national parks on the east coast USA

11 Incredible East Coast National Parks in the USA

Planning on broadening up your national park bucket list this year? If you're on the lookout for destinations that aren't on the usual radar, this list of east coast national parks is just what you're looking for! Even though most of the popular national parks are located on the western side of the United States, the east has a pretty cool array of them, too! From the[...]

Scenic Drives in Southern California That Will Get Your Jaw on the Ground

One of the best ways to explore the most unique places in California is to hit the road! It's no secret that the Golden State boasts some of the most delightful sights in the entire country, and one of the best ways to get to see as much as possible is by adding some scenic drives in Southern California to your bucket list. From California's desert magic to the shores[...]

scenic drives in southern California

Best National Parks to Visit in the Spring

Looking for ideas on the best national parks to visit in the spring? Spring is one of the best time of the year to head out on an adventure in the USA, especially if gawk-inspiring vistas is what you're after but you don't necessarily want to share them with hoards of people. Whether you're looking for desert magic, mountainous terrains lined by wildflowers or some ser[...]

Oaxaca City is one of the best places to visit in Mexico

Hidden Gems in Mexico You Have to Check Out

Even though most people head to destinations like Tulum, Cancun, and Los Cabos, Mexico is a humongous country with a lot more to offer visitors. Whether you're on the lookout for a beach holiday, a trip spent gorging on authentic street food or exploring small colorful towns, Mexico has a little something for everyone. There are a thousand plus one hidden gems in Mexic[...]

Incredible Things To Do In Tulum

Tulum went from being a tiny fishing village to turning into one of Mexico's most popular beach destinations. Seriously, I remember when I visited for the first time way before I became a travel blogger and the change is insane! It makes total sense, though. Not only are the pristine beaches that line the town absolutely picture-perfect, but there's also so much to do[...]

The Best Photo Spots in Willemstad, Curaçao

I still can't seem to stop gushing about all the wonderfulness that is Curaçao. Truth be told, I never really thought much about it - I knew it was an island in the Caribbean and part of Netherland Antilles, but aside from that, it was a pretty blank spot in my map. I'm so glad I went, though. Whenever a friend asks me what Curaçao is like, I always reply by saying "imag[...]

What To Pack For Curaçao? The Ultimate Packing Guide To Paradise

Curaçao was never on my radar. I've heard about it, but in general, I never really considered visiting, mostly due to the fact that I knew barely anything about it other than the fact that it's a Dutch colony in the Caribbean. When I was invited on a press trip for Darling Escapes, I didn't hesitate. In general, the Caribbean is a region of the world I've severely neglect[...]

The Ultimate Yucatan Peninsula Itinerary

Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is one of my favorite places to travel in Mexico.  From its pristine coastline, its incredible wildlife, and the most unique natural wonders, I always feel it's the perfect place to get an introduction to Mexico, so whenever someone comes to visit me, I always make an effort to show them around the area. A perfect two-week Yucatan Pe[...]

Visiting Las Coloradas: Mexico’s Pink Lakes

Back when I was a teenager, I stumbled across a set of pictures of Lake Retba, a pink lake in Senegal and I became obsessed, not knowing that there were lakes just like it in my own country. Just like most people visiting Las Coloradas nowadays, I found out about the existence of Mexico's pink lakes via Instagram and have visited them twice since then. It's pretty cra[...]

Packing For Tulum and The Riviera Maya

Ah, Tulum! I'm so excited to be visiting *yet again* in a few weeks. Packing for Tulum is sort of a breeze. I always pack everything in a small carry-on suitcase and I'm good to go! If you're wondering what to pack for Tulum, here's a packing list with the essentials as well as a few useful things that will make your trip easier. Clothes + accessories Pack light, breathab[...]

Things to do in Holbox Island, Mexico

How do you even begin to plan a trip to an island that is saturated by beauty, natural wonders, and picture-perfect white-sand beaches? Holbox Island used to be one of the biggest hidden gems in Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula, but it has gained a lot of popularity because, well... it's a truly amazing destination! With so many things to do in Holbox, planning the per[...]