Tag: traveler

My Amazing Guide to Traveling as an Independent Woman

As someone who travels on a regular basis, I am perfectly placed to share my guide with you. I think it’s important to have a really excellent travel adventure and to do as much as you can. This is my guide to traveling as an independent woman, and I hope you will make full use of it as much as possible. Lugano, Switzerland Who Are You Flying With? I always like to spend time making sure I have the best possible flights when I travel. A lot of people like to book a package deal with flights and accommodation together. ... Read more

Exciting Adventures You Just Have To Add To Your Bucket List

Traveling can be a real passion for many people of today. Some of them are lucky enough to travel the world all the time. Others may have to work hard for that one holiday a year. But I think a lot of people, regardless of whether traveling is a huge passion, will have some form of bucket list of places they want to go to or things they want to experience. A wishlist so to speak. However, you can go one step further than just a destination and experience some amazing things. Here are some of the most exciting adventures ... Read more

7 Things To Keep In Mind When Packing For Holidays

You don’t want to forget anything when you’re away, especially if you’re going to holiday somewhere a little quieter. So, here are some things to keep in mind when packing. Prepare A List It may sound a little boring, but an idiot-proof list will make sure your holiday is free of stress. Separate what you desire from what you need, and make sure you’re realistic with the physical limitations of your luggage. If you need inspiration for a list, you may start with the following:   First Aid Kit Don’t go overboard and prepare for ER, but make sure you ... Read more

Spotlight: One-Stop Shop For Global Stories

Traveling is the passion of many, but not everyone may have the necessary means, the desire or courage to get on a plane for hours, or simply put, traveling might not be a priority in their lives. This is why travel-related magazines, guides, books, blogs exist: To transport you or teach you about the world beyond your front door. Even though the best way to understand or learn about a country is by visiting it, another is by meeting people from that country. But what if you can’t visit a country or have never met anyone from it? If you ... Read more

Delay No More – Start Building Your Financial Future Today!

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Prudential and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Being selected for the #WomenInspired Campaign by Prudential during Hispanicize 2016 (the largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in digital content creation, journalism, marketing, entertainment and teach entrepreneurship) was an honor. Seeing as Prudential‘s goal “To empower women with financial solutions so they can be confident they are making the right decisions for themselves and their families” aligned perfectly with my personal and professional goals, I couldn’t wait to get started. Through Dreams in Heels, my ultimate goal is to ... Read more

Stay Fit While You Travel

Working out at home without the hassle of going to the gym is very convenient. No more wiping down sweaty machines, no more crowds and having to wait for the machine you want to finally be available. You don’t even have to drive anywhere. Working out at home obviously has a lot of benefits, but ideally you would want a home gym that you can bring with you when you travel. It is important to stay fit while you travel around the world. The Total Gym is a home gym that enables you to workout with your own body weight. ... Read more

Be a Tourist in Your Hometown: Useful Tips for Memphis, Tennessee

Welcome once again to Be a Tourist in Your Hometown where different travel bloggers and local experts share their hometown pride with us! This series is dedicated to people who want to explore more of their hometown, and also for those who are planning to visit at some point. Today, we are going to discover the hidden gems of Memphis, Tennessee, USA  from the perspective of a native. We interviewed Lauren from Postgrad & Postcards and she gave us some useful tips for Memphis. Useful Tips for Memphis LOCATION: What’s your hometown best known for? Blues Music, BBQ, & Elvis Presley ... Read more

11 Travel-Sized Cosmetics Worth the Splurge

~ by Guest Contributor When you’re packing for travel, size matters. But if you hoard beauty products like we do, condensing your cosmetics cache into a TSA-friendly minimalist collection can be tricky. Don’t limit yourself to cheap sample bottles of drug store products, because we’ve scanned the aisles and come up with 11 totally totable luxury cosmetics that are actually worth the splurge—with bonus points going to multi-use products. Prove that good things can come in small packages, and check out our favorite picks for on-the-fly beauty.   Charlotte Tilbury Filmstars On The Go Palette, $55 at Nordstrom Channel Katharine ... Read more

Explore the Canyons of Colorado in a Baja Truck!

A fire-proof bodysuit? Say what? That was my immediate reaction when getting ready for an adventure with Driven Experiences, in Colorado.  As far as Dreams in Heels is aware, this 2.0 mile emerald desert training facility not only serves as a simple driving school, but it is the only place on the world where you get to ride along with experienced former Nascar race drivers in a pro-baja truck. It really pushes the envelope for a high adrenaline adventure experience! The best way to explore Colorado. Driven Experiences provide their guests with the performance and safety of a professional Baja ... Read more

Top 3 Attractions in Korea for Budget Travelers

Korea for Budget Travelers is a guest post by: Laura Nalin, Willful and Wildhearted. Seoul is one of those cities that everyone’s heard about, but few actually make the trek to see for themselves. While it was long overlooked by travelers for years, Seoul has finally earned its spot on the tourism radar – and for good reasons, especially for budget travelers. First, Seoul’s urban framework is a perfect combination of contemporary modernity and timeless tradition. Whether travelers are looking to get swept away within the dynamic myriad of clubs until dawn or a more relaxing stroll through the clusters of traditional homes in the city’s historical ... Read more

Bucket List: The Glistening Waters / Luminous Lagoon in Jamaica

One of the most interesting natural, nighttime attractions is getting to swim in the luminous lagoon in Jamaica. Often described as ‘amazing’ and ‘unbelievable’, this glowing lagoon will definitely fill you with wonder….it is so blue and phosphorescent that you cannot stop staring! It is really fun seeing your body shine after swimming. Transportation begins with a night time boat ride that departs from the Restaurant Glistening Waters’ Marina. The captain and the crew are so friendly and share stories of the lagoon that is located in Oyster Bay. In this adventure, I not only checked off swimming in the luminous lagoon ... Read more