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Three Magical Things to Do in Southern California

The theme of my time in Southern California could be described singularly as magic. I went back to my old hometown for actual magic (or at least the movie version of it) and stumbled across a few real life bewitching spots along the way. First was Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch (24266 National Trails Hwy, Oro […]

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11 Things to Do In Death Valley

I Survived Death Valley – One woman’s harrowing tale of drinking copious amounts water and loving air conditioning

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A Day in Sin City

My bestie and I decided to spend some time off the beaten path in Las Vegas.

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Montreal: A Guide to Building a Snowman & Other Things to Do

My friends and I welcomed 2017 with a five day trip to Montreal. As a Seattleite, I’d spent a lot of time in Vancouver, but never on the other side of Canada. If you are a West Coaster, there are a few things you should know, namely that getting to that part of Canada takes […]

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Hometown Tourist Travel

Union Square, San Francisco – I’ll Stop Avoiding You

Anyone who lives in a major city has an area of town they would rather lick their boot than go near. For me, that’s the Union Square area. It is perpetually packed with tourists, walking too slow, five-across the sidewalk and it makes me want to tear my hair out. In fact, before a couple […]

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Chicago – Let’s Grab Another Round

Taking in the local, Chicago flavor, and a few tasty beverages a long the way.

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New Orleans: Tips for Travel in the Big Easy

In which I am a total tourist, go to Jazz Fest and have the time of my life.

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Louisville, I Think I Love You

Took a tour down the Bourbon Trail and discovered how adorable Louisville, Kentucky is along the way!

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4 Hours in Indianapolis – Lean In!

As I hinted in my 4th of July post, my friends and I took a road trip to Kentucky to enjoy the Bourbon Trail. The trip included a few days in Chicago for one friend’s birthday and a few hours in Indianapolis for another friend’s flight. With a weird lump of time in the city, […]

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Happy 4th!

I’m in Chicago/Indiana/Kentucky for the 4th and will eventually get around to a post on it soon. For now here’s a sneak peak photo. Happy 4th!