Caroline in the City



#hplphotoaday Day 16- Travel Companions. I’ve had a lot of travel companions and travel frequently alone, but there’s nothing quite like a Eubanks family vacay, like this shot from Puerto Rico last month. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 16- Travel Companions. I’ve had a lot of travel companions and travel frequently alone, but there’s nothing quite like a Eubanks family vacay, like this shot from Puerto Rico last month. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 15- Ticket Stub. I’ve been on 14 flights so far this year and we’re only halfway through!  #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 15- Ticket Stub. I’ve been on 14 flights so far this year and we’re only halfway through! #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






Visiting the Bacardi Rum Distillery

Visiting the Bacardi Rum Distillery

bacardi distillery

The name is synonymous with rum. In fact, every classic rum cocktail was created with Bacardi, including the Cuba Libre and daiquiri. My first taste of it was mixed with Diet Coke in a college dorm room, long before I could appreciate the delicate flavors of a white rum. Since then I’ve come to appreciate the liquor as both a bartender mixing up tropical drinks for patrons and as someone who…

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#hplphotoaday Day 14- #packfail. #tbt to my last great fail, when I brought only dresses for San Francisco in June. Note to self: San Francisco is not like the rest of California! #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 14- #packfail. #tbt to my last great fail, when I brought only dresses for San Francisco in June. Note to self: San Francisco is not like the rest of California! #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






Adventures in Transportation: Southeast Asia

Adventures in Transportation: Southeast Asia

Adventures in Transportation

Getting around Southeast Asia is never dull, rarely on time and always a gamble. What seems like a straightforward journey can be an epic adventure, so be prepared for just about anything. You’ve got dozens of options at your disposal on how to get around, so why not try a little bit of each? Here are my tips on transportation in Southeast Asia.

Planes

transportation southeast asia

Flying isn’t usually the cheapest way to…

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#hplphotoaday Day 13- Reflections. My time in Koh Tao, #Thailand gave me time to reflect, particularly on this amazing sunset. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 13- Reflections. My time in Koh Tao, #Thailand gave me time to reflect, particularly on this amazing sunset. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






Experiences Worth Having in Southeast Asia

Experiences Worth Having in Southeast Asia

I’ve talked about plenty of things I don’t think are worth it in Southeast Asia, namely things that other people think are fun that I’m not overly interested in. The Full Moon Party. Elephant rides. Tubing in Vang Vieng. Selfies with tigers at Tiger Temple. Shooting off guns in Vietnam. Halong Bayparty cruises. But what are the experiences worth having in Southeast Asia? Only you can answer that…

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#hplphotoaday Day 12- Maps. I love this vintage map at my grandmother’s house that still has the USSR and pins from their adventures. #herpackinglist #maps @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 12- Maps. I love this vintage map at my grandmother’s house that still has the USSR and pins from their adventures. #herpackinglist #maps @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 11- My Travel Guilty Pleasure. That red and white logo can be found anywhere! I’m addicted to drinking Coke while traveling, like this glass bottle in Thailand. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 11- My Travel Guilty Pleasure. That red and white logo can be found anywhere! I’m addicted to drinking Coke while traveling, like this glass bottle in Thailand. #herpackinglist @herpackinglist






#hplphotoaday Day 10- Making Plans. Perusing my massive guidebook collection for next week. Any guess where I’m headed? Hint: it’s one of these destinations! #guidebooks #herpackinglist @herpackinglist

#hplphotoaday Day 10- Making Plans. Perusing my massive guidebook collection for next week. Any guess where I’m headed? Hint: it’s one of these destinations! #guidebooks #herpackinglist @herpackinglist