A First-Timer’s Visit to Glasgow & the Scottish Highlands

I'm really not surprised that I loved every minute of my time in Scotland. After my charming visit to Edinburgh, I was excited to see what this first-timer's visit to Glasgow and the Highlands had in store. I think what surprised me the most is how easy it is to see so much of the country. [...]

Exploring Edinburgh, Scotland in 48 hours

Scotland has been on my bucket list for as long as I could remember. And no, it's not just because I've seen all the Harry Potter movies approximately 15 times each. (Though it might have recently moved closer to the top of the said list because of a certain male lead in Outlander.) Exploring [...]

My Hotel Viking stay (Plus Winterfest!)

It had been quite some time since my last visit to Newport, Rhode Island so when Hotel Viking reached out to me, I jumped at the chance. Recently named the top hotel of 2018 by U.S. News & World Report, Hotel Viking offers 208 rooms and 10 suites, boasts an incredible location and is one of the [...]

How to spend a weekend in Healdsburg, CA

As one of northern California's worst kept secrets, Healdsburg, CA toes the line between quaint farm town and the hub of wine country. From the bustling city square with countless tasting rooms to the sprawling vine-covered countryside just outside of town, Healdsburg has something for every [...]

My Paris apartment stay

Deciding on a trip to Paris is easy. Deciding on where to stay and where to eat is a whole other story. Since I've always longed to live in Paris, I usually stay in an apartment. During my last trip to Paris, I stayed in a charming flat in Montmartre. There's nothing quite like waking up, [...]

Three road trip hacks

People often ask how I’m able to travel so often. The truth is: I just make it a priority. It’s that simple. There are a lot of things you can do to make it work: budget, eat out less, travel offseason and, if you have a full-time job, take advantage of long weekends. (Seriously, there are [...]

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