Talks of reef safe sunscreen have been surfacing a lot lately. What is it? Why do we need it? Where can we buy some? This ultimate guide to reef safe sunscreen has everything you need to know.
While the nitty-gritty details of the sunscreen world can get a little chemistry-heavy, the effects of non-reef safe sunscreen can be seen by just about anyone who loves the ocean. I remember when I was little and I’d go snorkeling in Hawaii’s oceans, I’d see some bright spots of coral without even having to go that deep! Now, even when I venture out farther, the coral all seems to be a dull white or pale yellow color. This is the most obvious effect of the chemicals in non-reef safe sunscreen, but that is far from all (although there are also other factors that contribute to this issue).
There is still so much that we don’t know about the consequences of non-reef safe sunscreen. But this guide aims to educate everyone who reads it on the harmful effects of traditional chemical sunscreen, as well as the benefits of reef safe sunscreen.
As a recent college grad, I feel like I finally have the authority to write this post. I constantly travelled during my time in college, which seems like such a mind-boggling thought with how much tuition in the U.S. costs nowadays. Everyone always wants to know how to travel in college, and there are so many ways to do it! You just have to know what they are! Continue reading “How to Travel in College”
While I absolutely love travelling, the airport is usually a real struggle. From checking in to airport security to boarding the plane, something is bound to go wrong. However, after hundreds (if not thousands) of flights, I’ve come up with a list of small little tips to get through the airport hassle-free.
I’ve done my fair share of traveling – I mean, I studied abroad in Switzerland for eight months. I’ve seen people of many cultures, both inside and outside of their home region. However, there is always one group that stands out more than all others: my fellow Americans. So here are ten ways to spot an American abroad.
For those who are relatively new to using Airbnb, it may be kind of intimidating to try to pick the place that you’re going to stay for your next vacation. I mean, there are so many options, how are you supposed to pick the best fit? Now, don’t get me wrong, I’ve had some Airbnbs that were a little different from what I expected. However, now I’ve figured out some of the tips and tricks. So here are six steps on how to find an amazing Airbnb.
While visiting big, booming cities is always great, some of my favorite trips have been when I’ve visited the most random tiny towns, and I’ve decided to share some of them with you. So without further ado, here are 10 tiny bucket list-worthy towns around the world.
Instagram is a great source to get some travel inspiration. As I mentioned in a previous post, it’s a great way to find things to do, both at home and abroad. There are so many adventurers out there, taking pictures of amazing places all around the world. Unsurprisingly, I have started to create a list of these locations. So, without further ado, here are five places that Instagram added to my bucket list. Continue reading “Five Places that Instagram Added to My Bucket List”
I’m not really one for New Year’s resolutions. I don’t think that making a list one night of ALL of the things I want to change or accomplish in life will actually make me do them. Plus, many times, my goals are WAY to lofty for me to even see a clear path to achieving them – like establishing myself as a travel writer – let alone for me to do in a year. Nevertheless, I’ve made a list of travel-themed New Year’s resolutions for you to add to your list. These are all ideas that I think have added to my travelling experiences in the past, so I thought I’d share them with you.
I think the hardest dilemma of a travel writer is to tell or not to tell. Do I tell my readers about all of the cool things that I’ve found and all the amazing adventures I’ve went on? Or do I keep some for myself? For those who grew up with these amazing places? For those who have enough of an adventurous spirit to go off and find them on their own?