“The Earth Laughs in Flowers” Ralph Waldo Emerson Its been a rainier than usual winter in Los Angeles this year. It’s mid-march, and the forecast is showing multiple days of rain over the next 10 days. Last week there was a nice break from all the rain, and with the return of sunshine, I joined… Continue reading Day Trippin’ California’s 2019, Super Bloom
Author: Claudia Avalos
Get Inspired 3 Reasons to take a Road Trip.
As an avid traveler, I’ve been to some pretty cool destinations and seen some of the world’s most iconic sites. I’ve walked the Great Wall of China, stood next to Christ the Redeemer, and hiked the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. As a young traveler, I was eager to check off as many far off… Continue reading Get Inspired 3 Reasons to take a Road Trip.
How to Spend a Leisurely Day in Tulum
Set in the Mayan jungle, Tulum is one of Mexico’s trendiest beach towns. It’s located in the Yucatan, along the Caribbean coast. Travelers come to this famed beach town to explore the Mayan ruins, swim in the cenotes and leisurely cruise around town on bikes. My recent visit to this well-known spot was short, and… Continue reading How to Spend a Leisurely Day in Tulum
How to Spend 3 Blissful Days on Isla Mujeres.
Cancun has long been known as the most famous beach destination in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Year-round, tourists flock to Cancun for its stunning Caribbean waters, all-inclusive resorts, and wild nightlife. My first visit to this Mexican hot spot was to celebrate my college graduation. My days were spent sunbathing by the pool… Continue reading How to Spend 3 Blissful Days on Isla Mujeres.
No Cliches, I Swear: 5 Things I Learned from Traveling the World
To Travel Is to Be Fearless It takes a lot of courage to step out of the comforts of your home, to step away from all that is safe and familiar. From the moment you board that airplane, you embark on an adventure into the unknown, traveling to destinations where you won’t know the language,… Continue reading No Cliches, I Swear: 5 Things I Learned from Traveling the World
How I Spent my Birthday Exploring Tokyo
Traveling to Japan has been high on my travel hit list for years. 2018 was the year I excitedly ventured into the land of efficiency, sushi, and politeness. From the white-gloved taxi drivers to the sweet Japanese school kids scattered throughout the city, Tokyo is lively yet perfectly calming. I arrived the evening before my… Continue reading How I Spent my Birthday Exploring Tokyo
How I Spent 5 Days Exploring Ireland
My 1st visit to Ireland was a bit of a last minute decision. The original plan was to spend several days in Paris; however, the week prior to departing on my 22-day European adventure Paris suffered a horrendous terrorist attack. My friends and I opted to change our plans and ended up on a seven-day… Continue reading How I Spent 5 Days Exploring Ireland
How to Spend a Relaxing Girls Weekend in Los Cabos.
My best friend and I recently spent a long weekend soaking up the sun, pool lounging and sipping on margaritas at the Sheraton Grand Los Cabos. The resort was the perfect location to get some much-needed rest and relaxation. If you are looking for the perfect south of the border weekend getaway, consider taking a… Continue reading How to Spend a Relaxing Girls Weekend in Los Cabos.
How to Spend 3 Days of Island Bliss on Isla Holbox
We left on a Tuesday afternoon and boarded a ferry with no more than fifteen other travelers all headed for the sleepy beach town, Isla Holbox (it's pronounced hole-bosh). I was eager to experience what some have dubbed Mexico's last hidden beach town, especially when compared to its more popular nearby beach destinations such as… Continue reading How to Spend 3 Days of Island Bliss on Isla Holbox