Travel to Thailand this Valentine’s Day with Michelle of Maps & Muses

Meet Michelle,┬áthe owner of travel/style blog Maps & Muses. She has worked in the fashion industry for years but decided to quit the 9-6 life to live her dream and travel the world. Follow along on her fashionable adventures across the globe as she teaches you how to dress stylishly while you travel. This year…

Chrissy Baclagan-Lake Cuyamaca

5 Reasons to Visit Julian

Fall is nearing its end as the winter slowly marches in. If you’ve been following me on any of my most used social media platforms, primarily Instagram, you might know by now that I’m a little obsessed with going to Julian, especially during the winter. If I could describe the little mountain town in one…

Special Event Keys x The Chrissy Collective Giveaway

September Giveaway: Win 10 Custom Made Luggage Tags from Special Event Keys ($48 Value!)

As you may already know, I recently reviewed Special Event Keys amazing luggage tags, and now, you have the chance to get your very own as well!* The contest rules are relatively simple and you MUST do them to be qualified: Follow me (@thechrissycollective) on Instagram Follow Special Event Keys (@specialeventkey) on Instagram If you’ve…

Special event keys x the Chrissy collective collaboration

#TagEveryBag with Special Event Keys

Recently, I had the opportunity to collaborate with Special Event Keys. They are a company that specializes in creating custom tags for your travel needs or to commemorate special events and the important people in your life, just to name a few – the possibilities are endless! They even work with hotel card keys, too.…

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7 Things to Know Before Traveling to the Philippines

As you may know by now, I recently traveled to the Philippines to visit some family on my mother’s side. While it turned out to be an eventful one, the many islands while beautiful are culturally and religiously different than the one I’m accustomed to in the States. Here are 7 important things to consider…

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48 Hours in Tanay, Rizal, Philippines

As you may already know, it’s been an incredibly long time since I’ve traveled outside the United States. While the trip itself is more towards a family reunion on my mother’s side, I knew I did want to learn more about the culture, take in the landscapes, and observe the livelihoods of the people here…

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7 Travel Quotes to Spark Your Inner Nomad

With my upcoming trip coming soon, my mind’s been filled with wanderlust as of late. However, there were times when I would look up travel quotes to keep inspiring me as I explored the world around me. Regardless if you’re flying to another country or stay-cationing, here are my favorite 7 travel quotes that sparked…

Spruce Street suspension bridge

Facing My Fears at the Spruce Street Suspension Bridge

I recently watched one of my favorite television shows, and there was a quote that stuck with me: “Sometimes the only way to move forward is to revisit the things in your past that were holding you back. You have to deal with them head on, no matter how scary they may be. Because once…

Circa Suzy at the FWSD Spring Showcase

Behind the Scenes at the FWSD Spring Showcase

Fashion shows often look glamourous – and they really are – but that’s the result of careful planning, cooperation with everyone involved, and an excellent work ethic. Arriving at the Harrah’s Resort and Casino, each intern had their own sets of responsibilities from the get-go, each varying from one another from setting up booths to…