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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Norway: Chasing the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)

  Who wants to go chasing the Northern Lights this winter? The Northern Lights aka the Aurora Borelias are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. They are known as ‘Aurora borealis’ in the […]

Catch me if you can

Just to give myself peace of mind with my travels, I need to always be planning a couple of months in advance. Without further ado – here is my nomadic living schedule for the next 6-7 months. If you are from anywhere that I will be visiting or just a fellow traveler at the same […]

Greece Travel Guide: Athens & islands

Greece Athens

Travel Guide Round Ups: Greece (Mykonos, Santorini + Athens) + Generic Dreams presents a Greece travel guide to help you plan your trip and what to do + see when you are there! This includes all the airlines I flew, hotels I stayed at + things I did, recommend or NOT recommend. When: We went early […]

15 ways to find cheap airfare

Everybody has their own method of tips & tricks to find cheap airfare (or more affordable airfare). I admit – I do my due diligence when it comes to airfare since there are such good deals to be be had. Here are some of mine… + Surf the web in incognito mode (Ctrl+shift+N) when using […]

Five things I hate about traveling

There’s a million awesome + amazing things about travel and people can ramble on about the perks & benefits of exploring the world. What about the flip side? What are the downsides of traveling? Here are five things I hate about traveling 1. Security/Customs and long lines: Nobody likes long lines. Nobody. I hate having […]

Travel Guide: Vienna & Budapest

Travel Guide to Vienna and Budapest When: I traveled during the week of Christmas and left before New Years. Both cities are very cold in the winter but it is still considered high season because of the Christmas markets and winter wonderland feeling it portrays. Route: Flew to London Heathrow → Vienna → Bus to Budapest → London Heathrow → Home […]

When to travel?

People always ask me when to travel and where is the best destination for a certain season. Two words: SHOULDER SEASON “Shoulder season” — generally April through mid-June, September, and October (sometimes early November) — combines the advantages of both peak-season and off-season travel. Why? Weather is still decent + crowds have dissipated + airfare &  hotel […]