A short bus ride from the Big Buddha, the Tai O Fishing Village is home to some of the merely 2,000 fishermen still working in Hong Kong. As in many places, youth seek the sophistication, education, and job opportunities of the city over the back-breaking labor of their forefathers.
I’m excited to announce that Global Girl Travels now has an app! Download to your Apple device to easily browse current and archived travel tips and stories. Like my website, the app is ad-free.
This is a topic I discussed in a December 2014 post. Read the full article or watch the video below. Like this video? Subscribe to my YouTube channel for weekly updates! [convertkit form=4904119]
It’s never too early to think about swimsuit season and I don’t mean in that torturous diet kinda way. It may be winter where you live, but a tropical destination is only a plane ride away! That means
With the recent hostage fatalities in Paris (and before that Sydney), it’s obvious the world is not becoming a safer place for residents or travelers. Instead of staying home and bolting the door, you can still travel the world, it just requires a little more preparation and vigilance.
As I mentioned in November, Global Girl Travels TV will be a weekly feature here and on YouTube. Subscribe to my YouTube channel to be notified of new videos. Without further adieu, here is my year of
There’s nothing worse than watching a travel video in portrait mode. You know, with the black bars on the sides? Turn your camera on its long side to shoot landscape. This will quickly separate you from the amateurs. Of course, if you’re shooting video for Instagram, you’ll want to shoot vertically.
2014 was such an awesome year of travel, it will be hard to top. These destinations have been on my bucket list for months, from cosmopolitan cities like Seoul to cultural hotspots like the remote island of Yap.
Truth be told, I had no desire to visit Asia before I moved to Guam in 2009. That all changed the moment I set foot in Narita City on my 24-hour journey from Dallas to Guam. The Hubs and I had a long layover in Narita, so we decided to venture out. Tokyo is now a frequent stop and destination for me. What I love about Asia is just how different from the western world it is. Every traveler should visit Asia at least once in a lifetime!