Hey new best friend, if you like to
  • travel the world
  • binge on pizza
  • take epic photos
  • laugh like a dork
  • inhale guacamole
  • drink cocktails
  • make dumb jokes
  • frolic in meadows
  • have a good time

then congratulations, you've made it to the right place!

Welcome to Happy to Wander – a travel blog and resource hub all about fun, food and beautiful places.

My name is Christina, and as you can probably tell, I’m obsessed with travelling.

From visiting Las Vegas as an infant to crossing two continents as a cruise ship photographer, my stubby legs have taken me to over 30 countries in our big beautiful world. Along the way, I’ve picked up my fair share of wisdom (and ridiculous stories), so I figured – why not share them?

The philosophy behind this blog is simple: at Happy to Wander, you can expect travel advice like you’d get from a friend – honest, funny and filled with anecdotes/misadventure. Forget robotic tips and soulless guides, I promise each post here will be packed with personality and most importantly, no-fluff advice to make your travel dreams come true.

When I’m not travelling, I’m usually found in a blanket burrito consuming Häagen-Dazs by the fistful. The truth is, I don’t see myself as one of those superhuman bloggers who are adventuring 24/7, looking runway-perfect while eating fruit under waterfalls. That’s just not me. Instead, my hope is to give you fun, relatable travel advice with a dash of awkward humour.

The way I travel is simple: I believe in having fun, eating great food and exploring crazy beautiful sights all around the world. I don’t believe in rotting at museums just because a guidebook said so, or breaking my back to find the hippest, most on-trend places to eat… I travel so I can feed my soul with adventure, even if it’s tiny things like people watching in an Italian piazza, or eating 10 gelatos in a day. If this sounds like you, I have a feeling we’ll get along just fine 😉

So what can you expect?

This is where you’ll go to fuel your wanderlusty dreams. From photo diaries and listicles to destination spotlights, I promise you’ll be feeling more in love with the world than ever.
This is where I’ll provide no BS tips, guides, itineraries and packing lists to help you plan the trip of your dreams.
This is where I’ll give the full, no-fluff scoop on what it takes to run a travel blog that you love and are proud of! Blogging completely changed my life, and I’m confident it could do the same for you.

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