6 Galentine’s Day Ideas

It’s not hard to plan a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day. Pick a place less than three hours away and make a weekend of it. When coming up with Galentine’s Day ideas, however, it gets a little trickier. There are many things to coordinate like schedules and budgets. Here are 6 ideas to get your wheels turning and help you come up with a way … Continue reading 6 Galentine’s Day Ideas

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Lunar New Year in San Diego (updated for 2018)

2015 was my first time celebrating Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year to some), and I had an amazing time. My friend invited a bunch of us out to dim sum on a Sunday morning. The food was amazing, the place was packed with families all giving off a festive vibe, and there was even a lion dance performance by a local community group. There are a number … Continue reading Lunar New Year in San Diego (updated for 2018)

RoboLights: Offbeat Christmas in Palm Springs

This post is from a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team. Find out how to have your post featured here! I tapped on the flashlight app on my phone, illuminating the narrow patch of concrete sidewalk in front of a row of meticulous mid century modern houses. Palm Springs, California is known as a playground for the well to do, but its lack of street lighting and … Continue reading RoboLights: Offbeat Christmas in Palm Springs

5 Surprising Things About New Year’s Eve in Mexico City

Last year, around this time, I was walking off of a plane and checking back into reality after 4 days in Mexico. Along with my husband and two of our friends, I celebrated the end of 2016 in a new country, culminating with spending New Year’s Eve in Mexico City. I’ve already covered some of the best parts of this trip like climbing the world’s … Continue reading 5 Surprising Things About New Year’s Eve in Mexico City

5 Excellent Ways to Gift Experiences

I’ve heard more and more about wanting to give “experiences” instead of things. I’m totally on board with this. Who among us needs more stuff in our lives? Especially among those who love to travel, seeing the world has a higher value than more physical items. I know of grandparents who love to give experiences such as zoo passes or baseball tickets to their grandchildren … Continue reading 5 Excellent Ways to Gift Experiences