manage travel stress to maintain gut health

Are you heading to Aruba for some fun in the sun? Then you’ve come to the right place! Listed in this article is a comprehensive packing guide to Aruba, one of my favorite tropical destinations of all time! Included are the basics as well as a list of health, safety, and first-aid related items that you

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September 11, 2019

aruba flamingo island

Why I Love Aruba It’s an interesting story on how I came to choose Aruba as my next destination to visit. After Dustin and I returned from the Philippines and Vietnam earlier this year, we sat down and talked about what trip we wanted to start planning next. To make a

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September 10, 2019

flamingos in aruba

*Before skipping to how you can see the flamingos in Aruba, please read: There are many rumors online as to how the flamingos became residents in Aruba. Some even go into depths by saying the flamingos are mistreated, only brought over for tourism, and wings clipped so they can’t escape. I asked the

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September 10, 2019

30 countries before 30

As I sit down to write this, I’m staring into the face of my 30th birthday in less than eight hours. I just returned from visiting Egypt this week, which marked the 30th country I’ve ever visited. I honestly can’t believe I can say that! After all, I didn’t start traveling until my early 20’s. […]

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December 1, 2022

how to maintain a healthy gut

Have you ever felt like you struggle with balancing all the indulgences and stress on the body while staying healthy (and regular, if you catch my drift) while traveling? It’s no surprise that our gut health changes while on vacation. Suddenly, we’re in a new environment, open to different habits, trying new things, and tossing […]

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March 17, 2022


Browse By Countries – Africa –  – Asia –  Taiwan Thailand Laos Cambodia Philippines Vietnam  – The Caribbean –  Aruba Bahamas Puerto Rico  – Central America – Costa Rica Nicaragua   – Europe – belgium croatia england france germany greece ireland italy monaco netherlands spain switzerland  – Middle East – Turkey  – North America –  Canada […]

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February 18, 2020

new years resolutions

Hey MBT fam, can you believe it’s 2020 already? I could have sworn it was only a couple of months ago when I was ringing in the 2019 new year with some of my best friends in a San Francisco nightclub. But here we are, exactly one year later. Where has the time gone?! 2019 […]

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January 1, 2020

puerto rico itinerary

Overview The bitter, cold winter approached my city in Southern California. The days were growing shorter and shorter. I knew it was time to plan our next tropical vacation. Puerto Rico was a very wise choice for a number of reasons. One, it does not require a US passport to enter the country. Also, no […]

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December 29, 2019

Ever since I returned from my trip to Aruba last month, I’ve gotten so many questions about taking a solo trip abroad. I always answer with the same “it’s worth it” and “it did wonders for my mental health” but people still are so intrigued by the thought of hopping on a plane and landing […]

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October 22, 2019

This October marks one year I’ve been working as a travel nurse, and to be frank; I have no idea where the time has gone! In one year, I’ve worked a total of three travel contracts, lived in three different cities throughout California, traveled to six countries, and met

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October 13, 2019

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