Welcome to Egypt: Three Days of Seeking Calm in Cairo’s Chic Maadi

Cairo
Landing in Cairo International Airport, I felt a sense of calm wash over me. I’d been restless for a true adventure for ages, and so while the usual new country nerves were buzzing, the sense of relief I felt at having made a dream into a reality was stronger. Whatever the next three weeks had in […]

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I Can’t Kuwait Any Longer! Kicking Off My Middle East Adventures with Thirty Six Hours in Kuwait

Kuwait
Oh hey there, remember me? Yeah, I know, it’s been a while! I definitely didn’t intend to let two whole weeks go by without blogging, but the end of my Middle East trip turned into a bit of a whirlwind and I decided to go back to my roots and just get swept up in the […]

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Announcing Wander Women: A Yoga + Photography Retreat in Martha’s Vineyard!

Martha's Vineyard Yoga Retreat
Looking for an underwater adventure? My Thailand Dive + Yoga retreat in August now has ONE spot remaining. Nab it now, or email me to be added to the waiting list. Today I’m smiling ear to ear — because I’m announcing my second Wander Women Retreat! Planning these retreats and connecting with the chicas who sign […]

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At Home in the Empire State

Home
Confused on where we are? I’m catching up on the black hole of content from May of 2016 to April of 2017 — when I jumped forward to blog the summer of 2017 as it was happening. This is my final post wrapping up my time in New York up to November of 2016, and I […]

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Five Hundred and Thirty-Seven Days Later

2016 Election
No matter what happens, I’ll still be me. That’s the mantra I calmed myself with in the days leading up to November 8, 2016. Overall, for me, it was a time filled with joy and excitement and pride. But occasionally, dark thoughts crept in. And when they did, it centered me to focus inward in those […]

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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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Once-in-a-Lifetime Luxury at the Caribbean’s First Over-The-Water Villas

Jamaica Mon
So, you guys already know I’m obsessed with Jamaica, right? Many times on this blog, I’ve listed a road trip around this reggae-and-rum-soaked isle as one of my bucket list trips, and I’ve spent hours daydreaming over guidebooks and travel blogs and trying to manifest the perfect moment to make it happen. So far, that moment […]

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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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