New York Packing List (Winter Edition): What to Wear in New York in Winter

New York Packing List (Winter Edition): What to Wear in New York in Winter

My first trip ever to New York City was in the winter. I had just finished my college applications and was going to New York with my dad to check out New York University (which I’d later end up attending) and Columbia University (which, LOL that I ever thought I could get in). There are…

Sweden Packing List: What to Wear in Sweden in Winter (From Stockholm to Lapland)

Sweden Packing List: What to Wear in Sweden in Winter (From Stockholm to Lapland)

If the idea of visiting Northern countries like Sweden in the winter seems overwhelming and you have no idea what to pack for Sweden in winter… don’t worry, it’s actually a lot less daunting than you think. I found that I actually didn’t need much that I didn’t already have when I did my research…

Bali Packing List: What to Pack for Bali (In Rainy or Dry Season)

Bali Packing List: What to Pack for Bali (In Rainy or Dry Season)

Packing for a trip to Bali is pretty easy, but having spent 6 weeks traveling on this gorgeous island, once in rainy season and once in dry season, I’ve got a few opinions on what you need to bring to Bali. The biggest variable when it comes to deciding what should be on your Bali…

Lake Batabat and Its Floating Island, the Gem of Nakhchivan

Lake Batabat and Its Floating Island, the Gem of Nakhchivan

I had never seen a landscape change this dramatically this quickly before, from dusty red rocks straight out of the American Southwest to lush green rolling foothills and steep mountains tipped with snow within the span of a single hour. I must have had my head hanging out of the taxi window nearly the whole drive, like…