Is Diving in Jamaica Worth It?

Diving Jamaica
Jamaica has an incredible reputation for so many things that draw travelers from around the world — original reggae, stunning beaches, delicious rum and coffee, lush mountains, incredible jerk chicken, and beyond. One thing this isn’t isn’t known for? Scuba diving. what Jamaica is known for Over my years in the diving scene, I’d heard rumors […]

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Celebrating Earth Week! 8 Ways to Live + Travel Plastic-Free

Khao Sok National Park
So, some of you may know I had amazing intentions of a whole week full of conservation-minded content. Unfortunately, cellular data service and wifi signals in Egypt have both been far weaker and rarer than I prepared for – oops! It’s alright though, every week is Earth Week around Alex in Wanderland — stay tuned for […]

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Celebrating Earth Week! A Guide to Carbon Offsets for Travelers

Carbon Offsets for Travelers
Guys, I am crazy in love. No, this isn’t a confessional post about my personal life (but those are fun too). I’m in love with this planet we are so lucky to exist in. Like, not to get too Double Rainbow Guy on you here, but Earth is the coolest place ever! Have you seen the […]

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Total Travel Disasters: Lost License Edition

Oahu
Since I started my little “Total Travel Disasters” series, I’ve highlighted travel meltdowns in which I was, more or less, an unwitting victim. Getting screwed with a broken camper rental. Being targeted by a bed and breakfast tyrant. Finding ourselves on the wrong side of a battle with a rental car in Britain. This post is […]

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It’s Here! Introducing The Wanderland Guide to Koh Tao!

If you’d thought I hit my exciting announcement quota on the first half of 2018 already, have you got another thing coming. Koh Tao is a pretty small island — literally just eight square miles — so when the lightbulb first went on that I wanted to share my Koh Tao with the world in a […]

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Perfect Paia: The Surfer Town Soul of Maui

Paia
If my recent Maui coverage has made anything clear, it’s this: I’m an East Maui kind of girl. And if there’s one town that I personally consider the soul of the island, it’s unassuming little blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Paia. This funky new-age surfer town is essentially the hub of Maui’s North Shore, despite its diminutive size. There’s boutique […]

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Announcing Wander Women: A Dive + Yoga Retreat in Koh Tao, Thailand!

Women's Dive and Yoga Retreat
I warned ya 2018 was going to be a big year around here — today I’m announcing my first-ever, long-awaited (by me, anyway) Wanderland Retreat! I’ve been trying to figure out a way to pack you all in my suitcase from about the second I launched this blog, and over the past two years I started […]

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The Wanderland Guide to the Perfect Maui Camping Trip

Road to Hana Roadtrip
If you dream of exploring Maui beyond the busy resort towns and the luxury hotels, of escaping somewhere no one will try to sell you a snorkel tour or a luau show, or of falling asleep under the stars and waking up next to the ocean, then this is the Maui trip you’ve been waiting for. […]

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Falling in Love with Singapore’s Lavender District: Little India, Kampong Glam, Jalan Besar and Beyond

Exploring Jalan Besar
Jumping out of chronological order to skip ahead and tell you about my February adventures! We’ll be back to Hawaii soon <3 Over my last three trips, I’ve fallen pretty crazy in love with the surreal skyline, efficient energy, futuristic architecture and extreme organization that are hallmarks of Singapore’s downtown core. But I’ve also started to […]

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