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If you enjoy travelling and learning about other people's experiences, then you've come to the right spot! If you don't enjoy these things, go ahead and check it out anyway. You might be surprised you like what you find 🙂

This blog focuses on travelling, and all the different aspects of travel. You'll read about adventures abroad, journeys through different cities, explorations of various countries, and discoveries of finding how great travelling is. Not only will you find how deep the passion for travelling runs, you may also find inspiration to help you on your next adventure!

I truly appreciate you taking the time to stop by, so thank you. I hope you enjoy what you find!

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Feature Friday: Meet Madison J.

You’ve probably heard of Norwegian Cruise Line, but have you heard of their Sail Across the Sun cruise? Come learn more about a cruise filled with artists, musicians, and a boatload of fun!

Sure, you’ve heard of a cruise. Yes, you might have even been on one. But I have a strong feeling that your experience was nothing like this cruise! One of my best friends, Madison, went on a Norwegian cruise with her mom and sister. To say they had an amazing time would definitely be an understatement! Not only did they have a port stop, as most cruises do, but the on-board activities were incomparable to most. Read what Madison has to say about Sail{ing} Across the Sun! Continue reading “Feature Friday: Meet Madison J.”

Une Promenade en Paris

Come take a stroll through the lovely city of Paris!

The city of lights. The city of love. The city of my dreams. Only one place in the world meets the criteria for all three: Paris, France. I have been blessed to have visited my favorite city three times, with many more visits in the future {I hope!}. I’ve been to some of the top monumental sights in this beautiful city, but would you believe I haven’t seen it all? I’ll share what I believe are some of the must see sights! Continue reading “Une Promenade en Paris”

Feature Friday: Meet Danielle T.

Ever wanted to visit Memphis, TN? Take a peek at what our guest, Danielle, has to say about the city!

When I hear the word ‘Tennessee’, I think of country music, Nashville, Vanderbilt, The Blind Side, and the place where my first college friend lives. Of course there’s more to the state than the random thoughts scrolling through my head, like the city of Memphis! I’ve never been, but after reading Danielle’s interview, I definitely want to take a trip, especially for the food! Check it out to see what Danielle has to say of what the city has to offer: Continue reading “Feature Friday: Meet Danielle T.”

The Languages in My Mind

Languages are an interesting and captivating part of a culture. Come learn how language plays a role in my life!

I am constantly amazed at how many different languages and dialects exist in the world. Some are easy to start understanding, while others seem to make no logical sense. Of course what languages you believe fall into which categories depends on your native language, and your ability to pick up languages. Continue reading “The Languages in My Mind”

Feature Friday: Jasmyne N.’s Travel Guide

Houston, one of the most populated cities in Texas, draws many visitors throughout the year. Read Jasmyne’s travel guide to find out some of the top spots to put on your list!

Whether you are a shopaholic, art lover, adventurous person, or a foodie, there is always something for everyone to enjoy.

Continue reading “Feature Friday: Jasmyne N.’s Travel Guide”

My Thoughts on Solo Female Travel

In honor of International Women’s Day, I’m sharing my thoughts on females travelling solo.

Whenever I personally talk to someone about travelling solo, whether it’s about me or another female, it’s about a 95% guarantee that the movie ‘Taken’ will be brought up. Continue reading “My Thoughts on Solo Female Travel”

REVIEW: Carnival Ecstasy

Thinking about taking a cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy? Check out my review, which may help in the decision-making process!

Recently, I had a chance to get away and go enjoy the sun, the sand, and the surf. My best friend and I took a 5-day cruise to Half Moon Cay and Nassau aboard the Carnival Ecstasy. Overall, I enjoyed my time, and what’s not to love about being blessed enough to take a cruise to the Bahamas. Although I’m leaving with mostly positive memories, there are some things that I wasn’t too thrilled with. Let me break it down: Continue reading “REVIEW: Carnival Ecstasy”