Posts filed under: International

Imagine my surprise when I realized that I had a three-day weekend. Medical residents “affectionately” call a full two-day weekend free of clinical responsibilities a golden weekend. So I guess a three-day weekend should be called a platinum weekend, or...
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  • flight deals, flight apps, cheap flights, travel hacks, flight hacks
If you are like me, I am sure you are dreaming of your next vacation. What is holding you back from jet-setting to your next getaway? Well, likely a full-time job which pays the bills, obviously. But also, the cost...
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  • group travel, international travel, travel tips
Traveling solo is the current travel trend and I completely understand its appeal. As an only child and introvert, I am well acquainted with solitude and welcome it in certain circumstances. Travel is not one of them. There is nothing...
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  • Cape Town, instagram hot spots, how to, social media, top ten in Cape Town
More and more millennials are traveling to awe-inspiring, picturesque destinations around the world. Along with the wanderlust bug has come the trend to post the most extravagant travel pictures on social media. Gone are the days of just posing in...
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Hello. My name is Annika and I am an Instagram junkie. The first step to change is admitting you have a problem. Haha! I definitely spend more time than I should admiring the gorgeous photography of my Instragram community of...
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South Africa is eighth in the world in wine production and much of this wine in produced in Stellenbosch. Stellenbosch is located about an hour east of Cape Town and is home to over 200 vineyards. This fact was a...
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When I imagine a perfect getaway, I envision a place with breathtaking mountain views or perhaps beautiful beaches with the relaxing sounds of crashing waves. The incredible city of Cape Town has both and I was excited to have the...
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Spring is almost here. Well, that is what I thought prior to the recent arctic blast we experienced this past week complete with snow and icy roads. Previously, I had been boasting of the mild winter weather this year and anticipating...
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After I posted, “Plan Your Escape,” providing tips on how to book affordable international travel, I was surprised at the overwhelmingly positive response and the number of people who appreciated advice on international travel. Traveling provides a priceless wealth of...
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Rome wasn’t built in a day, but I’m certain you can have an amazing visit to Rome in three days After my first trip to Rome in 2013, I vowed that I would return to one of the most beautiful...
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