Jordan has been on my list for a while because… Petra and the Dead Sea. But my last minute trip there showed me just how diverse the history, landscape, and significance this […]
Our Self-Planned Tour du Mont Blanc Trek
After we finished the Tour du Mont Blanc, more specifically, 110 miles, 11 days (1 rest day), 3 countries, and the altitude gain equivalent of climbing Mount Everest, we discussed how it […]
Utah National Parks Road Trip
In the heyday of the pandemic freak out last year I took off on a month long road trip west with a friend, we did so responsibly and with the goal to […]
Adventures of Camping on St John, USVI… with a Hog.
I live in Texas. In Texas you hear stories of terrifyingly large wild hogs just wrecking havoc on peoples land, and also how dangerous they can be for humans. I never expected […]
Where The Green Dress Travels: To The West Coast of Puerto Rico
Way back when, I trained with one of my best friends for our first half marathon. For whatever reason I remember her saying, ‘I just want to be able to call myself […]
Isla Holbox & Swimming with Whale Sharks
Gabriel: ‘If you really want to swim with whale sharks, you should go to Mexico.’ Me: ‘What? Where’ Gabriel: ‘Holbox. It’s an island with no cars, just a few streets with golf […]
‘La Dolce Vita’ in Tuscany & Florence.
I’m pretty sure that if you’re a woman and you’ve seen or read Under the Tuscan Sun, you have related in some way and mentally put yourself into her shoes letting the […]
Quebec City and the Siberia Station Spa
There is something to be said for experiencing a ‘seasonal’ vacation destination. Mountains and skiing in the winter, gardens in the spring, beach in the summer… etc. Which is why I was […]
My Philippines Experience- El Nido, Loboc, and Panglao Island.
Most of my recent posts have been well researched and meant to educate as well as entertain. But the Philippines is a place that I wanted to just go and enjoy without […]
The Indigenous Tribes of The ‘Lost City’
I had a basic knowledge that I was going to encounter indigenous tribes on my trek. But I’ve done the same in Thailand, Guatemala, & the Havasupai tribe in Arizona as well, […]
Falling in Love with Paris in the Winter
It’s so easy to say, “I’ve already been there, I want to go somewhere new”. Actually, I remember saying this exact sentence when my friend suggested I crash the end of his […]
Attending a Polish Wedding
Attending an international wedding was one of the many items on my bucket list. My best friend is from Poland and happened to have a cousin getting married in her small hometown […]
Where The Green Dress Travels: To Learn a Lesson in Croatia.
A couple of years after college I remember having a conversation with another UTC Moc (yes, that was our mascot) if athletes have a harder time transitioning into the real world and […]
Where the Green Dress Travels: To Cuba
“I don’t understand it. I can’t understand how people are happy. You see people smiling, we help each other, dancing, laughing. I don’t understand how we can do it.” I wrote this […]
Where The Green Dress Travels: to Charming Chania, Crete!
I adored the history of Athens, but it was a busy city. I found Santorini to be picturesque and as beautiful as I’d hoped, but it was very touristy. I got to […]
12 days in Thailand; Bangkok,Chiang Mai, & Koh Phi Phi
Thailand is no secret for travel enthusiasts, yet somehow it remains extremely budget friendly while offering some of the most beautiful sites and kindest people around. This country is at the top […]
Where The Green Dress Travels; on a road trip in Morocco
“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton I had no intentions of noticing the lack of female patrons in the […]
When 10 girls tour Morocco…
It is the absolute best trip ever… Who would have thought booking a fluke airfare months ago would turn into 9 other women jumping on board for a trip to Africa, primarily […]