NYE 2018: Aruba

Spending New Years in Aruba has by far been one of the best decisions I have made. It was definitely my most expensive trip thus far going at such a high season peak but it was totally worth it. The hotel was one of the best locations I could think of. My friend and I stayed right next to Papimientos restaurant, the #1 restaurant on the Island at Costa Esmeralda Village. It was a great location due to the restaurant having a taxi stand right outside. Not only that but the hotel was only a 10-15 min walk away from the main strip. We stayed on Palm Beach which I would def recommend for anyone who wants amazing food and a never ending night life.

We stayed 4 nights and it went by sooo fast! The first night we got there we went out that night to the famous club everyone recommends. It started off really slow but by the end of the night you could barely walk around without bumping into someone. We left around 2am and was on our way home until we ran into South Beach. I fell in love with this club. It was a nonstop night of dancing in the rain and people having a great time listening to great music. Another great club that I had to go to before I left was the beach party. Luckily New Years fell on a Sunday and that’s the only time the club is popular. We had soooo much fun.

For fun activities I would def recommend ABC Tours and horseback riding. ABC Tours was the best tour guides I have ever had. They had Soo much knowledge on the history of Aruba as well as took us to places that wasn’t even a part of the tour like the California Lighthouse. It was mostly raining but the tour is rain, snow, or shine. But they make it worth it. Also, the horseback riding had the most gorgeous trail and the horses were well trained. The food was amazing and between the shrimp avocado bowl or the red snapper, you will most likely be eating the same meal everyday!

Aruba honestly is the best place to go for an AMAZING fireworks show and beautiful water. It was nonstop fireworks for the entire time we were there but not only that, New Years fireworks show was about a continuous 2 hours long. It was beautiful. Along the island you could see fireworks from every way. One of the best shows I have seen.

Here are a few pics from the trip! Enjoy!

Hope you enjoy!! ❤️

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Thank“FULL” in the Bahamas! Thanksgiving Getaway.

You ever feel like you need to get away? So overwhelmed with life that you would go anywhere? That’s exactly how I have been feeling for the past couple of months. I just needed to get away from the stress, the negativity, the feeling of needing to do and be better. I have wanted to see the swimming Pigs and what other way to spend a vacation then getting on a flight 2.5 hrs away and checking it off your bucket list.

I had no itinerary when I booked this trip or landed. All I knew was that I wanted to get away and see the piggies. When I got to the airport everyone was sooo friendly. I booked my entire stay at the airport with the lady at the information desk for an amazing price. I was able to stay at a hotel downtown Nassau and enjoy all the amazing beaches and restaurants.

I then did the all day trip with 4C’s Exuma Excursions that was recommended by a friend which I highly recommend to you. They were absolutely amazing with their customer service and they took it upon themselves to be my personal photographers. Check out the pics of my trip below!

Recommendations: I did the speed boat trip to Exuma and back from Nassau and it was more time on the boat (9 hours to be exact). If you get sea sick I recommend flying to Exuma then using the company!

Fish Fry is a must visiting Nassau. The food there was absolutely AMAZING! You can definitely feed two with one plate it’s Soo much food and worth every penny. (Try the Snapper fish…I fell in love)

The holiday Inn Express Was literally right downtown Nassau and in walking distance of everything. The perfect place to stay with great prices for 3 Days.

I literally enjoyed every moment of this trip and the pics don’t even justify the views so make sure you visit it for yourself! 💫

HAPPY TRAVELS!

Solo Honeymoon in the Maldives! 


So I had finally arrived in the Maldives and I had  left one humid place to the next. I arrived later at night so it was pretty dark out but it was humid never the less. I waited about 45 minutes for the speedboat to come and we were literally on water to head to the hotel for a good hour. My recommendation would be if you have motion sickness, you should probably go for the seaplane. It’s a bit on the pricey side but it would probably be worth it.  I got splashed once or twice but considering the fact I love water I was totally okay. I stayed in an All- Inclusive Resort that I would recommend to ANY and EVERYONE! 

MEERU ISLAND RESORT AND SPA! 

To sum it all up, The Maldives is nothing short of AMAZING. It was the most at peace place that I have ever been in my life. The atmosphere and vibes from everyone was soo relaxing. (Considering everyone was with their significant other) I was LITERALLY the only solo person there, but the views were something you see on tv. The breeze, music, food, people, everything  had been a dream come true! I’ve never seen water so blue in my life! ❤️ the reflections that I was able to ponder upon being in such a perfect setting encouraged me get so in tune with my thoughts FINALLY! The staff I guess thought it was a great joke to prepare my room for a honeymoon but I can adapt to any situation! 🤗🤗🤗 Here are a few pics of my trip to the Maldives! 



Hope you enjoyed the Views like I did! Pictures doesn’t  even give it justice you just have to see it for yourself! 😘😘 

Live. Laugh. Love 

New Journey: Traveling Towards my Passion! 

A year ago I would have never thought I would be where I am today. Starting this travel journey has been absolutely amazing! I have dreamed of traveling to different countries all my life and now that I have gotten the opportunity and have checked off some amazing places off my bucket list, I am overjoyed with happiness. But now I ask myself, What am I doing outside of traveling and posting on social media? Since traveling has been a childhood goal, do I let the rest of my childhood goals fall to the waist side because I completed one? 

ABSOLUTELY NOT! 

