"A messy bun is the crown of a free spirit."

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I'm Reina!

Hey there,

I’m a full-time traveling registered nurse, fitness enthusiast, and plant-based nutrition expert.

Every morning I wake up with the intention to bring awareness to the importance of health and spiritual wellness, especially to the traveling community. 

At Messy Bun Traveler, you will find top travel blog content including travel tips, packing guides, and comprehensive travel guides. You’ll also find content on the latest health & wellness research to better your lifestyle. Help me on my quest to become one of the top travel blogs in the world!

Living a life on the road and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not as difficult as one may expect. So whether you’re someone who travels for business, travels for pleasure, or new to travel and looking for healthy travel advice while on the road, this blog is for you! 

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The Latest on the Blog

have a safe flight

When someone you love is embarking on a journey, it’s almost instinctual to want to say the standard phrase “have a safe flight.” But why not show how much you care with a more creative farewell? Traveling, while exciting, can also be a bit scary. Getting on a plane can make people anxious, and the […]

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June 30, 2022

best vacations for nature lovers

We all know that the best way to experience a new destination is to get out there and explore! For nature lovers, some amazing countries are just waiting to be discovered. From dramatic landscapes and pristine waterways to misty forests and snow-capped mountains, these destinations will surely take your breath away. So, if you’re a […]

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June 28, 2022


Downtown Los Angeles has a little something for everyone! Whether you’re looking to explore art and culture, get active, or just relax with a good meal and some nightlife, you’ll find plenty of options in Downtown LA. As someone who’s lived in the downtown area for over a year now, here is my list of […]

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June 27, 2022

wurstkuche in downtown la arts district

If you’re looking for a fun and vibrant downtown neighborhood to explore, the LA Arts District is where it’s at! With its mix of art galleries, trendy restaurants, and unique shops, there’s plenty to see and do to keep you busy for a day or night’s worth of exploring. So, whether you’re a Los Angeles […]

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June 26, 2022

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