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[...]

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. I decided to put tog[...]

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? With so many things to do in Holbox, planning the perfect itinerary isn't easy, so I've put together the ultimate travel guide to Isla Holbox in which I answer every question you might have about visiting the island.     Isla H[...]

Peru Packing List: A Detailed Guide With Everything You’ll Need For Your Trip

Peru is a really diverse country. One day, you might be lounging at the beach, the next trekking a snow-capped mountain, and the third day you could very well be delving into the thick Amazon rainforest or sandboarding the dunes of an endless desert. Check out my two-week Peru itinerary to get an idea of what I mean (and feel free to steal any ideas if you haven’t finish[...]

Two Weeks in Peru: A Perfect Backpacking Itinerary

Backpacking two weeks through Peru was one of my first adventures abroad ever. When I first traveled to Peru, I still had a *normal* life - I didn't have the freedom I have now to earn money while traveling back then, and so, the time I had to explore Peru was pretty limited. I’m not usually one to plan too much, but on this occasion, I knew I only had two weeks to make[...]