Five Female Travel Bloggers You Need to Follow Right Now

Because I travel for a living, writing about the world can feel extremely daunting at times — being in a tube 24/7 can leave me feeling lethargic and lazy. TBH I think its the lack of oxygen traveling to my brain .. but thats neither here nor there. So when I’m needing some time off from creating the inspo myself, I turn to these amazing lady nomads for a travel brain pick me up! These gals are some of my most favorite travel creatives (in no particular order)  — all of their photos, videos and words just make you feel good. I honestly don’t know how they do it! Check out these powerhouses and get your next trip idea from their sites and Instagram feeds! xx Kye

  1. The Blonde Abroad – Kiersten  — She is everything I want to be — from her cool style to the way she travels. This girl has it all! Currently a South African resident, Kiersten adventures big and teaches you how to ball out too! Catch her adventures on her blog in the link above!
  2. Be My Travel Muse – Kristin — Another K name on the books, this girl has my entire heart and soul. I’ve been following her adventures since 2014 — Kristin is one of my many inspirations behind my solo trip for South East Asia. Amazing information for women who are just beginning their solo travel career!
  3. My Life’s A Travel Movie – Alyssa — I first became obsessed with this fellow Florida native about a year ago through her Instagram account. She posts the best insta-stories daily and has been on some pretty dope adventures. If you’re looking for a crazy cool traveler that is pretty real about their experience Alyssa is your girl!
  4. Helene in Between – Helene — She is the cutest German-Texan I ever did see. She started her blog after an injury left her in bed for a few months. She later realized her passion for traveling and took off from there! Helene has the best tips on how to build media kits and gain followers. AND she always replies to comments on her instagram story! Sooo I give her a plus 10!
  5. Courtney Scott – Courtney Scott totally gives me life and is always on the move. I am in love with her Instagram feed and all of the beautiful short films she produces. If you want to catch something gorgeous that makes you feel pretty from the inside out, make sure you pop on over to her page. Her editing skills are all I aspire to create. Not to mention the fact that her everyday Instagram stories are totally hilarious. Yuh I gotta girl crush and I don’t care who knows it!

 

Ohmyitskye Goes to Chile

Happy Weekend! It is about time that I drop another video on you .. y’all ready? If you weren’t already itching to travel this one should do the trick! I grabbed my pal Lex and went to Chile last April to visit Santiago, San Pedro de Atacama and Valparaiso, all thanks to a badass deal on TravelPirates!

So v quick back story on my Chile trip — I came in from working an overnight flight and stumbled upon an error fare with Copa Airlines — who by the way are amazing to fly on –talk about throwing it back old school they had meals on meals on meals. I’m telling you they even fed me for my puny three hour flight down to Panama!

Back to the story, so I had been wanting to make the trek down to Argentina, but when I saw the numbers I couldn’t resist, so I jumped ship and purchased my fat round trip ticket for a whopping total of $190 dollars from DC to Santiago. WHAAAAT. Like how awesome?

When I began to start researching Chile and which direction to go because we were limited on time and because it is like the longest skinniest country ever, I realized how much this South American treasure had to offer. You can literally do anything there. You can get caught in a desert storm or go glacier hiking – eat seafood by the coast or stuff your face with the best steak and potatoes you’ve ever had — dive right into the heart of a city or choose a place that is a little more desolate. Like you can seriously do ANYTHING!

Pick your adventure and your direction and you are bound to have an incredible time!

So fast forward a few months after I purchased my ticket I mentioned to a few pals to keep their eye on Chile .. I predicted it would be the number one spot to travel to in 2018 .. dun dun dun dun! Low and behold! My trusty sources at Lonely Planet released their top countries to visit in 2018 and guess who made the number one spot .. You guessed it people. Mother – Freaking – CHILE! You can peep that list RIGHT HERE! Go. Pack your things and go.

Side note — this is my fourth year in a row predicting the number travel destination for the following year .. I think I may be on to something. Maybe i’ll set out my predictions for 2019 around April!

ANYHOOOO check out my video below! And if you havent already, make sure you like and subscribe to my Ohmyitskye YouTube Channel and stay tuned for more fun things happening all throughout this year!

xx Kye

Can A Travel Blogger/Professional Become Tired of Traveling?

It’s complicated. You know.

I feel like I have been in a relationship with travel for a very long time.. and though I haven’t stopped moving in the last year.. In fact, I think I have traveled the most consistently this year.. I think my relationship status with wanderlust has currently changed.

**I’m about to load you up with photos!**

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Vibin’ on Venice Beach

Life as a flight attendant definitely has it perks. Living on the road 98% of the time comes with a lot of quirks and you begin to live as full-time nomad. While most people become regulars at their favorite local restaurants or bars, I’ve become a regular at several places, they just happen to able all over the country.

In LA there is a quaint greek spot by my hotel and my favorite noodle bar down the street. New York has a sweet spot that serves the freshest dim sum in the heart of Flushing. I have my coffee place in San Diego and the fresh peanut butter stand from the Saturday market. The perfectly spiced kabab from my Lebanese treasure in Detroit. Our shuttle drivers  greet me with their warm smiles and tell me ‘it’s been too long.’  The den in Boston is stock piled for the crews that come by, equipped with la-z-boys and books just to make you feel at home. And how can I forget the bartenders in Baltimore that still remember you drink order even if it has been a few of weeks.

