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Things I Wish I Knew Before Attending Oktoberfest

Things I Wish I Knew Before Attending Oktoberfest

I went to Oktoberfest for my dirty 30, and you better believe it was the best way possible to celebrate a milestone birthday (even for a gal who doesn’t like beer…shhh). But there was a lot I wish I’d known […]

The Dominican Republic is So Much More Than Punta Cana’s All-Inclusive Resorts

The Dominican Republic is So Much More Than Punta Cana’s All-Inclusive Resorts

Content Produced in Partnership with the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism If you me, you know lazy days at the beach are not my jam. I like to cram as many activities as possible into a vacation to feel like I […]

12 Must-Have Foodie Experiences in the Dominican Republic

12 Must-Have Foodie Experiences in the Dominican Republic

Content Produced in Partnership with the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism When you remember a good vacation, chances are you recall what you ate just as vividly as what you did. One meal truly can make or break a trip, and […]

Patagonia is Incredibly Hard to Plan, But Totally Worth It Once You Get There

Patagonia is Incredibly Hard to Plan, But Totally Worth It Once You Get There

Basically the edge of the Earth, Patagonia is a world unto itself. Rugged and untamed, it feels like a masterfully untapped paradise. Since it’s one of the last remaining slivers of raw nature, it feels like you’re going to the […]

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

If you’re considering doing a long distance trek, South America’s signature hikes should be at the top of your expedition bucket list. Machu Picchu and the O or W in Patagonia are amazing, multi-day journeys that are designed to change […]