The Importance of Travel Journals

Let’s be honest … I have a TERRIBLE memory. I’m talking like put on my seat belt and then try to put it on again bad. Yes, this has happened more times than I can count. I legitimately don’t remember much of what happened in high school or really anything before that. Because I would really enjoy remembering my life, I have slowly learned to adapt. Continue reading “The Importance of Travel Journals”

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Have you ever found a pair of shoes that you just absolutely fall in love with and feel the need to share them with the entire world? Well, I have, so here we go! Just so everyone knows, I don’t receive any money or reimbursement of any kind for this review. These are my 100% honest opinions, but I will provide you with links in case I do persuade you to make the best decision of your life. That should tell you how much I love these! Continue reading “The Ultimate Adventure/Hiking Sandals!”

My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 10 (The Conclusion)

As a recap, it has been the biggest dream of mine to go to the Galapagos Islands since I was 6 years old. I was incredibly blessed with the opportunity to do so this summer. This post will cover the final day of the incredible 10-day journey. If you missed the previous posts, you can start the series here.

This day marks the saddest day of the best trip I have ever taken. Today was the day I had to leave the place that I have been dreaming about since I was 6 years old. Continue reading “My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 10 (The Conclusion)”

My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 9

As a recap, it has been the biggest dream of mine to go to the Galapagos Islands since I was 6 years old. I was incredibly blessed with the opportunity to do so this summer. This post will cover day 9 of the incredible 10-day journey. If you missed the previous posts, you can start the series here.

Day 9 (Santiago Island and Bartholomew Island): Today started with a beach day spent on Santiago Island. We were given around an hour of free time, which I spend by taking photos of sally lightfoot crabs, diving blue-footed boobies, American oystercatchers, and brown pelicans. Continue reading “My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 9”

My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 8

As a recap, it has been the biggest dream of mine to go to the Galapagos Islands since I was 6 years old. I was incredibly blessed with the opportunity to do so this summer. This post will cover day 8 of the incredible 10-day journey. If you missed the previous posts, you can start the series here.

Day 8 (Fernandina Island and Isabela Isand): Before leaving on our adventures for the day, I spent some time on the outside of the boat watching all of the wildlife around. I was lucky enough to watch the feeding patterns of storm petrels right next to the boat. Continue reading “My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 8”

My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 7

As a recap, it has been the biggest dream of mine to go to the Galapagos Islands since I was 6 years old. I was incredibly blessed with the opportunity to do so this summer. This post will cover day 7 of the incredible 10-day journey. If you missed the previous posts, you can start the series here.

Day 7 (Isabela Island): Today was the busiest day of the trip. It was packed full with two hikes, two snorkels, and a party! Continue reading “My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 7”

My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 6

As a recap, it has been the biggest dream of mine to go to the Galapagos Islands since I was 6 years old. I was incredibly blessed with the opportunity to do so this summer. This post will cover day 6 of the incredible 10-day journey. If you missed the previous posts, you can start the series here.

Day 6 (Isabela Island): Prior to beginning this trip, there was only one activity I was terrified about doing. We were told early on in the planning stages that we would be doing a 13-mile hike (round-trip) up and down Volcán Sierra Negra (Sierra Negra Volcano). Continue reading “My Great Galapagos Trip – Day 6”