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Liebster Award Nomination

Curious to know what exactly is Liebster Award? Well, the Liebster Award exists only on the internet and is given to new bloggers (< 500 subscribers) by other bloggers. “Liebster” is a German word that translates into sweetest. So being nominated is bound to make you feel all warm and…

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Havana, Cuba

   Now that travel is easier than ever to Cuba, I wanted to go before tourism floods in and changes the culture that seems as if everything is frozen in time. With a food shortage and an infrastructure that isn’t ready to handle all the people ready to explore the country,…

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Iceland

Tips for Visiting Iceland in the Winter

It’s not easy to find a ton of information on traveling to Iceland in the Winter, so in honor of my trip to “The Land of Fire and Ice” exactly one year ago, I decided to put together a list on my tips for a trip to Iceland during the…

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USA

Advanced Open Water Diver: Maui

In October I was lucky enough to have enough time to get my Advanced Open Water Diver certification in Lahaina on the island of Maui! I was out there for the week for a Structural Engineering convention with my dad and boyfriend, and since I didn’t have a car to…

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Baños, Ecuador

No, it does not mean “toilets” in this case, which is the most common reaction I get when I told someone I went to Baños (It means “baths”). Yes, I managed to visit the “Adventure Capital of South America” in one weekend. Yes, that was one of the most exhausting…

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Road Trip through the Southwest

There’s something about road trips, camping, and exploring the wilderness with your best friends that makes life just a little bit sweeter. This was my last hurrah in Southern California so we decided to head on a road trip through Arizona and Utah before leaving this stunning landscape behind. When…

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Oneonta Gorge

Heading to Portland? Love hiking? One of my favorite hikes in the area is the Oneonta Gorge; it’s a short out and back 1.5 mile hike that’s perfect to do in the summer! Not only do you get to experience the greenery and beauty of Oregon, but it’s unique in…

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Rio 2016 Olympics

For many, the Olympics is on people’s bucket lists but I’ve found that there is little information on how to get tickets or how the whole process works. You really have to plan ahead a little over a year in advanced to be able to snag tickets. The 2016 summer…

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Northern Vietnam

Vietnam was a different experience than any other Asian country I’ve been to – so much in tact culture, delicious food, and natural beauty. The first night was spent in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, and the nightlife was great. Going down the streets crowded with people, hundreds of motorbikes…

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Mysteries of China’s Yunnan Province

When most people think of China, they think of the Great Wall of Beijing or the hustle and bustle of Shanghai. Not many think of traveling to the green, mountainous region of the Yunnan Province in the south. Last time I was in China back in 2012 I visited the…

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