Iceland Travel Guide: itinerary, FAQ, prices and more!

Iceland Travel Guide: itinerary, FAQ, prices and more!

About  2  years ago I traveled to Iceland, one of the most beautiful countries in the world, to celebrate my birthday! The challenge? To explore it as much as possible in just 3 days! Yes, since I only had that amount of time available for the trip, and Reykjavik was less than 6 hours (by […]

Top 10 best things to do in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was one of the coolest stops in my one-month-long trip to Asia. I only spent two days there (click HERE to watch the highlights of my trip on my Youtube channel) and I could’ve stayed at least three more to make the most out of every corner. On today’s post, I’ll share some […]

The perfect weekend getaway from NYC:  2 day itinerary to Columbus, Ohio

What to do in Columbus, Ohio? I’ve got you! We just came back from another perfect weekend with the family in Columbus, Ohio, one of my favorite cities in the US. The flight is less than 2 hours long from NYC (ours was about 75 minutes!) and I love that in Columbus there is something […]

12 things to do and places to visit in Alaska

In 2016, I had the pleasure of exploring the dream destination of many fellow travelers, Alaska. And as soon as I arrived, I understood why: it’s absolutely gorgeous! From glaciers and national parks to mountains and a diverse wildlife, Alaska certainly exceeded my expectations. And since my mom and I recently visited the state again, […]

How to plan a trip to Japan: our expenses, itinerary, accommodations, FAQ and more!

Writing this post makes me feel a mix of bittersweetness, joy, and gratitude! Bittersweetness because, although going to Japan had always been my dream trip, I adapted so quickly to the culture I couldn’t help but feel my heart ache as I got on the plane headed back to NYC, wishing I could stay longer. […]


Are you looking for a fresh destination outside of the NYC clichés? Then you’ll love today’s post, in which we’ll talk about Sleepy Hollow, a small town in Hudson Valley that I love to visit, and some other cool places for you to check out while you’re in the area. For those who don’t know, […]

My Europe itinerary – 8 countries in 18 days!

Yes,  I’m that person who wants to see the most of  anew place in the least amount of time. And that’s okay, I don’t feel like I’m  missing out on anything and with planning I was able to see all I wanted. I also enjoy longer trips, especially when I’m really on vacation (did I […]

WHAT TO DO IN ZAGREB – 1 day itinerary

Croatia is definitely one of the most popular places to visit in Europe, especially in the summer, the beaches and scenic views are breathtaking! But it always bothered me why people didn’t talk about Zagreb enough. So I decided to go visit and see for myself what the capital of Croatia is all about. And […]

13 Things To Do in Doha – Qatar – The Ultimate travel Guide

I almost had to pinch myself but I’m writing this post from my QSuite, flying back to New York City on board of the A310 with Qatar Airways after two amazing days exploring Doha. I know I went a little crazy and there are probably at least two or three highlights on my instagram but there […]

7 reasons to stay in hostels!

I believe that at some point in the past decade I was bitten by a wanderlust bug and traveling became the top 1 thing on my daily list of things to do. After traveling the 50 states, I decided to go back to some of them and…explore some more! But yes, I know how much money goes […]


I love New York, but I can always use a quick getaway to escape the craziness and fast pace of the city to disconnect and recharge for the coming week. And how lucky am I to have done just that in the largest casino resort in North America? YES! I was invited to experience Foxwoods […]

16 Things to do and see in Seattle!

Wondering what are the best things to do in Seattle? So this post is for you! If you follow me on instagram (@marthasachser), you know I recently came back from the west coast and was able to visit some awesome places. Among them, Seattle, which is one of my favorite cities in the US. Mainly […]

My itinerary for 10-15 days in beautiful California!

Hey guys! If you follow me on instagram (@marthasachser e @the50statesgirl) you might know that I’m finally came back from my amazing trip to the San Francisco area. Yes, San Francisco again! I’ve been to California ten times but this one was extra special, sicne I took Ryu with me!  So I decided to share with you […]

Monterey: Where to Stay and what to do!

Monterey is one of my favorite places California! A trip to San Francisco is not complete without driving south towards Big Sur and spending at least one afternoon in this beautiful town. This time I wanted to show Ryu the best of Monterey, so I decided to stay for the night and we booked a room at the beautiful Portola Hotel & Spa, one […]

Our days in Phuket: where we stayed and what we did!

Choosing the right location is key to make your trip to Thailand more memorable. And I’m soo so glad we chose it right! We stayed at Proud Phuket, this beautiful and super affordable hotel with the most friendly and welcoming staff. I seriously wanted to cancel all my plans for Phuket and spend all my […]

Mill Valley: My favorite things to do and places to visit!

Can we talk about Mill Valley today? Yes! If you follow my adventures on instagram you may know that I recently came back from California and after catching up with work and unpacking, it was time to think about the great experiences I had to share with you on the blog before I start forgetting things. You […]

My favorite things to do in Monterey (California!)

If there is a place in the world that I love unconditionally, this place is California!  I couldn’t  resist and today’s post is a throwback to one of my last days in Cali in 2015 (!!!), driving back to San Francisco, which is only 2 and a half  hours away. We passed by Monterey again […]