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The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip: Eugene to Portland and Columbia River Gorge (with Map!)

The Ultimate Oregon Coast Road Trip: Eugene to Portland and Columbia River Gorge (with Map!)

Waterfalls, lighthouses, and sea lions, oh my! Here’s the ultimate drive itinerary to see the best of the Oregon coast.

How Learning a Language Can Enhance Your Travel Experience

How Learning a Language Can Enhance Your Travel Experience

I’ve said many times that it’s the people that make a place and I’ve had many instances abroad where I wish I could’ve communicated better. Have you considered learning a language?

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Havasupai Falls from Scoring Permits to Things You Never Thought to Ask (Plus, Detailed Packing List)

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Havasupai Falls from Scoring Permits to Things You Never Thought to Ask (Plus, Detailed Packing List)

Sequestered below the rim of the Grand Canyon, the magical land of Supai looks like a cross between Narnia, Avatar, and Jurassic Park that few are privileged enough to see. Home to the Havasupai Tribe, or the “People of the […]

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

7 Hiking Tips for Beginners: How to Get Started Loving the Outdoors (from a Reformed City Girl)

Want to get started hiking? Anyone can do it. Follow my tips for success on the trail from a city girl converted.

Goa-head and Be Inspired: 7 Beautiful Places to Visit in India

Goa-head and Be Inspired: 7 Beautiful Places to Visit in India

With so many beautiful places in India, planning a trip can be a daunting task. Whether you seek the rich culture of Rajasthan, the glorious beaches of Goa, or a spiritual pilgrimage in the mountains, here’s where to inspire your trip.

48 Hours in Lawrence: Everything to Sip, Savor and See in Kansas’s College Town

48 Hours in Lawrence: Everything to Sip, Savor and See in Kansas’s College Town

Lawrence, is one of the most recognizable cities in Kansas, if for nothing else than the University’s storied sports legacy. But beyond the campus and rowdy bar scene, the city has a whole host of other attractions to entice visitors.

The Little Apple with a Big Bite - 9 Things You Need to Do in the "Other" Manhattan

The Little Apple with a Big Bite – 9 Things You Need to Do in the “Other” Manhattan

Nicknamed Manhappiness or Manhappenin’ by locals, Manhattan, Kansas is a fun stop on your way to Wichita, Topeka, or Kansas City. Here’s how to take a bite out of the Little Apple.

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

The Backcountry Guide to Point Reyes (and How to Look Cute Exploring)

Point Reyes is one of San Francisco’s best-kept secrets. Enjoy hiking, water sports, and seafood miles from city life.

The Prettiest Cities in Italy

The Prettiest Cities in Italy

There are very few places in the world that make it onto more bucket lists than Italy. Both architecturally stunning with landscapes that’ll leave you breathless, from the rugged mountains to the craggy coast, Italy is charming and magical in every sense of the word.

Door County is the Midwest’s Best-Kept Secret

Door County is the Midwest’s Best-Kept Secret

A 70-mile peninsula comprised of over a dozen lake and bay towns, Door County is the kind of place where benches and Adirondacks line the shores just calling for you to slow down, take a seat, and watch the waves.