Asia, Getting Lost (Travel), Uncategorized

Trying American restaurants in India 

When traveling abroad, I try to avoid any chain restaurants, especially American restaurants. The last thing I want to do is go all the way to a new country, and only eat foods I can easily have in my own country. And in my opinion, tasting new foods is one of the best ways to experience a culture! However, there do come times when you realize you’ve only got small change and there are no ATMs in sight, or you crave some sugary, terrible-for-you fast food from home. In times like these, you cave and enter the nearest Dunkin’ Donuts/ Burger King/ McDonalds. Here’s what you’re missing (or not missing), at several of these places in India… Continue reading “Trying American restaurants in India “

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Asia, Getting Lost (Travel)

10 Pictures to Inspire You to Visit Udaipur, India 

The City of Lakes, Udaipur, is located in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This beautifully colorful city will leave you inspired by the quaint little roads and unique buildings. Continue reading “10 Pictures to Inspire You to Visit Udaipur, India “

Asia, Getting Lost (Travel), Travel Storytelling, Uncategorized

What it’s like to attend a movie at a fancy Indian movie theater

I had read it was a worthwhile experience to watch a movie at a movie theater in India. Watching movies in other countries is not what I typically think of doing while traveling, but I figured India must have an interesting theater livelihood, especially with Bollywood being such an integral part of daily life in this country. 
Continue reading “What it’s like to attend a movie at a fancy Indian movie theater”

Getting Lost (Travel), Travel Tips, Uncategorized

Why You Should Travel With Friends

When it comes to traveling, there are pretty much only two options – traveling solo, or traveling with friends. Though there are definitely great benefits to both, some people naturally fit better in one of the two categories. I recently saw the amazing opportunities that solo traveling brings when I was in Costa Rica for the month of January (I’ll be detailing more of what it’s like to solo travel in a following post!), but I’ll always be up for a group trip with friends. Keep reading to find out why YOU should go traveling with your friends… Continue reading “Why You Should Travel With Friends”

Getting Lost (Travel), North America, Uncategorized

An Insider’s Look at Cocoa Beach, Florida

If you’re a fan of surfing, then you’ve probably heard of Cocoa Beach, the little town that gets to claim itself as the birthplace of multi-crowned World Surf League Champion Kelly Slater. My good friend Lizzie Le, who’s a Cocoa Beach local, wanted to share her tips for those wanting to adventure through this charming beach town.  Continue reading “An Insider’s Look at Cocoa Beach, Florida”

Healthy Living, The Active Life, Travel Tips, Uncategorized

How to Travel and Exercise

You’ve done it before…more than once. You eye an ice cream shop while you’re walking the streets of a new town. You do some advance research and find numerous articles on the “10 best bakeries/donut shops/macaroon shops in ____.” These places all sound soooooo delicious. And why not try them all since you know you won’t have anything like them back home?? With this mindset (which I definitely share), how do you manage eating at all the fun cafes and restaurants while still trying to incorporate fitness into your travel routine? Not all hotels or hostels have gyms, so when you find yourself in a fitness-slump, here’s what to do… Continue reading “How to Travel and Exercise”

Getting Lost (Travel), North America, Uncategorized

Best Coffee Shops in Fort Lauderdale

Coffee shops today are stepping it up. Not only are they selling some fantastic coffee, but they’re also crafting a stellar ambiance in every detail of their store: from the chairs (or couches!) filling the floor space to the artwork on the walls and the even greater artwork of the entire building’s design (hello new Instagram pic!). It’s a good time to be a coffee lover. And the following cafes, found in Fort Lauderdale, FL prove they’ve got what it takes to satisfy all of your tastes. Continue reading “Best Coffee Shops in Fort Lauderdale”

Getting Lost (Travel), North America, Uncategorized

What to do with one day in Newburyport, Massachusetts

A tiny port town filled with rich history, brick buildings, and beautiful views, Newburyport, Massachusetts is a breath of fresh air (literally) after leaving the busyness of Boston. Continue reading “What to do with one day in Newburyport, Massachusetts”

Getting Lost (Travel), North America, Uncategorized

Starting Spring at Florida’s Alexander Springs

The other week I ventured up to central Florida to visit some friends and go swimming at one of the natural springs in the area. I’d never been to the springs before, so I was super excited and not all sure of what to expect. I thought the water would be cold (I was right) and clearer than the ocean (which definitely helped the GoPro pics come out better). Continue reading “Starting Spring at Florida’s Alexander Springs”