• Digital Nomad Life
  • What no one told me about becoming a digital nomad

    What no one told me about becoming a digital nomad

    By Travis Bennett, Nomad Stack (http://www.nomadstack.com) The digital nomad lifestyle is all rather exciting. You just need your laptop and an internet connection and you can work from anywhere in the world. It’s no wonder there’s more and more people taking the leap themselves. Grabbing street food lunches in Ho Chi Minh. Pulling an all-nighter […]

  • Musings
  • Where are you planning to travel in 2017?

    2017 travel plans generic dreams

    With the new year starting, I’m expecting many of you have exciting travel plans for 2017. Here are some of my travel plans this year: The Philippines PJ and I are heading to the Philippines in February. I am especially stoked because this is my first trip to the PI. We will be in Manila because […]

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  • Farewell 2016, it’s been great….

    generic dreams digital nomad

    What a year. 2016. It’s been another crazy & busy year – filled with adventures, misadventures, ups & downs. Many events this year rocked the world. I’m a bit glad I wasn’t the only one feeling like I live on a roller coaster. To summarize 2016: Places I’ve lived or visited in 2016:  + California […]

  • Arizona
  • A magical & vortex weekend in Sedona

    A weekend exploring Sedona

      I was able to find time to spend a short weekend in Sedona – one of the magical and beautiful places in the world with my boyfriend.  We loved the place and cannot wait to go back again but make it a longer road trip this time throughout Utah. My guide to a magical […]

  • Chills
  • How to spend a long weekend in Kauai

    a long weekend in Kauai

    How to spend a long weekend in Kauai I simply love Kauai. My first trip to this island was in March and while I spent a whopping two weeks there, it felt like a long weekend in Kauai. I spent most of my time working in an incredibly comfy airbnb with an open lanai (balcony) and […]

  • Musings
  • Generic Dreams updates

    hawaii

    Some updates on Generic Dreams and my life… I’ve got a confession to make. I’ve finally got a home. Yes, a place that I’m staying at – for awhile. That place is….Hawaii! Why Hawaii? During my nomadic journey, I always thought about where I’d end up or what place would be somewhere that I’d want […]

  • UAE
  • Incredible + Fun things to do in Dubai

    Incredible + Fun things to do in Dubai By Neha Singh Dubai has completely transformed itself from an oil heritage city to a tourist magnet. There are many things which attract tourists and guests from all around the globe. The rich extravagant lifestyle and fun things to do in Dubai makes it one of the ideal […]

  • Norway
  • Chasing northern lights in Tromso Norway

    A guide to chasing the northern lights in Norway (Tromso)

    A guide to chasing northern lights in Tromso, Norway Spending February in a cold place can only mean one thing…chasing northern lights in Tromso, Norway (or Aurora Borealis as they’re technically called). My friend Jay from Moo.do and I decided to visit Norway in the middle of dead winter because…why not? It’s always on everybody’s list of […]

  • Digital Nomad Life
  • Work & Wanderlust: Digital Nomad-Friendly Airports

    work and wanderlust

    Work and Wanderlust: Digital Nomad-Friendly Airports Throughout all my travels, I’ve been in a LOT of airports and experienced some airports that are more friendly for digital nomads than others. I detest airports with zero wifi (usually the smaller remote ones) but what can ya do? Even though I am not traveling as much anymore, […]

  • Hawaii
  • Review Hike Maui Tours: A day chasing waterfalls

    waterfalls with hike maui

    If you’re into hiking like I am, you’re going to love going this post: Review Hike Maui Tours. Hike Maui Tours offers a few different hikes & packages (some include zip lining for example).  I ended up choosing the East Waterfalls hike – their most popular one on the Hike Maui Tour website. Making reservations […]

  • Chills
  • Review: A special day with Holo Holo Maui Tours

    private tour with holo holo maui tours

    With half a day left to explore Maui, I didn’t waste any time connecting with Jasmine from Holo Holo Maui Tours for some sightseeing with a local. There really isn’t anything better than going with someone that knows the secrets of their home and happily shows it to you. Upon meeting Jasmine, I knew immediately […]

  • Trip Planning
  • Get…Up & Explore!

    I am so excited to announce the launch of… Up & Explore What’s Up & Explore? Up & Explore is my boutique travel planning service (or agency)! Obviously, I love traveling and I really enjoy planning trips so the next logical step was to start a venture planning custom epic trips for people who need […]

  • Hawaii
  • Ultimate Whale Watch: Chasing whales in Maui

    Ultimate Whale Watching in Maui

    Chase whales with Ultimate Whale Watch Tours while you’re in Maui. My friend and colleague, Amy Tan from Planet Hoppers and I flew to Maui for a few days and had a hell of a time. Besides, it being a “work retreat” (lots of both work & play!), Amy scored us comped tickets with Ultimate […]

  • Digital Nomad Life
  • Working at SunDesk in Taghazout, Morocco

    Making magic and working at SunDesk in Taghazout, Morocco

    SunDesk in Taghazout in Morocco For almost a month, I was living and working at SunDesk in Taghazout in Morocco. While Morocco is an “open Muslim” country, you still can’t purchase alcohol in small villages and towns. Taghazout is a dry village so when you’re leaving the airport at Agadir, make a pit stop and stock up! […]

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  • Greetings 2016!

    the first step is the hardest

    In the blink of an eye, 2015 is over. I feel like it was only yesterday that I was spending Christmas and New Years 2015 in California. I feel like I have so much planned & nothing planned for 2016. There’s a lot of personal goals and plans for adventures but nothing set in stone. […]

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  • 2015 in retrospect

    stairway to heaven

    2015…what a WILD and EPIC ride. It was so full of ups and downs that I’m not sure why I haven’t heaved over the side of the railing yet. I reread my 2014 in retrospect post as well as my Welcome 2015 post and oh…so much to share! Places I’ve lived or visited in 2015: […]