Category: Lifestyle

Travel Health Tips: Improving Your Flexibility While Traveling

Flexibility makes your life just that bit easier, and without it, life can be quite difficult. Being flexible has so many benefits from improved joints, mobility, and less of a risk from things like arthritis. It can also improve moving about in everyday life, traveling or any kind of sport or exercise you do, so much. If you do find that being mobile comes easily to you, count yourself as lucky, but for many people it can a challenge everyday. If you do find that mobility and flexibility is a challenge for you while traveling or in your everyday life, ... Read more

Some Top Tips to Help You Stay Fresh and Alert While You Travel

Traveling can be a whole lot of fun, but it can also takes it toll on you pretty quickly if you’re not careful. That’s why it’s so vital to stay fresh and alert while you’re traveling. It’s a lot easier than it sounds, and with just a few succinct trips, you could make your future travels far better. Here’s how you can stay fresh and alert while you travel between destinations.  Learn the Art of Grabbing Sleep Where and When You Can You probably can’t afford to be picky regarding the amount of sleep you’re able to get when traveling. ... Read more

Forever Student: How Study Abroad Inspired My Full-time Travel Career #Studyabroadbecause

As if it was yesterday, I still remember my 18 year old self, so excited to learn, to meet the world and to spread her own wings. As an adventurer born with wanderlust, I decided to leave my island of Puerto Rico back then, without speaking any English, and with only a suitcase full of dreams. And just like that, the real adventure of becoming a forever student began. Between two jobs and daily struggles, I started to look into registering for college in NYC, but since I did not speak or write English well, (but a strong reader) I ... Read more

Fantastic Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend

Figuring out what to give your boyfriend for a special day can be pretty stressful, regardless as to how well you may know him. Maybe he’s the type who buys everything he ever wants for himself before you get the chance to buy, or he insists that there’s nothing he wants or needs. It can be tough to find the perfect gift for your boyfriend, so here are some fun gift ideas that will wow him. A food-of-the-month box Everyone loves the gift of food. If he’s a die-hard carnivore, he’ll love a meat of the month box. A lot ... Read more

How To Deal With Jock Itch While Traveling: Best Creams & Natural Remedies

If you are ailing from jock itch and required to travel, it may be enlightening to learn that there are several remedies that are applicable for getting relief from the associated discomfort. These treatment methods are inclusive of massaging creams on the body and consuming dietary foods. Learn more about how to deal with jock itch while traveling and the best creams and natural remedies to help you. Jock itch also known by many names and most popularly known as tinea cruris. Doctors generally prescribe the application of a jock itch cream for relief from the discomforting symptoms of the ... Read more

Your Credit Score Matters: Why You Should Start Improving It Now!

This is a sponsored campaign in collaboration with Chase Slate and The Mom It Forward Influencer Network. However, all the opinions expressed are solely my own. As a small town girl from Bayamón, Puerto Rico who moved to New York alone at 18 years old, I was unaware of many things about the importance of my credit and how, in the future, it would impact my life personally and professionally. When I was raised, I was not taught anything about finances by my mom or family.  As I became more independent, I realized that life in the U.S. was not only ... Read more

HerStory: From Leg Braces To Heels, How This Latina Built A Career Traveling The World

The first question everyone asks when they meet me, Olga Maria, Founder of Dreams in Heels is: “How can you be in heels all day long?” The truth of the matter is that most people might think that I am only a girl who is fascinated with style, beauty and just want to always look well put together (which is not totally false). Some people even judge me or at least look at me strangely since I not only run all over NYC in my Heels, but all over Europe, South America, The Caribbean, Asia, The Middle East, across United ... Read more

You call me “Lucky”? I am self-made…How I created a job that allows me to travel full-time

Many times, friends, family and people I’ve met on trips tell me, “Wow, you have the dream job! You are so lucky!” And I think to myself, “You’re calling me ‘lucky’?” Well, I’m here to clarify, nope, I am not “lucky.” I went for it, I worked very hard, spent many sleepless nights (and still do!) to create a profession from what I love – traveling! Moreover, it is not easy to live out of a suitcase. Nothing was giving to me; I am a woman who is a self-made, full-time traveling digital nomad! I arrived in New York City ... Read more

Discovering My Paternal Cuban Roots And Finally Connecting With My Dad!

This year has been an interesting one between me and my father. Reflecting on my childhood, even though I was raised without my dad, and grew up on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, I was always told, “You are so much like your father!”  I was finally able to see the truth behind this statement by learning more about him and my Afro-Cuban roots. Baby Olga Maria Father’s Day has never really been a holiday for me, since I never had a reason to celebrate it. As a kid, it was harder to understand why my dad wasn’t there ... Read more

10 things this Latina Digital Nomad learned by being on the road for over a year

Digital nomad? Are you not familiar with the term? Well, a Digital Nomad is a person who works from anywhere…. essentially from any location around the world. Nowadays, there are many professions that do not require for you to be sitting in a cubicle or office to do your work. Example of such professions include: Influencer, Blogger, Vlogger, Marketer, Graphic Designer, etc. The first three apply to me. I chose the Digital Nomad lifestyle since I love the freedom, creativity and location independency aspect of it. This is why, after almost 5 years as a blogger, influencer and freelance writer ... Read more

Scents that evoke travel and lifestyle memories you should know about!

As a digital nomad on the go, people often ask me, “How do you keep inspired” or “How do you re-adapt to being home (especially after months of travel)?” And my answer is, “I use my nose.”  Let me explain. One of the most interesting things about traveling is all of the sights and smells you experience.  For me, it’s the unique aromas that will often evoke the strongest memories.  So I recommend a simple solution to turning your home, or even a temporary space, quickly into a comfortable one by using scents that not only stimulates travel memories, but ... Read more

Best tool for note-taking and productivity: Finally get your random notes (from around the house/office) organized

Are you someone who has tons of random notes all over your house or office? Sticky notes, papers and even napkins covered with some random, but oftentimes, important thoughts and reminders? (I’ve raised my hand; Yes, I am guilty of this). Then, you have come to the right place. Why not get them organized so that you can actually utilize them, get reminders and more easily share them with others privately or even via social media. Also, this is a way to increase your productivity levels. Wondering how to get started, read on! As a busy woman, I am always researching ways ... Read more