January 28, 2016

  • Why Travel?

    personal, travel

    I think I have been extremely blessed to grow up in a family that puts travel in such high regard. I was already taken on family road trips to San Antonio to...

  • Beaches vs Cities

    travel, VS

    Ahh, Beaches vs Cities – the ultimate struggle. Lay out next to the blue water in Bali or tour the Empire State Building in New York City? Just in case...

  • 10 Ways to Look like a Local

    tips, travel

    In my few years of travel here and there, I have noticed one thing: tourists, although appreciated for revenue, can be generally annoying to locals. I experienced this first-hand one day when...

  • Hi, I’m Jewel

    personal

    Hello and welcome to Jewel Abroad – a travel blog about a college girl aspiring to do everything and go everywhere. With 2016 starting, I decided to take an alternative...