Wit and Wishes

Tips

A mix of Life and Travel topics, the Tips section is a compilation of any blog posts that may contain helpful hints to make your (travel) life easier.

Bharath-Mohan

How to Explore Chiang Mai in 3 Days: Popular Spots + Hidden Gems

After my tour from Bangkok to Phuket, I flew up to Chiang Mai by myself for 3 days. This post is an itinerary of what I saw, experienced, and loved from the trip! This post covers a lot in 3 days, here’s the TL;DR version of what I definitely recommend doing while you’re in Chiang …

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Evan Krause

Don’t Forget Your Wet Wipes! Thailand Packing Tips and Cultural Cues

Pssst! This post contains affiliate links, which means I earn a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you purchase from them. All opinions are still 100% my own. After completing my Thailand trip, I decided to compile a list of packing tips and cultural considerations that I learned during my travels. So, before …

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Arnel Hasanovic

Beginner Tips for Carry-on Only Packing (from a Girl with Dry Skin and Curly Hair)

Packing light is a tough process in general, but even more so when you’re limited to a carry-on bag. Read on for tips on carry-on only packing! Now, I do not have the best track record overall when it comes to packing light. There have been many trips where I probably didn’t need that checked …

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Aaron Burden

My Top Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Mood Swings

Bad weather can really effect our moods, especially when it’s unexpected. Read on to find out my top 8 tips for keeping my mood light even when the weather is crappy. Depending on where you live (in the U.S. at least), it may have felt like we skipped straight from summer to winter weather. In …

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Ren Ran

How Going Outside Can Help Improve Your Mood

Recently, I’ve made a habit of seeking out activities to do alone. Sometimes this involves going to a movie by myself (for instance: seeing Crazy Rich Asians twice, solo – no regrets) or strolling through a museum; but I’ve found that the most rewarding alone time occurs when I choose to be around greenery in …

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Amy Shamblen

The Power of Pink: Own Those “Girly” Traits!

Happy Hump Day everyone! I’m just going to come out and say what’s on my mind today: why do we as women shy away from being just plain “girly” sometimes? Before I proceed, let me clarify: this is directed toward those of us who actively enjoy being traditionally “feminine” along with the aspects that accompany …

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Aurora Kreativ

A Roadtrip from Tampa to Miami: Tours, Art Exhibits, Beaches, and Plenty of Food!

If you’re visiting Florida and planning to travel between cities, check out this trip itinerary of a week in Tampa and Miami. As usual, I can’t believe how quickly time is going by. It still feels like I was just in Florida…speaking of which: it’s time for another trip recap! This one was interesting because …

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Drew Hays

A Two-Day Getaway: Hitting up Nashville’s Hot Spots for Girls Weekend

Planning a girls weekend getaway? Head to Nashville, Tennessee for great food and countless nightlife spots to choose from! So, last weekend I went on another girls’ trip (finally), and we decided to drive down to Nashville for the weekend! The sole purpose of the trip was to have a brief respite from our day-to-day …

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Samuel Zeller

Finding Our Own Versions of Success: Block Out the Noise and Live Your Best Life

Is it just me, or does everything seem brighter and more positive now that warm weather and sunlight is upon us? I definitely feel much more inspired and optimistic…and I love it! Recently, I’ve been pondering how I truly define success for myself, and how much of that has been influenced by external sources such …

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Jase Ess

The “Pisces” Problem: Why Sensitivity and Empathy are Assets, not Setbacks

Hey everyone, long time no see! Where does the time go? It feels like just yesterday I was writing about how I was going to spread out my blog posts this month, and yet here I am with less than a week left to spare in March. Oh well. I’ll try again in April! I …

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