Top 5 Places On My Travel Wish List After Attending The Boston Globe Travel Show ♡

Recently, I had the opportunity of attending The Boston Globe Travel Show. For those of you who have never attended a travel show it is basically any travel lovers dream place to be. There are many different travel agencies and experts on places around the world and they give you suggestions on where you should go. Although I have a huge list of places I would love to visit around the world these are my top 5 places i’d like to visit (in no specific order).

  1. Phuket, Thailand

phuket-thailandThere are many places I’d like to visit in Thailand but one place I would like to visit specifically is Phuket, Thailand. Look at how amazing this beach is! I learned that the beach is beautiful there, lots of opportunities to go day hiking, you can go see the Big Buddha and other temples, and the food is apparently amazing.

2.Havana, Cuba

shutterstock_328481705.jpgEvery time I look into a place to go most of the time pictures are what capture my interest. Pictures help you imagine where you can be. As I have been researching more and more about Cuba my desire to visit has grown.  There are many historical monuments to see in Havana. I learned that the food, beach, and architect is something worth seeing.

3. Malaysia

tun-sakaran-marine-park.jpgOne place I really would love love to go one day is the Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Semporna in Malaysia. Which is a Marine Park located on the East Coast of Sabah, Malaysia. As you can tell I love the ocean and so Malaysia is one place that I would really really love to go one day.

4. India

taj-mahal-clouds.640x320.jpgIndia has been on my list for quite a few years. I always hear about India. I would love to visit the Taj Mahal and try the food. This may be a little random but a dream of mine one day is to visit one of the orphanages Mother Teresa built in Kolkata and volunteer there.

5. Africa

africa-cruise-safariLastly, a place that has always been on my list is Africa. I would love to visit the safaris in Africa and go to Cape Town. I know I may be a little scared at first but I would love to see the wildlife up close.

Thank you again to The Boston Globe for inviting me to attend the Boston Globe Travel Show, it has definitely inspired me to start planning my next few travels.

These are my top 5 places i’d like to go, what are your top 5? Let me know.

With so much love,

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Playa Del Carmen, Mexico ♡

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Hello ♡

Recently my family and I went on a family vacation to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

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On our first day we relaxed and enjoyed the sun at a beach near our Airbnb.

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On our second day we went to Akumal Beach.

We went snorkeling and swam with the turtles, also saw a few stingray!!

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Here are a few pixelated photos my brother took of our adventures underwater!

The stingray were a bit scary for me…. I kept trying to swim in a horizontal position when we approached the stingray. My legs were definitely outside of the water. haha

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On our third day we went to an aquatic theme park called XelHa where we went snorkeling, zip lining, cliff jumping (which only Andre – my brother did), swimming!

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We even were able to swim in a Mayan Cave!

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We  even were able to spot a beautiful rainbow! Isn’t it beautiful?!

On our last day, we went to visit a few places: Cenote Chikin Ha, Tulum, and Xpu Ha.

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Cenote  is an underwater cave, there are a few in Mexico but we went to visit the Cenote called Chikin Ha.

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Look at how blue the water is! As the light reflects into the water it made a crystal blue color in the water. It was the clearest water I have ever seen. I wish the photos would do it justice.

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Later we went to visit the Maya Ruins in Tulum. This was so interesting to see.

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 Next to the ruins was a view of the beautiful ocean! So we decided to take a few photos.

      Later we enjoyed lunch at Xpu Ha Beach

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For our last dinner I had an amazing seafood pasta  in a restaurant located in 5th avenue of Playa Del Carmen.

I had such a great time and I cannot wait to go back again.

With so much love,

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The Asian Magazine ♡

 

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I recently had the amazing opportunity to collaborate and write for the travel segment of The Asian Magazine May/June 2016 issue.

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It is a seven page spread of my experience to Japan with my boyfriend Felipe! Thank you to our sponsor Audley Travel a traveling agency that tailors your journey to fit just for you. Isn’t that amazing?! For more information, you can check out their website here- https://www.audleytravel.com

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Never in a million years would I have thought my name would be on the cover of a magazine. I am so thankful for this experience and I have learned so much! Thank you to Remi David for taking a few of the photos in my article. As well as Jane Luo and Mav Niu from The Asian Magazine! Also a special thank you to Miles from Audley Travel. An extra extra extra special thank you to Felipe for encouraging me and being a part of this whole process.  I am thankful to everyone who was a part of this experience.

If you would like a copy of this issue you can go to The Asian Magazine’s subscription page. Which is here- http://theasianmagazine.com/subscription

 

You can also check out their blog post for a few behind the scenes photos and a small part of the article- http://theasianmagazine.com/archives/675

All photos of me in this post have been taken by Lillian Seibert http://seibertlillian.wix.com/lsphotography

 

With so much love,

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My Day at Lavallete Beach ♡

 

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I am in New Jersey spending Thanksgiving with one of my best friends and her family.

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My boyfriend Felipe had the privilege of coming too! Yay

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The weather was so warm and beautiful, I believe it was a beautiful gift from mother nature welcoming us to New Jersey!!

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I love spending the holidays with the people I love…

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Can’t wait to go back when its warm again!!

with so much love,

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Surprise trip to NYC ♡

12179484_1047525471970317_91166851_nMy boyfriend surprised me on a trip to New York with tickets to go see Disclosure at Madison Square Garden for my birthday.,,ahhh I know, he’s so sweet! I didn’t get to record many footages because I wanted to enjoy the trip without feeling like I needed to record every moment of it but here is a short video clip of small footages I took during our time in NYC together.

Hope you enjoy!

Here are a few pictures I took from the trip-

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with so much love,

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My day in NYC ♡

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I arrived to NYC last night and have had a wonderful day in the big apple so far.

IMG_1285I finally got to go to the Butcher’s Daughter! A juice bar/ cafe that I have been wanting to go to for a while now…..mmm doesn’t the food look amazing?!

The Butcher’s Daughter is strictly vegetarian and non dairy.

Most of their items are vegan and gluten free!

IMG_1281My brother and I enjoying the delicious juices from the Butcher’s Daughter. I got the waterflower juice and my brother Andre got the yellow juice.

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We later went to Dominque Ansel Bakery where I indulged in a frozen smore!

(yes that is marshmallow on my mouth,

I actually did not realize that until now HAHA)

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The frozen marshmallow is a roasted marshmallow with ICE CREAM INSIDE!!!

AHHHHHHHH. This was the bomb.

I love you I love you I love you New York.

with so much love,

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Panarea- Isole de Eolie, Italia ♡

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Sadly my trip to Italy is over but I am thankful to be able to look back at these beautiful pictures I took. During my trip to Italy I was able to visit two of the several islands in Isole de Eolie. My favorite by far was an island called Panarea.

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The buildings at Panarea were so beautiful and characteristic. I felt like I was in Santorini! This building behind me is a home…. isn’t it sooo dreamy?!

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The streets were very narrow. Believe it or not golf carts were able to pass by these tiny roads! They used the golf carts as taxis in Panarea which is something I have never seen before.

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The  buildings were white and with a few plants it  changed the atmosphere of every little street.

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I also was able to swim here. The water was so warm! Ahhh I want to go back!!

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This is me in my natural state enjoying a erba meditarranea granita (which had mint, finocchi (fennel), and lemon. I know it sounds kind of funky but it wasn’t guys it was soooooo good!

I can’t wait to go back!

I already miss you Panarea.

With so much love,

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