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How can I explain all the beautiful that comes from being a regular in a situation that isn’t the most regular. All of the familiar faces and places are what make this job the best and unique career on the planet.

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So when you finish work on Friday night and head out to meet your friends, I do the same. It just happens to be somewhere else. A few weeks ago we took our after work outing to Venice Beach for some Poke and carnival food. I’ll take the California sunshine all day — plus it keeps my hair perfect! Check out my latest video for some Cali INSPO or if you need a travel pick me up. When I have really long layovers I call them my f-acations (Fake Vacation) — because I get to play in new places — working seriously feels like a dream sometimes!

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This life is my favorite life. Let me know if you have any questions or would like to add to my post!
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Happy traveling all!!
xx Kye

**Flight Attendant Gone Wild**

It’s Monday morning and all of a sudden you want to be a Flight Attendant — Well first things first subscribe to my email list below to receive my exclusive article on ‘Three Simple Steps to Become a Flight Attendant’ immediately — for your reading pleasure!

Next up on the agenda — Yes I did crawl into a bin to take a picture. Yes it was hilarious watching me shimmy myself up into that damn thing. Yes the plane was empty. No I did not injure myself on the way down. Yes I have photos. So here you go!

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**Disclaimer – please do not try this on your next flight. It will make for a very unhappy flight crew haha!**

We arrived a little bit earlier than expected so we had about twenty minutes of down time and decided to have a little photo shoot! I never expected to get such great feedback from this photo — it was a silly, fun twenty minutes between flights that turned into a ton of hysterical photos. We were cracking up the entire time.

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xx Kye

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Abbreviate Hike to the Hollywood Sign

Hello Internet!

Quick update on me — Between my job and free time I have been traveling nonstop for the last few months. However I’ve manage to collect a few videos and photos along the way to share with you! The next couple weeks I’ll be featuring Central and Southern California! What to do, how to get there and so on and so forth!

So enough back story lets jump into that good — good. A couple of months ago we decided to rent a car on one of our trips and take a stroll up to the Sign of the Stars.

**I call this a stroll only because yours truly is not the most athletic one in the room — an abbreviated hike is probably the best way to describe what went down here **

**Peep the video for exact street names**

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Boston in 15 Hours or Less!

A light-hearted post for your Tuesday. I went to Boston over the weekend for less than fifteen hours. It was 26 degrees and I haven’t made you a video in a while. If you only have a couple of hours in Boston and don’t want to:

A. Be super bored.. B. Stay in the airport or.. C. Eat McDonald’s – here is your quick guide to Boston in 45 seconds.

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30 Seconds in Portland

Hi!

Portland. I was there. Not for long, but I was there. How do you do Portland in in less than 20 hours? Well this is how I did it.

10pm – Go to a brewery, we arrived pretty late so we popped into a pub for some grub and a drank.

1am?? – Go to sleep? Prepare for next day.

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9am – For my new internet friends please note that I am not an early riser. If I was though, I would have snuck away to check out Forest Park, it is supposed to be incredible. But since I am a zombie, until I have a fat coffee that is precisely what I did. So 9am..Have coffee (not from Starbucks) ask the barista what you should do for the day and then find yourself a cute delicatessen for breakfast. Latkes for errbody.

10am – Go to Powell’s Bookstore and go get a book! That place is like nine stories tall and an entire block long. I can guarantee they probably have what you are looking for.

11am – Go thrifting.. duh. It’s Portland.

12pm – Sit in a square; or in a park or something that is outside and nature friendly and surrounded by people. There are a ton. Pioneer Courthouse Square, O’Bryant Square, Chapman Square. Just to name a few. Click here for a full list. This would be a good time to start reading your new book.

1pm – Talk to a hippie trying to save the children on your way to find lunch. (This will take at least 20 minutes, but it is kind of crucial for the Portland experience that this happens.. so just do it.)

1:25pm – Go find lunch.. more specifically go find lunch at Food Truck Corner.. Do I need to explain why or do we understand each other? Here is the address.

2pm – Savor the misty weather of this yummy Northwest city. Enjoy your lunch. Walk back to your hotel and pack.

This is how you do a Portland overnight in less than 20 hours. What did I miss? How do you do Portland in less than a day?

Happy Friday friends.

xx Kye

Go to Colombia!

As you all know, I took time to travel through part of the great country of Colombia this past weekend. So I made you a video.. I know I was supposed to bring you a video on Friday, but I didn’t.. so here it is now. I hope you enjoy! Can’t wait to tell you more about my trip later this week!

Until then, see you in Portland!

xx Kye

Florida Keys Livin’

Good Morning Friday! As you know Fridays are for videos, and this specific Friday is for videos of the Florida Keys! YAY. The fam-bam and I take an annual trip to Key Largo every summers-end. This summer our trip was almost canceled because of the lovely Harmine the Hurricane. Alas she skipped right over us! I’m trying to get better at this video thing, so bare with me for the time being!

However, if you do find my videos semi-barable, make sure you subscribe to my YouTube Channel to get all the current videos before anyone else!

Happy Friday! xx Kye