An Expat’s Dubai Dress Code: What Can Women Wear in Dubai in 2018?

Dubai, UAE is one of the most spectacular, awe-inspiring, and modern cities in the world. But despite being the modern international hub that as it is, Dubai is still a majority-Muslim country, and the culture still reflects that. One of the most common questions I had even before I moved here CONTINUE READING

How to Travel as a Full-Time College Student: My College Trips & Tips

I visited 8 countries completely independently as a traditional public university, for at least a week for each trip. No parents paying, no inheritance, no pilot father, no sugar daddy. 8 countries? How did I have the time, money, or opportunities with tuition, classes, and college life? Travel as a CONTINUE READING

Sri Lanka Photojournal: Wanderlusting Travel Photos from Kandy to Bentota

I was in Sri Lanka for a 5-day all-inclusive Groupon Getaway (read about how that experience went, here), and to this day the country is one of the most diverse, affordable, humbling, peaceful, and natural locations I've ever been to. Our stops included the capital of Colombo, and the cities CONTINUE READING

8 Heartwarming Things About Chattanooga, TN That Will Make You “Aww!” Out Loud and Visit ASAP

Recently I visited Chattanooga Tennessee via invitation of Chattanooga Fun, and had my preconceptions and expectations completely blown away. As a millennial traveler , here are some things about Chattanooga truly unique from any other destination, and made me literally "aww!" out loud. *Disclosure: This was a comped trip, but CONTINUE READING

12 Travel Graduation Gifts for the Wanderlusting Grad

Congratulations, they did it! Someone is approaching their graduation, and you're looking for meaningful yet not bank-breaking gifts to inspire them for the next phase of their life. If that person is even moderately adventurous, soul searching, and wanderlusty, you are in the right place. The following ten suggestions are CONTINUE READING

7 Reasons Why I’m Not Studying Abroad in a Western Country

I feel the need to preface this by saying I have nothing against Western countries. I'm American and I am very aware of the privilege that gives me to travel, let alone to have preferences on where I want to go. However, I said what I said. I don't have CONTINUE READING

A 20-Something’s Itinerary for 24 Hours in NYC: One Day in the Big Apple

There must be close to a million "A Weekend in NYC" posts out there on the internet, but here's *DJ Khaled voice* another one. However, this one is designed for my fellow 20-something/college student/young professional girls looking for a one day-ish adventure in the most populous city in the world. CONTINUE READING

A Spring Breaker’s Guide to A Poppin’ Spain & Portugal Holiday

The following is a guest post by my friend Becca Huxley of, on her Spring Break experience exploring Spain and Portugal. Both Spain and Portugal have been high on my travel list for the longest time because of the amazing culture, food, and warm community vibes I'd always gotten from CONTINUE READING