It’s no secret that Marco and I have an obsession with this little beach town off the coast of Oaxaca called Puerto Escondido. We’ve visited 5 times in the span of two years and it’s become one of those places that is a home away from home for us. Anyone who visits Puerto Escondido knows […]

Best Beaches in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

For me, my favorite part about the Yucatan is not the pristine beaches, the ancient ruins, or the tropical jungle (all of which are amazing) but the ancient freshwater caves also known as “cenotes”. If you don’t know what a cenote is, keep scrolling because you are about to be amazed! My first trip to […]

Best Cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula

Having lived here for about a year and a half now, I’ve gotten to discover so many amazing photo opportunities in Mexico City. This place is truly a photographer’s dream; old colonial architecture, colorful buildings, ancient ruins, unique architecture, and more. But with a city so big, you’ll only have time for so much so […]

Most Instagrammable Spots in Mexico City

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably seen photos of the magical butterflied-filled forests in Mexico and are wondering “where is that and HOW can I see that myself!?” Well you’re in luck, because below I am going to share everything you need to know to do this trip! Every winter, millions of Monarch butterflies […]

Guide to the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere

Since moving to Mexico a year ago, I’ve spent many hours on Pinterest trying to find the most unique and special places this country has to offer. About a year ago was when I first saw photos of these amazing hot pools called the Grutas Tolantongo, and I knew it had to be on my […]

Guide to Grutas Tolantongo, Mexico

So Game of Thrones may over (still crying)… but for those major #GoT fans out there like me, you can still relive the seasons by visiting some of the amazing set locations from the show! About a month after the final season, Marco and I visited Dubrovnik, Croatia for the first time (see our Dubrovnik […]

Game of Thrones Guide to Dubrovnik

A few years ago I saw a photo of Dubrovnik on Pinterest for the first time and knew I had to visit this place one day. I finally made it a reality this past June and wow, did it blow me away! Dubrovnik is nothing short of a photographer’s dream. The medieval fort with towering […]

The Best Photo Spots In Dubrovnik

In all my travels I’ve gotten to visit quite a few mosques, and each one of them has been so beautiful and unique in their own way! But I am going to make a claim that the Sheikh Zayed in Abu Dhabi might just be the world’s most beautiful mosque. When we had a layover […]

Guide to the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

If you’re flying Emirates, there’s a good chance you’ll have a layover in Dubai. The owners of the world-famous airline company are the same owners of Dubai World, so they’ve got a big interest in getting lots of tourists to visit. For layovers longer than a few hours, you’ve got enough time to explore this […]

What to Do On Your Dubai Layover

I was first awed in Egypt, not by the pyramids or the ancient history, but by the traffic. “It’s like video game driving, except you only get one life,” joked our driver as we headed to in Giza. Our first day in Giza started with a homemade breakfast on the beautifully-designed rooftop of our Airbnb. […]

First Time Guide To Egypt


Photographer, educator, environmentalist, and dog mom. I've turned a passion for photography into my dream job and I want to
teach you how you can do the same!

Hi! I'm Donna.