Annie Shustrin Travel Articles

 
Independent Island Hopping
Independent Island Hopping The first thing that probably comes to mind when you imagine a vacation in the Caribbean is a white sand beach with warm turquoise water and swaying palm trees. The second thing is probably an all-inclusive resort with expensive yachts and retired expats. For independent travelers, the latter is mostly a deterrent for a beach vacation on a Caribbean island. With some small considerations and thoughtful planning, you can turn what you might think to be a standard Caribbean vacation into an adventurous taste of island life.
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Defining Change – Coming Home from a RTW Trip
Defining Change – Coming Home from a RTW Trip Adjusting to life after an around the world trip can be stressful, especially when you have high expectations about how your life should change. Annie Shustrin shares her struggle in returning from a year long honeymoon and finding her place in Brooklyn, New York.
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A Case for Car Camping in New Zealand
A Case for Car Camping in New Zealand Taking a road trip is the best way to explore the unique landscapes of New Zealand, as you’ll be up front with nature as well as free to create your own path. Annie Shustrin explains why renting a car and sleeping under the stars the best way to experience the quintessential New Zealand road trip
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6 Ways to Experience Nepal in Pokhara
6 Ways to Experience Nepal in Pokhara Though many travelers come through Nepal to visit the famous Himalayas or the temples of Kathmandu, there are many amazing things to do in the city of Pokhara beyond trekking and sightseeing. Annie Shustrin suggests six ideas to help you experience Nepal in a new way.
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