Rachel (Queen Wanderlust) 👑
Cat mom and avid wanderer aspiring others to travel!
Amazing cities to visit, A-Z
There are a whopping 195 countries on Earth! Step back and let that sink in. Our planet is home to 195 separate countries each having their own language, geography, cultures, customs, and people. If you don't plan to venture outside of your home country, then you are missing 194 opportunities to see the world! I'm not saying there's anything wrong with hanging out in your home turf but....come on. The world is our playground and we must explore and see what is out there. Every continent boasts their own spectacular landscapes and monuments.
What Not to Do When Going Abroad
So you are going abroad for the first time and you aren't really sure what to expect. Traveling to another country can be extremely intimidating and confusing. What will the people be like? What should I wear? How can I avoid unwanted attention?
10 Waterfalls to Add to Your Bucket List
1. Iguazu Falls The mighty Iguazu Falls spans over 2.7 kilometers and is the result of 275 waterfalls and cataracts combining into one waterfall. Nestled along the borders of Argentina and Brazil, this waterfall is a huge South American tourist destination. The Iguazu Falls brings nations together with its massive size and wonder. 1,500 cubic meters of water flow from the falls every second, resulting in an awe-inspiring view. In 2011, Iguazu Falls was selected as one of the New Seven Wonder of Nature Competition winners.
The Road Less Traveled
We all hear the same bullet points at college orientation about activities to do and clubs to join. Sometimes study abroad gets mushed in there between drama club and inter-mural soccer, but no one ever pushes it. The only reason I inquired about study abroad was because it was something I had always wanted to do. And whether my school had a good study abroad program or not, I was going to make it happen. Luckily, my school had an awesome study abroad office with plenty of options to make my dream happen.
Ultimate North Carolina Road Trip
North Carolina, a state that seems to have it all. Growing up in North Carolina you learn that our state is separated into three geographic regions. The mountains, the piedmont, and the coast. This in itself is crazy, that one state can have such a vast array of regions. This provides all sorts of activities and cities to behold.
How To Prepare for a Trip Abroad
Travel is a fun, adventurous, and crazy thing. But travel takes lots and lots of planning. This is especially true if you are taking a trip to another country.
Fall in Love with London
London has always been a huge tourist destination in Western Europe. It is a city that has been featured hundreds of times in both film and TV. London is a place that anybody can visualize and tell you at least one monument that resides there. However, you can't truly understand the city until you have touched it, felt it, and of course seen it for yourself.