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 […]

Want to be a better or smarter traveler? Here are 4 ways to help!

are you a stupid traveler? here's 4 ways to tell

There are a few things that travelers do or don’t do that really gets my knickers in a twist. I know. There’s many ways to travel and see the world. Call us tourists, travelers, backpackers, flashpackers, nomads, whatever! There’s just some things that I do and don’t recommend doing if you’re exploring the whole wide […]

Top 5 destination list – What’s yours?!

Everybody has a “Top 5 destination list” they would like to go to — someday. One day! I don’t have a particular order in which I visit countries. Many people ask how I choose my next place to explore and usually, it’s without must thought or planning. I leave it to the weather/time of year + travel […]

Why I won’t travel with a boyfriend again

why i will never travel with a boyfriend again

Wanna know why I won’t travel with a boyfriend again? Ok, maybe “never” is a bit too strong of a word but  I made the mistake of  traveling. With a boyfriend. A PHOTOGRAPHER boyfriend. We’ll call him Mr. Fantastic.  + Mr. Fantastic and I were together for  about 2 – 2.5 years. Of course we traveled together. […]

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 […]

Four ways to find luxury hotels for less!

I am not exactly a 5 star lifestyle traveler jet-setting around the world nor do I travel on a backpacker’s budget. When I travel, I can rough it if necessary but if there’s a city or place where I can enjoy the modern day comforts and not pay an arm and leg, I’m all game. With that […]

How I survived in Vietnam

So a journey – a solo journey nonetheless is not complete without a post on LESSONS LEARNED or Vietnam 101. If you ever go or plan to go, here are safety and advice tips as well as Dos and Don’ts! They will know you are a tourist/traveler even if you’re Vietnamese-American or Asian-American or Asian-Canadian. […]