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Beach, Please: Why Corpus Christi Should Be Your Next Gulf Coast Getaway

Beach, Please: Why Corpus Christi Should Be Your Next Gulf Coast Getaway

Content Produced in Partnership with Visit Corpus Christi Very rarely do work trips feel like a vacation, but Corpus Christi straddled the line in the best way possible. With fishing their biggest draw, people come here to not to forget […]

Uncover the Best of Texas on a Scavenger Hunt Through Baytown

Uncover the Best of Texas on a Scavenger Hunt Through Baytown

Content Produced in Partnership with Visit Baytown I often joke that Texas feels like another country (hey, it used to be, who remembers that?) and as such they do things a little differently out there. Therefore, it should come as […]

What Can’t You Do (or Eat) in Spokane?

What Can’t You Do (or Eat) in Spokane?

Content Produced in Partnership with Visit Spokane Spokane is one of those cities you don’t hear a lot about. In fact, you could say it’s unspoken, really. But as Washington’s second largest city (after Seattle), it’s one of those places […]

8 Unmissable Photo Ops in Arizona (Plus Insider Tips for Shooting and Visiting!)

8 Unmissable Photo Ops in Arizona (Plus Insider Tips for Shooting and Visiting!)

While most people think of the desert as barren flatland or dusty sand as far as the eye can see, that’s hardly an accurate picture. You may not know it, but Northern Arizona used to be completely volcanic, which actually […]

Southeast Texas...A Northerner's First (and Unabashedly Raw) Take

Southeast Texas…A Northerner’s First (and Unabashedly Raw) Take

For anyone born outside of Texas, Texas comes with a lot of stereotypes and to be honest, is the butt of many jokes. Unless you’re from the there, it’s hard to truly understand their intense “Texas Forever” pride (despite being […]

Take a Trip to the Real Life Wisteria Lane in The Woodlands, Texas

Take a Trip to the Real Life Wisteria Lane in The Woodlands, Texas

Content Produced in Partnership with Visit the Woodlands A masterfully planned community broken down into meticulously designed subdivisions, the Woodlands is a 28,000-acre Pleasantville about 20 minutes north of Houston. It reminded me a lot of the suburban utopia where […]

Mackinac Island – Nature with a Slice of Nostalgia

Mackinac Island – Nature with a Slice of Nostalgia

Content Produced in Partnership with Mackinac Island Tourism Board Mackinac (pronounced Mackinaw) Island is a place unlike anywhere else on Earth, and somewhere you’d never expect to find in this day and age in America. An island trapped in time […]

How to Hit Every Possible Instagram Hotspot in NYC in 48 Hours (With Interactive Map!)

How to Hit Every Possible Instagram Hotspot in NYC in 48 Hours (With Interactive Map!)

I frequently joke that I plan my life around feeding time. In New York, I really did. Some call it the Big Apple. To me, it’s a big, gluttonous smorgasbord. A place of insane overindulgence where everything from your wildest […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Traveling in Thailand

The Dos and Don’ts of Traveling in Thailand

Thailand is undeniably one of the most popular places to visit (and one of my favorite countries!). Despite its long-standing history as a travel hotspot, it remains one of the world’s most wondrous destinations. With that being said, there are […]

The Most Epic, Offbeat Adventures You Never Knew You Could Have in America

The Most Epic, Offbeat Adventures You Never Knew You Could Have in America

If you’ve ever Googled adventure activities in the USA, you usually come up with the same lame list of hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, etc. Not that these outdoor activities aren’t fun or bucket list worthy, but you can do them […]