5 Cultures You Can Afford to Experience

Everyone has something that truly gets them excited. For me, it is traveling the world. There is nothing better than going on an adventure and feeling as though I have stepped outside of my comfort zone. I enjoy everything from the people I meet to tasting the food from other cultures. I was fortunate enough…

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#CityStorySaturday: New York

If I’m being honest, I’m a long-term relationship type of gal. Relationships with restaurants, ice cream brands, bras, I’m in it for the long haul. Cities though, usually, you’ve got to wow me to make me come back for more. This city is one place I have visited time and time again, and never have…

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Touristing Istanbul During Ankara Turkey Bombing

Peace for the world. Peace for those affected during the Turkey bombing. We were unlucky while traveling to Istanbul. One of the deadliest terror bombings in the country took place while we were there. There was a significant difference in the tone in Istanbul before and then after the Turkey bombing, and it was a totally different experience…

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#CityStorySaturday: Murrells Inlet

Everyone has a favorite place, right? A place that isn’t quite your home, but in a perfect world it would be. A place where you wish you could pick up everyone you love and move them there so you could all be together. This town does all of that for me. It doesn’t get much better…

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Kalkan, Turkey: The Un-Glamorous House Sit (Pt. 2)

So, if you’ve been following the blog at all, I try my best not to only give the good side of traveling, because I feel there’s lots of one-sided travel blogs out there, and that’s not real. Without further ado … The Un-Glamorous And now for the the un-glamorous part of Kalkan, Turkey — mainly, the…

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Kalkan, Turkey: The Glamorous (Pt. 1)

Why Turkey?! Welllllll, I had such good luck for finding babysitting jobs on care.com when I lived in Boulder, so I figured I could probably find a few house-sitting jobs internationally utilizing similar online resources, those being mindmyhouse.com and trustedhousesitters.com. The first gig I landed just so happened to be in Turkey. I thought, why not? I…

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#CityStorySaturday: Philadelphia

I am not sure why it took me 22 years to visit this city, but man was it worth the wait! Keep in mind, I am very partial because a lot of people I really love live right outside of this city, in South Jersey. Not to be confused with North Jersey. Anyway, although my opinion is…

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These are a Few of My Favorite Things (To Do in Salzburg)

I’m going to skip the intro, and just cut to the chase. If you’re going to Salzburg, here are the best things that you want to do. In order: 1. Take a Rick Steves / Slick Rick Audio Tour Might I suggest one of the best things to do once you get to any new city?!…

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#CityStorySaturday: Indianapolis

So since this is our first post in this series, I wanted to start with a little introduction: My experience traveling outside of the U.S. is pretty limited, a trip to Mexico and the Bahamas pretty much sums it up. However, my experiences traveling throughout the United States are pretty extensive. Well, I guess that…

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Crazy Screaming Woman and Syrian Refugees Sighting During Transport

Salzburg is my favorite city we’ve visited so far (wonder how many times I’m going to say that …). Kinda reminds me a bit of Boulder in a way. It’s a cute little city surrounded by green hills and tall mountains. But before I get into all the mushy gushy wanderlust talk, the transport from Prague…

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