10 travel tips for the smart traveler

By no means would I consider myself a travel expert, but we do enjoy traveling and making the most of our travel budget and time off. Over the years, we’ve learned a few things so I’m sharing them today with 10 travel tips for the smart traveler! Just like at the office you should work smarter not harder, the same applies to traveling!

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Mykonos | Greece Travel Guide

If you’re joining me from the Santorini travel guide, welcome! Today I’m sharing a Mykonos travel guide to make the most of your time on the island and have a ton of fun! You know all the picturesque blue and white streets and buildings you dream of? Mykonos is ALL of that plus a lively nightlife sure to keep you entertained.The town actually requires businesses to keep that white nice and bright! Since we went to Mykonos in late April, several places were freshening up their white paint in preparation for the Summer season.

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Santorini | Greece Travel Guide

Ever since instant classics, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, I’ve known Greece was a place I would visit. Santorini’s picture perfect cliffs topped with blue and white buildings is an instantly recognizable island. Up close, the deep, blue ocean mirrors C-shaped island making for an amazing sight! This Santorini travel guide is part of a series within my Greece travel guide.


If Santorini is on your bucket list, today’s Santorini travel guide should be a great tool for you to help focus your online searching, pinning, and researching. You can also follow along with a travel map (also great while actually on the island) and see our entire Greece itinerary.

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statement earrings

You know when you find something and it’s instant love? That’s how I feel about Alejandra Aspillaga Accesorios and her line of earrings. Like, I needed them (#NEED). I took three pairs of her earrings with me to Greece and they were the perfect addition to so many outfits.

This Peruvian gal has a great eye for combining unique colors and shapes for a one-of-a-kind look. Each pair is handcrafted in Peru and is very lightweight. I had such a hard time deciding which pair! They are each so different and I tried to step out of the box a bit with my color combinations. Continue Reading →