Hi, I’m Becky Pokora.
Way back in 2007, I found myself running around Europe for the first time, checking off “bucket list” attractions and visiting museums I didn’t care about.
All because a guidebook told me to.
Somewhere between a statue of a naked boy peeing and the thirteenth cathedral of the trip, a lightbulb went off. All my life, I’ve learned better by doing rather than seeing. Hands-on experiences, personal discoveries, and uncovering cultures and connections leaves me with longer-lasting, meaningful memories.
When it comes to travel, I believe interactive experiences are the most memorable. Now, I try to incorporate sightDOING on every trip I take.
Throughout my adventures, I’ve embraced opportunities to kayak among icebergs, bake croissants, and experiment with cupping therapy. I’ve made new friends through homestays, karaoke nights, and return visits to places I love.
I’m Not All About Travel
When I’m not traveling, you’ll find me at home in Buffalo, NY with my husband Mike. I work full-time writing about travel rewards and credit cards at Forbes Advisor (it’s a dream job!) and carve out time to blog whenever I can.
I love cooking, hiking, and yoga, so you’ll find them woven into my free time. I also run when it’s nice out! Guilty pleasures include rainy day marathons of Top Chef and dinner out with my husband.
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This blog details my quest of interactive travel around the globe. I’m ready to get out and explore, and am looking forward to sharing tips and adventures with you!