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June 7, 2019

The struggle was real. We had 10 days in The Philippines, and (technically) more than 7,000 islands to choose from. It had been almost five years since I last explored this Southeast Asia gem, and I'd been wanting go back. I had an Instagram folder filled with dozens of photos from different islands that I'd saved over the years on the off chance I ever made it back for another visit. I wanted to visit the sandbars of Balabac, Cebu's waterfalls, beaches on Malapascua, the lagoons surrounding Coron, everywhere on Siargao ... the list goes on.

June 1, 2019

I spent a whirlwind weekend in Punta Cana last month, my second visit to the Dominican Republic. It was three days of sunshine, turquoise water and postcard perfect palms trees at Club Med Punta Cana, and I wanted to share a photo diary from the weekend. I stayed in a spacious suite in the Tiara Exclusive Collection Space with oceanfront views and a private infinity pool. It was an absolute dream waking up to the paradise waters every morning, the Dominican Republic beaches are on another level! Our last day at the resort went on a morning excursion up to Miches to experience the iconic swings of the region high atop Montaña Redonda. Club Med will be opening a brand new resort in Miches...

May 14, 2019

To be completely honest, Bermuda was never on my radar, and definitely not a place I'd considered a bucket list destination. I knew it was an island in (or near) the Bermuda Triangle ... and that was pretty much it. I quickly learned there was MUCH more to this beautiful slice of paradise than just the myths and legends. A cluster of remote islands set in the Atlantic, Bermuda truly was a dream destination. And the kicker was that it was surprisingly not overrun with tourists, making it the perfect escape for travelers looking to avoid the all-inclusive and cruise ship crowds of the Caribbean. In fact, most days on Bermuda I wondered where everyone was? I'm so grateful the...

May 8, 2019

After a decade of traveling, I finally made it to the Instagram darling of Southeast Asia, Singapore! I had more than 20 trips to the Far East under my belt, but the island city-state located off of Malaysia's coast was always a tricky destination to get to. For me, Singapore was a place I could spend a long weekend, not a two-week holiday. I told myself I'd visit one day, tacking it onto a larger trip - maybe a visit to Myanmar, Sri Lanka or The Maldives. Then as I started to piece together a 10-day trip to The Philippines earlier this year, I realized it was the perfect excuse to finally visit the Lion City

April 29, 2019

It's been awhile since I visited somewhere really high on my bucket list. For so long, my top three had remained intact: Tanzania, Puglia and Oman. And Puglia was a place I could have traveled to a number of times, but I kept passing it up for more popular destinations in Italy - Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre and Venice. I was beyond excited to finally experience the heel of the Italian boot, the places I'd been dreaming about for so long - Alberobello, Poerto Miggiano, Cisternino, Matera, etc. And you know what? Puglia is now by far my favorite part of Italy. I wish I'd visited sooner! The region was beyond picturesque with such a variety of charming towns, beautiful beaches and...

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