Cartagena is a colorful, colonial city on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. It was founded by the Spanish in 1533 and served as a major trading port in the New World. Today, it has become a trendy tourist destination and is one of the safest cities in Colombia. It was my first trip to South America and a great place to start if you’re new to the continent.[Read More…] about 10 Things to Do in Cartagena
Hi! I’m Candice. I got hooked on traveling after my first trip abroad studying in Munich in the summer of 2005. I've lived in NYC since 2014, but still travel as often as I can. I started this blog to share my stories, photos, and tips, and to inspire others to explore the world and visit some of my favorite places.
ClassPass ($40 off), a flexible, subscription service that gives you access to top fitness studios and gyms, is a great way to stay in shape while traveling. You can conveniently book classes online or through the app at a significant discount to what you would normally pay if purchasing directly from the studio. There are participating studios in nearly every US city, as well as Europe, Asia, and Australia. You can filter your search by type of activity (e.g. yoga, cycling, boxing, etc.), difficulty level, or neighborhood. Your membership also includes free access to ClassPass Go, which offers hundreds of audio-guided workouts from top instructors.[Read More…] about Top 10 Workouts to Try in NYC
The safety of the swimming pigs in the Bahamas has been confirmed after Hurricane Dorian swept through earlier this month. Abaco and Grand Bahama in the north suffered a massive hit, but the Exumas, where the pigs are located, were spared. Many tourists have been cancelling trips to the island nation, fearing that the hotels would still be recovering from the damage or that it would be inappropriate to enjoy a vacation so close to where tragedy had struck just a few weeks ago; however, the Bahamas are urging tourists to keep coming. The most popular islands were unaffected by the storm, and the Bahamian economy depends on tourism and needs the revenue in order to rebuild.[Read More…] about The Swimming Pigs