Quick Valentine’s Day Beauty and Outfit Picks

Whether you’re going out or staying in, here are some quick ideas to dress up your look or unwind this Valentine’s Day. Going Out If you’ve got big plans and aren’t sure what to wear, look no further than a LBD for your night out. Pair it with some over-the-knee boots and you’ve got a

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The Wanderlust Writer Nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award

I’m happy to announce that The Wanderlust Writer has been nominated for another award, this time the Versatile Blogger Award! This award recognizes bloggers that provide quality content, photos and display a unique array of posts. I would like to thank Taiwo from Stuffed Shelves for the nomination, as I will gladly accept this honor

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Ascend Dunn’s River Falls, Ocho Rios

Dunn’s River Falls is one of Jamaica’s most mesmerizing tourist attractions; a simply astounding 600 ft long waterfall which flows out into the Caribbean. Located in Ocho Rios, this destination is truly one of the nation’s gems, and the essence of earth’s beauty and power. Not only will you be in awe upon viewing the falls,

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Marriott’s OceanWatch Villas, a Luxury Family Resort

Just north of central Myrtle Beach sits one of South Carolina’s most luxurious timeshare resorts— Marriott’s OceanWatch Villas at Grande Dunes. If you’re considering a timeshare to last for years, investing in these luxury condos guarantees plenty of travel opportunities to Myrtle Beach and Marriott’s timeshare properties across the world. OceanWatch villas is an ideal

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The Marvelous Margaritaville, Hollywood Beach Resort

It doesn’t have to be 5 o’clock somewhere to enjoy the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. If you’re in need of a vacation, this destination offers a convenient, vibrant and relaxing getaway. The tropical resort combines both laid back vibes and sophisticated feels. Here’s an honest review and why you should consider this Jimmy Buffet resort for

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Travel Safety and Mexican Resorts

When we travel, one of our primary concerns is the safety of the resort where we plan on staying. Whenever I’m planning a getaway, I turn to travel websites, blogs and reviews before I even consider booking a resort. I look at the hotel’s website and sources such as TripAdvisor to get quality reviews from

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Velvet Vacation Vibes

Who says you can’t wear velvet in the heat? Most of the time we find ourselves reserving velvet clothing for those cozy holiday parties, but with the current reboot I’ve found there’s plenty of room for mixing this trend into our winter getaways. I’ll show you some ways to incorporate

The Wanderlust Writer Nominated for the 2017 Liebster Award

I’m thrilled to announce that The Wanderlust Writer has been nominated for the 2017 Liebster Award! This award was created in 2011 and has been given exclusively to bloggers from other bloggers to promote and discover great content within the blogging community. The term “Liebster” is German and indicates “sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely,

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Packing Essentials

Sensible, stylish and savvy travel tips: We all know too well the trials and tribulations of packing lightly for flights. If you’re a woman, fashionista, blogger (or all three like me) it can be a bit difficult to condense your travel wardrobe and essentials into a carry-on and suitcase. While we all love a cute

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Chichen Itza, The Mayan Empire Experience

If you’re traveling to Mexico, you’ll want to experience the astonishing culture, architecture and history of the Mayan Empire. The Mayan ruins breathe a phenomenal moment in history that ceaselessly intrigues scientists, historians and philosophers across the world. Today, I’ll take you on my journey to Chichen Itza, the archaeological destination known for

The Amazing Atlantis, Bahamas

My first impression of Atlantis was that I had perhaps picked the wrong vacation destination. As our little taxi arrived to the enormous entryway of one of the resort’s buildings, I felt a little overwhelmed. I was used to more

Expectations vs Reality

A recent trip to Chicago had my mind buzzing again about a topic I continuously evaluate internally; expectations versus reality. We’re all guilty of it. Too often we expect the best quality, people, and services, only to be let down when the reality at hand falls short. Our preconceived ideas of places quickly become remnants

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