journalist traveling the world, uncovering one hidden gem at a time

Month: October 2017

Stop shaming female solo travelers

Stop shaming female solo travelers

My biggest pet peeve is people who say we don’t need feminism. Want to know my second biggest pet peeve? Shaming women travelers. Before I go into my educational tirade, let me tell you a story. At the time, I was a young, spry 21-year-old […]

Wedding ring debate: Is it safe to wear your engagement ring while traveling?

Wedding ring debate: Is it safe to wear your engagement ring while traveling?

Saying “I do,” suddenly doesn’t seem so scary anymore once you get engaged. You did it, you found the one you’re going to spend the rest of your life with — GO YOU! What suddenly becomes a part of daily reality is when it’s appropriate […]

Packing crisis! Not everything fits and I’m about to miss my flight

Packing crisis! Not everything fits and I’m about to miss my flight

I looked like a clown wearing a poncho. All that was missing from my ensemble was an oversized-sombrero and the red, clown shoes. What was even more ridiculous was that many of the articles of “clothing” I was wearing, wasn’t clothing at all. On my […]

Why #MeToo matters for travelers

Why #MeToo matters for travelers

Me too. Those are the words that blazed the internet for the past couple of days. Now you’re wondering, why does this matters to travelers? Why am I reading about this on Quirky Globetrotter? Because, statistically speaking, you can probably also say #MeToo. One in five […]

Biggest mistake people make at Yellowstone National Park

Biggest mistake people make at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is the United States oldest national park and one of the most well known. The park is often times overrun with tourists and it may always seem like there’s no way for you to compete. Every one is cramming into small spaces and trying to […]

Gifts for travel enthusiasts

Gifts for travel enthusiasts

This post contains affiliate links. Whether you’re in the middle of wedding season or two weeks from Christmas, this gift guide for travel enthusiasts will be your lifesaver! I pride myself on being able to buy thoughtful and meaningful gifts for family and friends. So […]

How to island hop in Puerto Rico

How to island hop in Puerto Rico

This post contains affiliate links. Island hopping in the Caribbean is one of the best relaxing vacations. Enjoying day after day lounging on the beach, now that’s paradise. The best part about island hopping is experiencing new beaches and exploring new areas, yet you still […]