Lifestyle

5 Books You Need to Read in 2018

I narrowed my books down to these choices because you can learn something valuable from each of them.  Whether it be how to see another cultures perspective, how to embrace a minimalistic yet rewarding life, or just sparking a sense of adventure.  I made it a goal for the new year to not only read …

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Lifestyle

Happy New Year 2018!

My 2017 Travel Destinations: Cancun, Mexico Joshua Tree, California Carnival Cruise to Ensenada, Mexico Lived near Laguna Beach, California Santa Cruz, California Big Sur, California San Francisco, California Shasta Forest, California Portland, Oregon Vancouver, BC Glacier, Yoho, Kootenay, Banff, Jasper, & Waterton Lakes National Parks, British Columbia Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Yosemite National Parks, …

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California

Travel Diary: Downtown Los Angeles, California

I have lived about an hour away from Los Angeles for my whole life.  When I used to consider new travel destinations, I overlooked the extensive list of things to do in my own backyard! Andrew and I decided to make the best out of our only day off to celebrate our two year anniversary …

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Europe

Winter Destination Inspiration: Prague, Czech Republic

When I first studied abroad here in 2014, I had no idea that impact that this city would have on me.  Although it is not the first country you think to visit during a European getaway, it should be.  Prague is full of old charm, fascinating history, and incredible arts and culture.  From exploring the …

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California Lifestyle

The December Update

I can’t believe we are coming to the end of 2017. The winter seasons has always been my favorite because of the joyful vibes of the holiday season, the cozy weather that calls for hot chocolate & tea, and the way these months especially seem to bring everyone together.  Although we don’t get the winter …

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Canada

The Ultimate Guide to Vancouver, Canada

Our experience in Vancouver was definitely an unforgettable one.  Even in such a big city, it was easy to find place of serene escape from the craziness. It was also easy to find something to do, from riding bikes through Stanley Park to having a picnic at English Bay Beach.  This city is also something …

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Canada USA

An Epic USA & Canada Road Trip Itinerary

I didn’t know what I was searching for when Andrew and I decided to quit our jobs and embark on a month and a half long road trip, but I do now what I found.  A new sense of freedom in taking charge of getting rid of the things that brought me down and filling …

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USA

Fall Destination Inspiration: Portland, Oregon

If you are looking for some destination inspiration for your fall travels, look no further than Portland, Oregon.  This beautiful city is not only full of color, but it is extremely eco-friendly and conscious about the environment.  Portland has endless opportunities to explore the outdoors with rose gardens, witches castles, and plenty of waterfalls to …

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USA

A Photographer’s Paradise: Grand Teton National Park

Prior to planning my trip to Yellowstone, I had never heard of its neighboring national park, Grand Teton.  After seeing a few Pinterest photos and guides, I was more than excited to visit both these incredible parks.  However, out of the two, Grand Teton offered more hikes and viewpoints that are perfect for getting incredible …

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Travel Tips

#vanlife: Finding the Perfect Camping Spot

Step #1: What Kind of Camper are You? The first step to picking a camping spot is determining what type of campground would suit you best.  For example, a first-time camper may have a lot of trouble camping in the backcountry campgrounds where there are no amenities. The Newbie: As a first-time camper, you might …

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