Three Days in El Nido – Palawan

Small Lagoon in El Nido

By PJ Tan Itinerary: Three days in El Nido If you have visited any millennial travel blog in the last few years, you have almost certainly seen the Philippines emerge as a top destination as of late, specifically the island of Palawan. Palawan is the largest province in the entire country (in terms of total […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]