Top two to see in Gozo: Ramla Bay & Salt Pans

Discovering Ramla Bay and Salt Pans of Gozo…also known as Calypso’s mythical island A seemingly sleepy little island but really holds a barrage of secret treasures waiting to be discovered. + Greek history lesson: Gozo is associated with Ogygia, island home of the nymph Calypso in Homer’s Odysseus. She holds him captive for years on the […]

Magical Malta: Visiting Valletta

VISITING VALLETA (nicknamed Superbissima — Most Proud) + Capital of Malta. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’re such a quaint OLD city and essentially Baroque in style and character. Survived WWII and rising above the ashes. Magical Malta I call the island. I like how it uses the grid system so the streets are easy to navigate since I have […]

Vote for Amy as the WITS’15 Poster Girl!!

  News: I’ve arrived in Malta and it’s currently 4:30 am here so I’m jetlagged but just heard a piece of great news! I’m a finalist for this year’s 2015 WITS poster girl! Please vote for me (AMY!) as the 2015 Women’s International Travel Summit poster girl!!! http://www.travelgogirl.com/witsummit/wits-15-poster-girl-the-finalists/ Much love , hugs + appreciation!!!

love & gratitude: 5/16

Every Friday…..end the week with things I love, like + appreciate. + SO happy to meet some of the most nicest and knowledgeable travel bloggers from all around the world this week for the Malta Blog Island campaign.  Not only have I been able to travel to Europe and explore the beautiful + charming island […]

mind-blowing mondays: 5/12

Mind-blowing Mondays: A way to start off the week showcasing what people are doing all over the world and what YOU could be doing instead of sitting in the office or your living room surfing the internet! LET’S GET TO IT // START PLANNING….3 + 2 + 1: GO + This week’s MBM is focused on MALTA  since I […]

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 […]

Malta – here I come!

So excited to announce that I will be in Malta from May 13th – May 18th!!! Blog Island #MaltaisMore project will bring together 70 bloggers over 12 weeks from all over the world. Each blogger will spend 5 amazing days experiencing all that the Maltese Islands have to offer travelers. – See more at: http://blogisland.visitmalta.com […]

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 […]

Greece: Athens – stroll the ancient city

Greece Athens

Athens….We only had two nights here but we had to visit all the tourist sites of course. That was a given. Mimi’s friend recommended a private tour guide – Nick who offered to drive us around all Athens in his Mercedes Benz taxi. We saw all the typical sites but the highlight was stopping at a […]

Travel is not about bragging rights

+ Travel is NOT about bragging rights or just checking things off your bucket list! + Travel is about experiencing the new & facing the unknown. The world is huge so it is vital to get even a teeny tiny glimpse of it. Travel is not about running away or escaping  — because wherever you go, […]

Greece: Athens New Hotel

Athens New Hotel

Mai found this little gem called Athens New Hotel on Jetsetter.com and we booked two rooms after checking out the review on tripadvisor. I really love boutique hotels and this was a great find. Athens Hotel is located in the center of the city with a great view at the rooftop bar and restaurant. It didn’t […]

Greece: Sailing in Santorini

One activity we HAD to do was sailing in Santorini! After some researching via Google, I found Sprirdakos Sailing or Santorini yachts online. It is a family owned business and making reservations was super easy. I contacted them via email and promptly received a reply filled with all the information on their cruises and options. […]

Greece: Serene in Santorini

Santorini Information: Ferry website: Hellenic Seaways @http://www.hellenicseaways.gr/index.php/en/ Hotel: Homeric Poems @http://www.homericpoems.gr/ After three days of non-stop partying & drinking at Mykonos, Santorini  was our next stop on our all girls Greece trip and it was much needed. We took the ferry from Mykonos to Santorini using Hellenic Seaways. The ferry ride was definitely not as […]

Partying at Cavo Paradiso in Mykonos

What’s the number one thing to do in Greece? Partying at Cavo Paradisio in Mykonos! The rest of the time at Mykonos was spent exploring and hitting up the day clubs all dotted along the edge of the island.  We were able to hit up one – Cavo Paradiso where we had a very crazy […]

Delos Island – blast to the past in Greece

Delos Island: Our first day excursion on (or from) the island of Mykonos. Delos Island is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean so of course, we decided to make a day trip of it. Information: The excavations are open […]

Greece: Hotel Palladium Mykonos Review

hotel palladium mykonos

Our first hotel was Hotel Palladium Mykonos! We chose a 5-star hotel that was reasonably priced called Hotel Palladium Mykonos. We found the deal on Expedia but chose to book directly through the hotel which had one  of the rooms at the same price (luckily).I have a weird thing about booking directly through the hotel rather than […]

How to travel with friends

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain + Traveling with friends can be an amazing bonding experience but also tough. Especially if it’s with a small group instead of just you and your BFF. […]