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5 Easy Hikes in the Atlanta Area

Hiking bamboo forest East Palisades Atlanta

Hiking is one of my favorite ways to enjoy the greenery (and awesome weather) in Atlanta. But I got nothin’ on my parents, who are true hiking experts. They belong to a hiking club and have been known to hike dozens of miles per week on the trails in and around Atlanta. My dad is even …

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Winter Travel Packing Tips

What to pack for winter travel

I am constantly cold, unless I’m hot. Seriously: if it’s not between 74 and 80 degrees F, I’m either breaking out in goosebumps or dripping sweat, no exaggeration. The sweating thing I’m kinda okay with (hence living in Thailand for a year), but winter weather has some serious potential to make me miserable. Related: I’m Freezing …

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Talkspace Review: My Experience Using Text Therapy

Texting

Talkspace Review + $30 off your first month Whether you’re going through an acute crisis or working to manage your mental health in a long term way, therapy is a great tool. Unfortunately, there are a TON of barriers to making in-person therapy happen: from the exorbitant cost of therapy in the States (even if …

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Top 5 Day Trips from Baltimore

Visit Assateague Island from Baltimore

Staycations can be fun and there’s definitely plenty to see and do in Baltimore itself, but sometimes you just wanna get out of town. Lucky for those of us living in Baltimore there are lots of day trip options! Whether you’re looking for history or nature, or just want to walk around a new city for …

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A 7-day Itinerary for Sardinia

Swimming at the beaches along the Gulfo di Orosei from Cala Gonone, Sardinia

When G and I started planning our holidays in France, we were going to head to Corsica to get our beach fix. But there is almost no tourist information on Corsica, so we decided to go to Sardinia for a week instead, the Italian island just south of Corsica in the Mediterranean. Sardinia doesn’t get a ton of attention …

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Mishvo’s Guide to Peru

Guide to Peru

Planning a trip to Peru? I created this quick and dirty (okay, it’s 25 pages but that’s short for a country guide right?) free guide to Peru after living there for two months whilst working on a research project and traveling a bit in the country during time off. Here’s what’s inside my guide: Peru Guide Table of Contents …

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A Weekend Guide to Baltimore

View of Baltimore from the top of the Washington Monument

Baltimore is the perfect sized city for a weekend visit. After living here for two years, I’ve definitely compiled my list of favorites. Whether you’re coming in on business or for pleasure, this weekend guide to Baltimore includes my top picks of where to stay, what to eat and drink, and what to do while …

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