Traveling to Cuba as an American (Trump Era)

Old School pink 1960s car in front of the Cuban Capitol building in Havana ,Cuba.

I am a Florida girl and for the longest time it killed me that it felt like Cuba was at my fingertips, but I wasn’t allowed to go. 90 miles off the coast of Florida, less than an hour flight, and a past between our countries that seemed ages ago was holding back cultural exchange between the people of Cuba and the USA. When Obama lifted travel restrictions to Cuba, I rejoiced, but now with a tightening grip hold by Trump Era Regulations it looks like it is getting a lot harder. 

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Keep Austin Weird: Top 10 Ways to Get Weird in Austin

Sarah Fay in Austin Texas in front of mural of a Postcard from Austin Texas.

Get weird in Austin! Austin, Texas’s unofficial slogan is “Keep Austin Weird”.  A slogan coined by a local radio station legend, hippies and old-timers alike used this as a battle cry to fight commercialism and the rapid overdevelopment due to the soaring population from tech giants adopting Austin as a new home. 

Heading to Austin I was excited for a city that embraced the unconventional and defended its local businesses and quirks.

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New Orleans: A 3 Day Guide to Jazz, Food, and Tinder in the Big Easy

Jackson Square in New Orleans USA.

New Orleans 

New Orleans a city of jazz, mouthwatering food, and the nicest people that make you do a double take. The beauty of New Orleans is it is a city where almost anything goes. I have been three times throughout my life and every time the Big Easy surprises me with different experiences that blow my mind. 

I have gone as a teen, a booze crazed 21-year-old, and a more mature sober Sarah. This time around there was no booze as I traversed the city, by day and night. In fact, the past 6 months I have cut out alcohol out of my diet entirely, but that is an entirely different story. Seeing New Orleans through a fresh mindset and an open mind allowed me have a hell of a great time!

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Top Things to do in Tampa: A 3 Day Travel Guide

Tampa Bay Have a Nice Day! Street art in the Hyde Park Neighborhood. Sarah Fay and her friend from college Marylynne in front of the sign.

When people think of a holiday in Florida, Tampa Bay would not probably be the first thing to come to mind. However, Tampa Bay has an array of activities, restaurants, shopping, and amusement parks that will keep any traveler busy. 

Wondering what you must do in Tampa Bay when visiting? 

Look no further you have found a Floridian’s guide on what to do, where to eat, and the best things to do to get outdoors in Tampa Bay! 

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Mexico City: 21 Exciting Experiences Not to Miss

Sarah Fay at rooftop bar at Zocalo overlooking the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City

When I arrived to Mexico City other travelers and people back home in the states were interested into why I chose to go there. The city’s reputation as a dangerous, dirty, and overcrowded metropolis hardly may sound appealing to American, Canadian, and European tourists that prefer the turquoise waters of the Mexican Riviera. Many travelers may write it off altogether, but I believe they are missing out on one of the most culturally rich and historically significant cities in the world.

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