Yes it’s awesome to have been on this travel journey but there’s so much more that I want to accomplish. It’s great to have been able to go to a new country every month but I also want to further my education. The time has come to where I have to choose. I have to make the decision to pause one to do the other which is why I paused traveling the WORLD and now traveling towards my PASSION. With my backpack full of books on my shoulder and this year long path ahead, I will be more focused on getting A’s on my tests than stamps In my passport. I will be more focused on standing in line for new books than standing in line for security. 


I am beyond thrilled to have had the opportunity to travel but for me, I have to get back focused to the task at hand and that’s pursuing this higher level education! Eventually I’ll be able to get my passport back out and see the world and hope you’ll join me! 

No worries, I will still be updating on my AMAZING vacation this summer! 🙂 

Stay tuned and wish me luck! 😘😘

Sights to see in Singapore on a short timeline! 

Now that I’m finally getting back into work/ school mode, I’m able to stop being lazy and write out my birthday trip and the many sights to see. The first place that I went on my birthday journey was Singapore. Honestly, Singapore was NEVER on my list..like NEVER. I mean I really never looked into it until I started seeing all of these amazing pictures when I was doing my research. I was able to stay here for 4 days and although I don’t recommend staying that long, If you ever get a chance to go, definitely check out some of these places. 



Hostel: The Little Red Dot

I must say, the Hostel was really nice and the staff was absolutely phenomenal. I wasn’t a huge fan of staying in a hostel but I said I would give it another shot. I met some amazing people there. 


Architecture: 

there were Soo many beautiful buildings that I just fell in love with! I was able to walk to every one of them with a little walk from the metro station. 

Prices: 

$$$ pretty expensive but recommend eating at either their happy hour spots or find a local Market by your hotel. 


 People: 

Super Nice and friendly. (Although I was photo bombed) 😂😂

Check out the Famous Infinity pool, the man made beaches, botanical gardens, and the Singapore flyer! 


I promise you will love it! I did! 🙂 

Let Me Be Great Without All the Hate! 

Why is it that people do not like to see you happy? Better question is, why is it that it’s usually the people that are closest to you that always have something to say? My mom use to say, if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all. The crazy thing is they are also the main ones asking you what is going on in your life. To those of you who are that negative friend, is it because your life is unhappy? Jealousy? Because we are finding peace where we are in life and you can’t accept your unhappiness? Whatever the case may be, STOP ruining our happiness with your negativity. To us passionate ones trying to find joy, STOP letting them ruin who we are trying to become! Do not let their negativity influence your attitude to become negative as well. Simply continue to strive for better by not letting those negative Nancys and nates phase us. 

It’s a little hard to just cut off those so called “close friends” of ours because they have a bad attitude. To me, the easiest solution is simply don’t! Just stop letting their bad vibes phase you and if it comes to a point where it’s getting worse, stop telling them things. Eventually life will work itself out and realize that you are on a different path and 1 of 2 things will happen: 

1: They will slowly start distancing themselves because your positive vibes are too much and they believe your life is better. 

Or 

2: They will realize that your happiness is to see them happy as well and they will get on board to happyland. 

If they happen to do the first one, guess what? THAT IS TOTALLY FINE! Alleviates you having to do the hard work of cutting ties and life will go on. People come and go all the time. 

Don’t dim your light  because you see your light shining brighter than others and you want to fit in. 

Continue to press forward and hopefully they will see your light shining from afar and will follow. Life and people are often difficult and mean. Don’t let neither one get the best of you! Some of you are probably thinking that this is easier said than done and trust me I completely understand! But I also know that people can influence in a negative way and we don’t even realize we’re being influenced until we are back into that black hole. We have worked so hard to get to where we are that we WILL NOT go back. All of those tears, the time, and more tears that it took to even understand why the tears were even falling. Being completely vulnerable with ourselves to open up and look inside what we have been locking away for years! 

Don’t fall into the trap!

 LOVE yourself,

 STAY positive, 

and DON’T let the negativity of others dim your light! 

Keep Shining! 🙂 

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

30 before 30 Bucketlist! 

30 by 30!!! Yup! I am going to give it a go. When I moved to South Korea in 2016, it was the BEST decision that I have ever made by far! I instantly fell in love with the culture, the food, activities, and just the people. Not to mention the convenience of traveling to different locations. I mean I have had a blast with traveling. I initially joined the military to travel and so the fact that I was able to hop on a 16 hour plane ride and live in a foreign country for a year for work has been AMAZING!

By my 26th birthday, I will have traveled to 11 countries in just ONE YEAR! I mean with a full time job, not traveling for more than 5 days in one location, and utilizing my resources, I must say that’s one hell of a year! Sooo, with that being said I will update this periodically when I get to a new country or able to add a new country to my list!

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Places I have been or have booked: 

1. Daegu, Seoul, Jeju, South Korea

2. Bangkok, Phuket, Thailand

3. Boracay, Cebu, Philippines

4. Hong Kong, China

5. Tokyo, Japan

6. Waikiki, Hawaii

7. Singapore, Singapore

8. Vilnius, Lithuania

9. Bali, Indonesia

10. Male, Maldives

11. London, England, U.K.

12. Paris, Nice,  France

13. Nassau, Exuma, Bahamas

14. Aruba

15. Dubai

16. Tulum. Mexico

17. Amsterdam

18. Iceland

19. Barcelona, Ibiza Spain

Places I want to go:

20. Dominican Republic

21. Santorini, Greece

22. Germany

23. Africa

24. Cuba

25. Jamaica

26. Sri Lanka

27. Budapest, Hungary

28. Costa Rica


Wherever the world takes me:

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30.??

If you have any countries that are a MUST VISIT, definitely comment below and I will add to my list!