Festivals, Tips and Things

Hangout Music Festival: Tips and Things

Around Thanksgiving last year, I decided to try attending Hangout in Gulf Shores, Alabama. I had a blast! However, there are certain things that could have made the experience better. Here is my brutal honesty of my experience. Overview Hangout is a 3 day music festival located on the beach at Gulf-shores. The Pros and… Continue reading Hangout Music Festival: Tips and Things

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Health, Life Style, Tips and Things

How to Get Up Early

Who wishes they could get up earlier? I get up at 6:30am most mornings, and with the time change I thought it would be nice to share with everyone ways to Spring Foward in your mornings! The Night Before is just as Important You need 8 hours of sleep. Some need more. This means whenever… Continue reading How to Get Up Early

Journal, Life Style, lists, Organization

Advice to the Pre-Med Student

Find Yourself First It does take smartness and discipline to get the good grades that are needed for medical school ; however, it is not the first thing you should focus on. As you trudge on, you will need to remind yourself of your "why". Why do you want to be a doctor? Otherwise, you… Continue reading Advice to the Pre-Med Student

Journal, Life Style, lists, Organization

Things to De-clutter Easily

I have been told I'm wonderful at organizing, and I thought I should share my skills with all of you! I think the first step to organizing is de-cluttering. Now, I know this makes many people uncomfortable. This is NOT asking you to confine yourself and get rid of things you really like. Rather, this… Continue reading Things to De-clutter Easily

Festivals, General Traveling, Journal, Tips and Things

25 Tips for Bonnaroo First-Timers

Totems are essential. Make sure it lights up for nighttime. This is how your group will stick together in large crowds and be able to find one another if someone wanders off. Take advantage of the free stuff such as: State Farm, Subway, and the. Jesus Tent Take toilet paper or wipes to the port-… Continue reading 25 Tips for Bonnaroo First-Timers

Festivals, General Traveling, Journal, Tips and Things

Bonnaroo: 8 Things to Know Before You Go

Bonnaroo was an amazing experience. I was so blessed with the opportunity to experience the land that never sleeps. Where long lines are filled with high fives and smiles. The farm is a place people can be themselves without judgment while listening to fantastic music. Since this was my first time, here are some lessons… Continue reading Bonnaroo: 8 Things to Know Before You Go

General Traveling, Tips and Things

Safety & Scams

What does this have to do with budget traveling? If one isn't careful, one could lose everything! When I go abroad, the common question is: aren't you scared? I'm not. Honestly, I feel safer there than I do in the States! Even though anything can happen, here's some tips to lower the odds. Losing your passport… Continue reading Safety & Scams

General Traveling, Tips and Things

20 Ways to Save Money Abroad

Do not exchange money here or at currency exchange places. This is a huge waste of money. Not only will the exchange rate be horrible, but most places work on commission. If your bank doesn’t charge a lot to borrow from other ATMs, just withdraw the money in the airport when you arrive. Centennial Bank charges… Continue reading 20 Ways to Save Money Abroad

General Traveling, Tips and Things

Budget Travel-Where to Stay?

Budget traveling is a new concept in the youner generations. Most people have no idea how affordable traveling can be! In this post, we are going to explore affordable options for accommodations. This the #1 way travelers and backpackers save money. We are going to learn some new vocabulary! A hostel is a cheaper version… Continue reading Budget Travel-Where to Stay?

Costa Rica, Countries

Costa Rica-Know Before You Go

After spending the last month in Costa Rica, I decided to make a list of things I wish I had known beforehand. To put into context, I was in the middle of the rainy season during the month of June( low-peak tourist season). I traveled to areas of San Jose, MonteVerde, and Flamingo. Instead of hotels,… Continue reading Costa Rica-Know Before You Go