4 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Solo Travel

I couldn’t stop myself from crying. But what if my plane crashes and I never see my family again? What if I’m stranded and can’t get help? It was 4 am and the realization that I was traveling to a remote Portuguese island a few hundred miles off the coast of Morocco began to worry me. […]

Zim Ugochukwu

Say ‘Yes’ To Austin City Limits

As a fellow “analogue girl in a digital world,” like Texas native, Erykah Badu, visiting Austin struck a chord with me since it’s a city that literally revolves around music boasting festivals eleven months out of the year. Last October, I flew out to Austin City Limits, aka ACL, and highly recommend a pilgrimage for fellow music […]

Khadijat Oseni

A Zen Retreat in the Heart of Chiang Mai

Tucked away in the heart of Chiang Mai’s old city, Rachamankha Hotel is reminiscent of an eleventh century Chinese courtyard. Walking through the entrance, I was instantly transported to an older time period and enjoyed discovering secret paths and gardens. In fact, the architect intentionally modeled the property after historical Chinese dwellings to emulate the culture of Lanna Chiang […]

Moraa Onyonka

Boutique Luxury in Melbourne

As someone who used to live in Melbourne, Australia for a year, I was excited to make a trip back to the city that I once called home. I arrived into Melbourne from New York and while I physically felt exhausted, I was mentally charged to be back in a bustling city rich with culture. […]

Kilee Hughes

Sofitel So: Bangkok’s Best Kept Secret

There’s a reason over one thousand people have given Sofitel So five stars on Tripadvisor: the design is modern, the location is unparalleled to none, and the staff is incredibly friendly and attentive. After checking in, I was greeted by the staff, who welcomed me with their signature jasmine colored and lemongrass infused welcome drink. With my drink […]

Moraa Onyonka

How to Quit Your Job and Move Abroad

We all dream of that moment: the day when you gracefully hand in your two weeks notice and decide you’re going to quit your job, follow your dreams and move abroad. Shortly after graduating from college I was living in New York City, working with a company that I loved and making over 55K a […]

Sienna Brown

Top things to do in Portland, Jamaica

Jamaica has become an extremely cheap and accessible destination for tourists looking to escape the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives and for those who want to trade skyscrapers for picturesque postcard sunsets. Whether docking in Ocho Rios or enjoying endless rum punch at an all-inclusive, they all come for the beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine and […]

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