Travel

My Top Travel To-Do’s in Any City

My Top Travel To-Do’s in Any City

Time and time again, I find myself repeating the same types of activities whenever I travel to a different city. Whether it’s tasting the local food at…

One-Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

One-Day Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

I can hardly believe it took me nearly my whole life of living in SoCal to make it out to Joshua Tree. Only last year I got…

Valley of Fire State Park Day Trip

Valley of Fire State Park Day Trip

This state park is as cool (or flaming) as its name. Just a little over an hour away from the Strip, the Valley of Fire State Park…

Death Valley National Park Day Trip Itinerary!

Death Valley National Park Day Trip Itinerary!

If you are attempting to visit the must-sees in Death Valley NP in a single winter day, then there are 4 main sites to hit. I came…

My First Bike Camping Trip!

My First Bike Camping Trip!

This Thanksgiving holiday, Erik and I decided to travel back to Santa Barbara, where we went on our very first trip together 2 years ago. This time…

Tips for International Travel

Tips for International Travel

No matter where in the world you’re traveling to, the rules for international travel might not always be so straightforward. At the request of a good friend,…

Pastimes in Paris

Pastimes in Paris

I love Paris. I love the cafes, the cobblestone streets, the bakeries, the architecture, the language. I don’t love the second-hand smoke, the tourists (even though I…

Getting Lost En Route to Giverny

Getting Lost En Route to Giverny

The last time I visited France, I stayed in Paris for 9 days and didn’t take any day trips except to Versailles. What a mistake! I had…

An Amazing Day Trip to Annecy, France

An Amazing Day Trip to Annecy, France

If someone were to ask me what was my favorite part of my France trip, visiting Annecy tops the list. There are many day trips you could…

Life in Lyon

Life in Lyon

Lyon is one of the lesser-known cities in France, but has a reputation for being the country’s gastronomic capital. Lyon is also a university city, so the…

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