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The Ultimate Weekend in Charleston, South Carolina

“Will you do something for me, please? Just picture your life for me 30 years from now, 40 years from now. What’s it look like?” – The Notebook Charleston, South Carolina had been on my list for quite some time now. Rated as one of the top cities in the world and by Travel and […]

Reduce your plastic usage to be more sustainable at home and on vacation

12 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Usage on Vacation and at Home

“Our oceans should be full of water, not plastic” While #plasticfreeJuly may be over, I hope we all can continue to find ways to reduce our plastic consumption all year long! I’ve rounded up 12 ways you can reduce your plastic usage both on your next vacation and at home. As someone who loves exploring […]

7 Memorable Bucket List Road Trips in the USA

Are we there yet?? Are we back to normal? Not quite.. Are we about to embrace the heck out of the great american road trip lifestyle this year, you bet! As we continue to navigate the new normal, many of us are eager to get back on the road and simply get out of the […]

Local Adventures with Briggs and Riley

As many travelers begin to venture out post quarantine, many are starting with local adventures within driving distance of their home base. I recently partnered with Briggs & Riley to share some of my favorite local adventures and good eats in Austin, Texas. You can check out the full blog on their website! I had […]

8 Tips to Maximize Your Vacation Days

“Don’t live to work, Work to live“ Do you feel restricted by your day job working 40+ hours a week, with limited vacation days, and the pressure to not take time off? Do you have a bucket list with more places than time to take them? If this previous statement applies to you, keep reading […]

15 Top Travel Essentials

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy a plane ticket which is basically the same thing” Personally, I don’t believe buying material things can buy you happiness, but I do find the following products make traveling a more enjoyable experience. I recommend investing in a fewer high quality products that will last you longer […]

The Ultimate Weekend in New Orleans featuring Jazzfest

“We have nothing to lose and a world to see” – unknown Somehow I made it through college without going to the famous New Orleans until a few weeks ago. I ventured over to the Jazz filled city for Cinco de Mayo with two amazing friends. This was a fun and much needed weekend getaway […]

Let’s Treat Every Day like Earth Day

“Every day is Earth Day” My hippie heart loves taking care of, celebrating and exploring this insanely beautiful planet. From Pinterest to Instagram, you’ve probably seen some crazy landscapes and you can bet most of those are on my endless travel bucket list. Sadly, many of these places are being worn down by us humans… […]

10 Healthy Travel Friendly Snacks

“You gotta nourish in order to flourish” Traveling can often lead to consuming extra calories from eating out, enjoying extra sugary drinks, and a few “treat yourself” moments. While it can be easy to add a few extra pounds on vacation or while traveling for work, a little planning or a quick trip to a […]

5 Instagram Worthy Locations in Washington D.C.

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met” There are countless museums and iconic tourist locations throughout the capital that I highly recommend. Here are a few photos and locations to inspire you to visit the Capital of the United States, Washington D.C. Bonus – all of these Instagram […]

The Importance of Knowing your WHY

“When they WHY is clear, the HOW is easy” With the growing pressure to keep up with the Joneses and post our “best lives” on social media, the reason WHY we do certain things in our life unfortunately gets a little fuzzy. We have all found ourselves doing things or buying things that don’t bring […]

Make the Most of your Weekdays: Cincinnati, Ohio

“Work, Travel, Save, Repeat” Another day, another dollar is what they say, right? Whether you travel for work or not and you are fortunate to have some free time to explore, I urge you to make the most of it! Even if time is limited, I find myself sacrificing a little bit of sleep to […]

The Ultimate Weekend in Washington D.C.

“One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.” – Thomas Jefferson Spring has sprung and that means flowers across the globe are about to be in peak bloom! In the spring of 2018, I flew up to Washington D.C. to visit a friend in hopes of also seeing the famous cherry blossoms are […]