It is said the best things in life are no longer material products, but rather experiences, as they are not only printed on your passport, but they also fill your soul with everlasting stories to share.

Kelly is a flight attendant by profession, although her passion for travel goes beyond airplanes and terminals. She has a profound desire to explore every small detail of the places she visits alongside her fiance. With more than 30 countries under her belt, she shares reviews, tips, and guides relating to every travel experience on her blog. You can admire her stunning snapshots that permeate her Instagram profile, TheAwkwardTourist, which narrates her day-to-day travel, fun, and inspiring moments.

We could not miss the opportunity to obtain her best travel tips during her visit to Casa Velas. From what to pack, to deciding the best time of year to travel or which apps are fundamental for any escape, Kelly denotes the importance of searching for information.

Wherever you travel, always remember to do some research on its traditions, weather, typical dishes, and the places that are a must. This is the first step to an incredible experience.

What other tips would you consider adding to TheAwkwardTourist’s list?