What to Do During a Layover? 10 Ways Make the Most of Airport Layovers

Airport layovers: an unfortunate inevitability when you travel. Or are they? While spending extra time at a random airport C can be a bummer when you’re trying to get from A to B, they don’t have to be a total loss. Actually here are plenty of things to do during a layover. After traveling most … Continue Reading

Travel, Blogging, & Business Recap: September 2019

Back by popular demand, here’s a recap of my travels, Valerie & Valise blogging work, and business income in September 2018.

3 Days in Downtown Napa: What to Eat & Drink (Beyond Wine)

If you have 3 days in Napa, spend some time in Downtown Napa! Here’s what to eat, drink, and do – beyond wine tasting – in Napa county’s biggest city.

17 Local Central Asia Foods & Drinks to Try on Your First Trip

Planning a trip to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, or another Central Asian country? Add these Central Asia food and drinks to your must-try list!

10 Days in Alaska: How to Plan Your Trip to Alaska in 2020

Want to visit Alaska? Take advice from a local! Here’s the ultimate itinerary/guide to travel for 10 days in Alaska, including Anchorage, Denali & Seward.

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Prague in January

The idea of visiting Europe in January sounds horrible… right? Considering it anyway? Here are six reasons to book your trip to Prague in January.

The 3 Best Places to See the Redwoods Near San Francisco

(HINT: It’s NOT Muir Woods!) Whether you’re visiting or call the Bay Area home, you may want to see the Redwoods near San Francisco.

Jordan Film Locations: 8 Awesome Movies Filmed in Jordan

If you love movies, Jordan is a must-visit. It totally delivers, with film locations all over the country. Here are five films to inspire your itinerary.

The 10 Essentials You Need to Pack for Jordan

Planning a trip to Jordan? You might wonder what to pack for Jordan – especially as a woman. This Jordan packing list will help anyone pack the right items.