Because my pug Monkey is my co-pilot, she of course travels with me. While it makes traveling way more fun and less lonely (Read Travel Tips: Travel With Your Dog for my pet travel tips for all destinations!), it can present its own unique challenges. And since nothing is worse than landing in a foreign country only to find out your dog doesn't have the necessary documentation and, even worse, has to be quarantined, I'm putting together...

When traveling, dealing with an emergency can be tricky. Regardless of how serious it is and what the circumstances are, you’ll want to know how to deal with it effectively and easily. Fortunately, there are many tried and tested tips to keep in mind for your own travels. Here are 5 things you’ll need to do in case of an emergency while traveling. 1. Don’t Panic The most important thing to do immediately in case of an emergency...

I'm a water baby. The morning my mom went into labor with me, she swam laps. That's right, she exercised. So it's no surprise wherever she travels she makes sure the hotel has a lap pool for her daily morning swim. Every time my mom plans a trip, she Googles: "large lap pools in [insert city name]." From there, she'll call the hotel, ask about the pool's length and water temperature, and also check out...

The food in Jackson Hole, Wyoming doesn't disappoint! Satisfying and fresh is a necessity because you’ll be so active, you must replenish your body! Fortunately for you meat-eaters, my meat-eating friend dined with me, so my recommendations for best restaurants in Jackson Hole don't just include my favorite veggie spots and dishes in town! You’re welcome.THE KITCHENThe Kitchen, one of 9 restaurants in the JH Fine Dining Group, is a modern American restaurant with worldly...

Sayulita, Mexico is one of the cutest, upbeat towns I've ever visited. No wonder so many people are flocking there. Fun surf breaks, great beaches, tasty food, nice hotels. When it comes to hotels in Sayulita, you can stay right around the Sayulita Town Square, or on the side streets off the main square, or up on one of the hills, like Nanzal or Gringo Hill. All depends on what kind of vibe you're wanting....

The last time I was in San Francisco, California I was a teenager visiting my sister at UC Berkeley. The thing I vividly remember was cruising down the city's treacherously steep hills. At 31, I was ready to re-explore the Golden City to see if my teenage memory had exaggerated. Turns out, the hills really are that steep! But I wasn't as scared this time! If nothing else, you at least probably know San Francisco is known for...

Cambodia was a total surprise! I knew very little about the country upon arrival, and within a few days, it completely stole my heart. The people are so kind, the landscape so lush and rich, and the cultural experiences life-changing. If you're in or around Southeast Asia I highly recommend visiting. As you might already know, Cambodia is most known for Angkor Wat. The history and architecture will blow your mind. So I wanna let you...