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  • Ethereal Bioluminescent Destinations Around The World

    Something we may never get over from our adventures is the true magic of bioluminescent attractions, an entirely natural phenomenon of sparkling star-like formations that make their home along sandy coastlines and inside rocky caves. Daylight brings sun and fun, but nighttime transforms the landscape into an otherworldly experience, decorated in ethereal plankton that glows in neon hues of pale blue and turquoise. Witness the incredible beauty of nature with these bioluminescent destinations to spice up your itinerary.
  • Hot Springs Around The World With Breathtaking Views

    Nourishment and wellness properties, entrenched in aesthetics, pristine nature, and the breathtaking beauty of mother earth- we have put together a list of some of the most incredible hot springs around the world. Enjoy luxury spa experiences, wilderness treks, and massive steaming shores, these hot springs are sure to bubble up some excitement for your next getaway.
  • Dream trip to New Zealand in 2022?

    I've been dreaming of going to New Zealand for so long! We booked a trip to go 8 years ago but then I got pregnant and had some complications early on so we had to cancel the trip. It will happen one of these years!! Hard to pick just 11 sites for now.
  • New Zealand Road Trip

    A few years ago I had the chance to work in New Zealand and spent my free time hitchhiking, driving, and trekking around the country. Here are some of my favorite destinations!

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  • 36 of the Most Colorful Places in the World

    Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]

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  • Hike and Surf New Zealand in 11 Days

    From the sheer-cut fjords of South Island to the smoke-sputtering volcano cones of North Island, New Zealand is brimming with breathtaking natural sites. It’s an obvious destination for any adventure-hungry traveler, touting more wild bays, shimmering beaches, misty rainforests, and snow-capped mountains than you can shake an endangered kiwi bird at (but definitely don’t do […]

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