10 simple tips for becoming a Great Airbnb host!

This year was my first time trying out AirBnB. For those of you unfamiliar with Airbnb, it’s a service where individuals may rent out their homes, apartments, and spare bedrooms. Airbnb is available in the U.S as well as many countries around the world. For some, Airbnb is more appealing than hotels because sometimes it’s…

Words of Wisdom to a First Time Traveler

I can remember my first international trip like it was yesterday. Senior year of college, fall 2006, I headed to Madrid, Spain to study abroad for the semester. I remember feeling a myriad of emotions from excitement, nervousness, to fear. During that semester, I learned about myself and I also learned how people perceived me…

FREE MONEY FOR TRAVEL!!!

Last week, I ran into one of my colleagues in the hallway. I hadn’t seen him since I left for South Africa. Coworker,”Hey, where have you been?” Me, “I was on vacation.” Coworker, “oh really, Where did you go?” Me, “I went to South Africa.” Coworker, mouth hanging open, “oh, you must be rich!” My…

Top 5 Travel Checklist

My trip to South Africa is exactly one week away. I’m super excited but I still feel like I have a million things to do before taking off. Buying the plane ticket is the easy part but what comes after can seem a bit daunting.  This is my top 5 travel Checklist! 1. Check the…

Best Websites for Cheap Flights

Flight deals happen all the time but you have to be looking for them. There are also some destinations that rarely go on sale so you will have to bite the bullet if you really want to go there. For example, from Los Angeles destinations like French Polynesia, Mauritius, Seychelles, and many countries in Africa…