"Slow doooowwwnn giirrll" a local Belizian calls out while I speed-walk my way along the beach road to the fresh smoothie shop on the island.  We were already running late for our scuba certification course with Frenchie's Diving; little did we know Caye Caulker seems to have invented Island Time, and that two minutes late … Continue reading Un-Belize-able


10 Backpacking Must-Haves

If you're new to backpacking, going on an extended vacation on a budget, or are experienced and want some new product info to make your life easier, this is for you.  If I could turn back time to my first ever back-packing trip and integrate these items, I would - so I wanted to create … Continue reading 10 Backpacking Must-Haves

Southeast Islands of Thailand: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan & Koh Samui

The stunning beauty of all three of these islands will immediately take your breath away the minute you land.  Welcome to the gems of southeast Thailand, where many travel and few forget to leave. Koh Tao As I'm sure you may have heard, Koh Tao is dubbed the dive capital of Thailand.  Tao means Turtle … Continue reading Southeast Islands of Thailand: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan & Koh Samui