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Jessica Peterson of Global Girl Travels at Barcelo Maya Grande Resort, Mexico

5 of the World’s Most Colorful Destinations to Visit in 2019

Seeking color, light, culture, and natural beauty? Read on for travel inspiration to five of the most colorful places in the world. Maldives Another unique experience to list down is to dine with the fish. Maldives Island houses an underwater cuisine named Ithaa Undersea Restaurant which is in Hilton Resort on the Rangali Island. The…

Norðurflug Helicopter Tours, Reykjavik aerial, Iceland

5 Travel Adventures to Have in 2019

As the new year beckons, it is time to start planning to experience those once in a lifetime experiences. Here are some of the coolest and most mind-boggling activities that all travel enthusiasts must engage in the year 2019. Helicopter Tour over Iceland Taking in a worldview like never done, from a helicopter is in…

3 Tips for Making the Most of Your Next European Adventure

Looking to plan a European getaway but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. With all the rich history, delicious food and amazing wine spread across the country, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out how to make the most of a trip to Europe. Whether it’s embarking on a…

Tokyo tower streets

7 Things to Know About Japan Travel

Japan is a country where cultural extremes intersect. While the Japanese are known for being at the forefront of innovation, this hasn’t altered their well-preserved tradition and rich Japanese culture. You might see bullet trains complemented by Zen gardens, or temples teeming with salarymen in suits. However, it is this unique combination that makes Japan…

Jessica Peterson, Global Girl Travels on Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

7 Ways to Deal with Anxiety and Boredom as a Solo Traveler

If you have been inspired to embark on a solo traveling adventure of a lifetime, then you’re on to a winner! There are always some additional feelings that are associated with this type of life decision, both before and during your trip, such as happiness, excitement, contentment, apprehension, boredom, anxiety and stress; it’s a real…

Rene Daniella of Own by Femme in Louisiana

Party, Pamper, Repeat in Louisiana (VIDEO)

See why I fell in love with not only New Orleans, but the great state of Louisiana in this episode I shot and edited for Matador Network and Louisiana Travel. Starring the fabulous Rene Daniella of Own by Femme. See all my Nola adventures on Instagram. Behind the Scenes CAMERAS Sony a7SII Sony a7RIII LENSES Sony…

Joshua Tree National Forest Park in California

5 Packing Tips For Adventurous Travelers

If you’re going on an adventure holiday, your packing list should be a little different than any beach holiday or resort trip. You won’t be able to stuff your suitcase before you leave and then unpack when you arrive. There’s more thought needed when packing for an adventure holiday. When embarking on your new adventure,…

Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa

5 Accommodation Ideas for a Safari Holiday

As you probably know from when I visited the Great Barrier Reef and Michaelmas Cay, I am passionate about animals, and so I would love to go off on a safari! There is so much to consider when booking a safari, such where do you want to go, what time of year will you see…

Ely Nevada aerial

Road Tripping Through Nevada (VIDEO)

Check out this tourism video I shot, directed, and edited for Matador Network and Travel Nevada! Starring Tinger Hseih (dashofting.com) and Adam Francisco. CAMERAS Sony a7SII Sony a7RIII LENSES Sony 24-240mm Sony 55mm Sony 16-35mm GIMBAL Zhiyun Crane V2 DRONE DJI Mavic Pro Follow me on Vimeo or subscribe on YouTube. Email info@globalgirltravels.com for licensing. Behind the Scenes…

Alaska: 25 Photos That Will Convince You to See The Last Frontier

After all, this land used to belong to it’s nearest neighbor Russia, Alaska doesn’t border any U.S. states, and its capital, Juneau, is not accessible via any roads. It’s just different from the contiguous United States, both geographically and culturally. That’s exactly why I love it. There’s a congeniality among native Alaskans, but also a…