day Guide to Merida, Mexico

If you love good food, culture, history, and mesmerizing city centers, Merida will offer you all that and more. Here’s how I suggest spending 3 days in Merida, complete with where to eat, stay, and more while you’re in town!

The Coolest Things to Do in Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa is buzzing with culinary, foodie, and artsy attractions. Whether you’re from out of town or looking for an OC staycation, keep reading for the most fun things to do in Costa Mesa, California!

Where to Stay in El Nido: Outpost Beach Hostel


Stay: Outpost Beach Hostel


Located At: Cororng-Corong, El Nido, 5313 Palawan, Philippines


Spend: $22 – $100/night, from dorm-style accommodations to private ensuite rooms


Expect: A fun, energetic crowd, affordable rate, and a true beachfront location on Corong-Corong Beach


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Channel Islands National Park Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Making the trek out to the Channel Islands means getting to see absolutely unreal, untouched landscapes and wildlife. If you’re ready to start planning your trip, keep reading for everything you need to know before visiting Channel Islands National Park!

Where to Stay in Glacier National Park: 3 Options for Any Budget

Montana’s Glacier National Park covers 1,583 square miles. It’s a massive park and one that requires a couple of days to explore. If you’re planning a trip up to Glacier National Park and researching where to stay, read on for 3 lodging options at any budget! 

Where to Stay in Manhattan: The Roger Smith Hotel


Stay: The Roger Smith Hotel


Located At: 501 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017 (Midtown)


Spend: $205+


Expect: Independently-owned hotel hospitality, central location (close to Grand Central Station!), some of the biggest and most affordable rooms you’ll get in Manhattan, a can’t-miss rooftop bar 


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What to Do in Reykjavik: The Ultimate City Guide

Just being in downtown Reykjavik on a cloudy, rainy morning, sipping a warm kaffi with some bread and jam will make you feel, all at once, like you belonged here all your life. Read on for what to do in Reykjavik!

Where to Stay in Waikiki: The Laylow


Stay: The Laylow, Autograph Collection


Located At: 2299 Kūhiō Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815


Spend: $240 – $300/night, plus $29 destination fee per day


Expect: Punchy personality, ultra-photographable corners, retro Hawaii-inspired interior decor 


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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting The Yucatán

Between the beaches, the dense tropical jungle, the ancient Mayan ruins, and the colonial cities, this particular region is one of Mexico’s most spectacular. Read on for everything you need to know before your first time visiting the Yucatán!

The Ultimate One-Week Guide to Tulum, Mexico

While some beach destinations offer nothing but, well, beach time, a trip to Tulum promises you all that and so much more. From cenotes, to wellness, to Mayan ruins, and more, read on for my one-week itinerary and guide to Tulum, Mexico!