When people ask me where they should backpack, whether they’re seasoned backpackers or going for the first time, my first thought is always Costa Rica. Costa Rica blew my expectations way out of the water. I couldn’t have imagined seeing and doing as much as I had in the three weeks that I was there, especially for how little it cost. So here’s why I think you need to travel to Costa Rica: Continue reading “10 Reasons to Backpack Costa Rica”
Meal prepping is essential to the lives of Crew members. We leave our houses for up to 5 days at a time and can be on a plane for +14 hours in a day. We need to meal-prep to save money and live a healthy, well-balanced life. Meal prepping as a Flight Attendant can be tricky – our food stays out of a fridge for long stretches of time, we don’t have anywhere to heat up our food on a plane, and sometimes those hotel fridges don’t treat our food very nicely. Continue reading “Meal Prep like a B̶o̶s̶s̶ Flight Attendant”
1. It builds confidence
You don’t have anyone to rely on, take care of you or help you find your way. It’s just you. That can be scary, but it’s also rewarding. Being able to navigate your way through foreign countries and solve problems as they come builds confidence and gives you independence.
1. Drink Hotel Coffee
I know you don’t want to. No one wants to. Often hotels will have coffee made in the lobby, so if you bring your own travel mug you can fill up before you go. I did this for an entire month, and although I missed my Starbucks it definitely helped me save money. My favourite coffee mugs are the ones from davids tea – they’re leak proof and stay hot for a good 8 hours. Continue reading “7 Ways to Save Money on the Road as a Flight Attendant”
2017 was absolutely phenomenal in the world of travel. It was a year filled with unforgettable adventures and will be very hard to beat. This year however, marks the year that I will finally be setting foot in a continent I have longed to visit. I will be heading to Southeast Asia for 2 months this spring!! It will be so worth the years of waiting and daydreaming. Continue reading “My 2018 Travel Plans”
For my 23rd birthday I decided it was time to head back to a place I called home three years ago. Lyon, France has always had a special place in my heart because of how great the city is itself and of course, all the amazing people I met while studying there. When I lived there, I dreamed of the day I’d get to bring someone back to this place I cared for so much and show them this city. Continue reading “Travel: Lyon, France”