Posts Tagged‘social media’

What You Didn’t See On Instagram

Of course on my social media accounts, you’ll only find beautiful photos of the seemingly fun times and beautiful landscapes while I’m traveling. However, I have to admit there’s always a lot more going on behind the scenes. Things that I don’t necessarily know how to convey to people who repeatedly tell me how envious they are of my travels. So here’s my attempt to relay some of what was really going on behind some of my Instagram posts:   I took this photo in Vietnam, approximately 4 minutes before I tripped and twisted my ankle, while tumbling down the street like a rubber ball.…

Traveling with Intention and Travel+SocialGood

I’d say about twice a year I go to an event that inspires me so deeply and aligns so remarkably well with what I believe in, that it’ll keep me on a motivational and psychological high for weeks and even months. Last week I had my biannual experience at the Travel+SocialGood Academy Day. Nicolette Orlemans, who is host of the hugely popular #CultureTrav Twitter Chat and is someone that also inspires me greatly, told me about this event a few days prior over some delicious Korean BBQ. I couldn’t be more elated that she did. Because of some of my more recent travels, it’s…

Selfie Insanity at the Marina Bay Sands

In retrospect, I booked a room at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel for all the wrong reasons: to get an outstanding selfie. A legendary photo I’d been dreaming of when I shelled over the money to spend the night there, which is the only way you can gain access to the notorious rooftop pool. Or the “skypark”, as it’s called. I’m sure you’ve seen photos of it’s infamous infinity pool circulating around various social media outlets. If you haven’t, go ahead and google Marina Bay Sands right now, but please come back to finish reading. Thanks. Welcome back :) It’s unbelievably epic, right? It’s one of the coolest spots…