Pole Pole…Mt. Kilimanjaro

*Disclaimer: I did this through as an add-on to a trip I did with a volunteer organization called GIVE. I recommend checking them out and considering volunteering. It truly is the best way to travel.* Do it. You may be reading this, because you are slightly considering the idea of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Not going […]

Too Busy to Hate…ATL, GA

Home to the world’s busiest airport, you might find yourself here. In the event that you have a layover or choose to spend a couple of days, Atlanta has a lot to offer. Here are some of the highlights. Orientation… Atlanta has “sections” of town, just like any large city. 1. Downtown – Georgia Aquarium, […]

Best of the Classic City: Athens, GA

Athens, GA has been my home for the past 4 years. It has brought me so many gifts and has allowed me to grow and expand into who I am today. It is WAY more than just a college town. Athens has incredible musicians, is a foodie paradise, is filled with history and art, and […]

LonDON(E) Right + Day Trip

London is everything I could’ve ever imagined and more. If I could have stayed long enough to eat at every good restaurant or go through every museum or walk down every corridor, it would take me years. Here is an outline of what I did- take or leave what you’d like to make the exact […]

Bienvenidos a Miami

Unfortunately, I was only in Miami for a total of 4 days and 3 nights, so I was unable to do everything on my bucket list. Honestly, I did not realize just how big Miami is until I arrived. This post will include my personal experience followed by recommendations from my close friends who live […]

The Big Apple like a Local, 3-days in NYC

This post is brought to you by my wonderful father, William Wiggins, who so graciously spent his time creating this for all of you. He grew up on the North Folk of Long Island, about 3 hours outside of the city. He went to college in the Northeast and returned to NYC in 1985 where […]

Come Sail Away in the Virgin Islands

My father took my brother, sister, and I on a 12-day sailing trip through the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. Here are some of the memories we shared! The name, “Runnin’ From a Girl Named Zika”, was inspired by the Zika Virus that we were hoping not to contract while we were there.

Siem Reap..the Underrated Wonder of SE Asia

During my time at the IRC, my boss had mentioned her time serving in the Peace Corps in West Africa. On my last day of the internship, I asked her of any destinations she recommended while I was abroad, her answer…”hands down..Angkor Wat”. I embarrassingly had no idea what she was talking about, so when […]

Do the unthinkable…Glacier National Park

As you can see from this title, this was a very pivotal point in my life. I was stretched in ways I cannot even express. This trip happened right before one of the biggest changes happened in my life. Going into this trip, I had a lot of insecurities and doubts about who I was […]

Never go wrong with the bison burger…Grand Tetons

Grand Teton National Park is one of the many wonders located in the United States but also one of the most underrated. I got the opportunity to visit this beaut in the summer of 2017, but wanted to highlight it here to encourage all of my followers to book a trip here. It’s well-known counterpart, […]