Wit and Wishes

Travel

This section contains a mix of lengthy travel anecdotes, quick memories, and travel insights to help transport you to each city (or country) that you read about.

Sightseeing in Paris: What to See and Do in the City of Lights

Ah Paris, je t’aime. From our first day here, I felt a connection to the city – as corny as that may sound. There was just something about the people that we met, the historic architecture, the food, even just the sights and sounds…but not the smells, especially in the metro. Hey, nothing’s perfect.  I …

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My Top 10 Pieces for Traveling Light while Looking Good

Over the last year of traveling, I’ve been amazed at how little I can bring to still get by on a long-term trip; and how much can really fit in a carry-on if you pack smart. Throughout my process of streamlining, I’ve found some key fashion pieces that I really love to pack (for warm …

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A Weekend in Asheville, North Carolina

Ah, Asheville. This city has been on everyone’s radar in recent years, and for good reason. It’s a beautiful, progressive city located near the western border of North Carolina, and it definitely boasts a culture of its own. Read on to discover just a few of the activities that are awaiting you in Asheville! When …

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13 Things to Do in San Diego: Bites, Beaches, and Bars (and Balboa!)

San Diego, California is known for being a cool SoCal city with tons of sights to see, activities to experience, and food to taste. Although I only had a few days in the city, I’ve compiled a list of 13 things that you can see and experience during your own trip here! Bites 1. Karina’s …

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Female Travel in Morocco: Bartering, Etiquette, and Helpful Phrases

This is Part 2 of a 2-part blog series for traveling as a woman in Morocco. Click here for Part 1. Morocco is an awesome country to visit, but it can be a bit frustrating to navigate as a woman if you don’t know what to expect. Scratch that – even if you do, it’s …

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Female Travel in Morocco: What to Wear and What to Expect

Morocco is an awesome country to visit, but it can be a bit frustrating to navigate as a woman if you don’t know what to expect. Scratch that – even if you do, it still might be frustrating. But, hopefully these tips can help set you up for a pleasant trip regardless! This blog post …

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Visiting Morocco (with Locals): Where to Go and What to Do

Morocco is a beautiful country in North Africa with lots to offer. Although it can be challenging to travel there as a woman, there is so much to explore. Back in June, I went to Morocco after about 2 weeks of traveling solo through Spain and Portugal. I ended up in Morocco because I have …

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3 Days in Lisbon: Make the Most of Portugal’s Capital City

Ah, Lisbon. The birthplace of heartfelt fado music, delicious pastéis de nata, and myriad ways to prepare bacalhau (codfish). There’s so much to experience here that it’s hard to pack it all into approximately 3 days. But, if that’s all you have, read on to learn how to make the most of it! When I …

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What to Do in Porto, Portugal’s Second Largest City

If you’re heading to Portugal, Lisbon isn’t the only “big city” that you should be on your radar. Head up to the coastal city of Porto for some great wine, stunning architecture, and surprisingly vibrant nightlife. Okay guys, so full disclosure: as some of you know from following my Instagram, I got sick about halfway …

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