when life gives you pineapples... it's always a juicy adventure 

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April 29, 2018

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I did something I never imagined I could do. I quit a steady job, let go of my dream apartment, sold my car, cancelled my gym membership and said farewell to everyone and everything I knew. I am not one to make rash decisions. I am far from a dare devil. I hate the unknown and the concept of starting over is more terrifying than being a passenger on Malaysia Airlines. But when I looked at my life and thought about my regrets, not traveling was at the top of the list.

I can make a million excuses but at the end of...

February 2, 2018

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I think I died and went to Europe... 

I have lived in Los Angeles for nearly 10 years and I can't believe I've never been to this glorious island. 

The journey starts with Catalina Express. Trulo Tip! For an extra $15 you can upgrade to the Commodore's Lounge which is on the upper tier of the ferry, it includes a snack and a cocktail. AND if you tend to get sea sick (like yours truly) this lends to a very smooth ride. 

By the time you've finished your cocktail, you've arrived in Avalon. To be honest, I had zero expe...

June 15, 2017

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I just got back from a trip to Europe where I spent 24 hours in Vienna. The trick to having a successful experience if you have limited time, is the planning beforehand. I created the Trulo Community so that travelers would be able to find the best recommendations that are on their wavelength. If you aren't already, be sure to join the tribe

In case you find yourself in my boat, or airplane (whatever), here's a play by play of how our day went. As an added bonus, I also thought I would include a little budget breakdo...

April 20, 2017

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I'm an avid traveler and been to a decent amount of places in the world. A few years ago I took an entire year off to travel to all of my bucket list destinations. I started in South Africa and ended in the Amalfi Coast. Somewhere in between I saw the Cliffs of Moher, made clogs in the Netherlands, kayaked the Algarve, rode an elephant, swam with penguins, and had a traditional English breakfast in London. 

I returned back home thinking my travel bug has been officially cured. To my surprise, the little bugger just got...

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MEET DARINA VOLOSHINA

She is the Founder of the Trulo Travel Community on Facebook and creator of this blog. She's an avid traveler who loves to create content and inspire adventures. Join the tribe and say hello!