Hi, I’m Nicole. #WavingEmoji

Welcome to Yale Wanders, a travel blog dedicated to sharing adventures near & abroad.


About Nicole

I’m a writer, blogger and digital consultant.

I’m also a half marathoner, cold brew fanatic and strong believer in the healing power of yin yoga. 

Recently, I decided to take a break from the ad world to collect passport stamps.

So far, I’ve seen 20% of the world. And with every place I visit, my understanding of the world deepens, and empathy for those existing alongside me grows.

My trip doesn’t have a return date per se, it’s more so dependent on when I find a marketing opportunity that genuinely excites me. Until then, I’m visiting places I’ve long dreamed of experiencing, and helping connect the world by teaching English.



About Yale Wanders 

At first, this blog started as a way for me to document my travels. As I kept writing and traveling though, I realized a gap in the travel blog market- the vast majority of bloggers aim to inspire through sharing beautifully edited photos and videos, or pithy captions. Very few provide the details, tools and advice needed to actually empower others to travel, or help plan a trip.

I believe in accessible travel- no one sponsors luxurious vacations for me and I’m beyond the age where I find sharing a hostel room with nine other people enjoyable. I’m always on the hunt for the best flight, Airbnb and activity deals.

You won’t find over edited photos or professionally produced videos here. No one pays for my trips, and like most of those with the ability to travel, I travel on a budget.

Here, you’ll find destination guides, weekend getaways, can’t-miss-experiences in cities around the world, and inspiration to explore the beautiful world we live in. And, most importantly, comprehensive content to help you plan a trip too.


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