Renting an AirBnB In Paris: My Experience

renting an apartment in paris on airbnb

During my stay in Paris, I wanted to stay in an AirBnB-- the idea sounded so amazing-- walking down to the boulangerie every morning for fresh baked baguettes, looking out the window to the famous Parisian architecture and walking home from late night dinners...a total dream. While, the AirBnB I stayed at was incredible (and I highly recommend it!) ... READ MORE

Day Tripping: Verona, Italy

Castelvecchio in Verona Italy

From our B&B in Bologna, we decided to take a day trip to the beautiful town of Verona. I was worried that it'd be a touristy spot filled with Romeo + Juliet gimmicks, but what I discovered was so much more as it quickly became one of my favorite Italian cities. If you're looking for a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with breathtaking ... READ MORE

Day Tripping: Bruges, Belgium

A canal in Bruges, Belgium

During my trip to Paris, I decided to take a bus tour through Bruges, Belgium. Along with a few other canal cities in Europe, it's often referred to as "The Venice of the North" and needless to say, it did not disappoint. We took-off from Paris on a double decker tour bus operated through Viator. We chose to go through a tour company because ... READ MORE

My First Hostel Experience (+ Tips for Yours!)

Tips for Your First Hotel Experience

The first leg of my backpacking trip included a short stint in Barcelona. Barcelona was a city of dreams (it ended up being one of my favorites despite my traveling there mostly because it was one of the less expensive cities to fly into, but more on that will be in my Barcelona recap) I had hoped to save a bit of money by staying in a hostel and ... READ MORE

12 Hours in Miami


On my way to Europe this past summer, I had a 12-hour layover in Miami. Eager to get out of the airport + explore, I made sure to use-up every minute I had of exploration time and I'm already itching to go back and adventure around the ocean-side city. I've put together a list of some places I was able to visit during my short stay + a few ... READ MORE

Backpacking Checklist {Free Printable!}

Backpacking Checklist

Hi, loves! Now that I've been back for 3 months (holy cow??) I figured it's about time I start sharing more about my 28-day backpacking trip around Europe that I took this summer. As you can imagine, packing for a trip of this length can be stressful. Factor in the added craziness of being on-the-go every few days and (if you're like ... READ MORE

Rocky Point: Staying at the Bella Sirena

margaritas in mexico

Hi, all! For those of you that follow me on Facebook and Instagram, you already know that I had the chance to visit Rocky Point, Mexico this past Spring and it was incredible. It was a weekend spent with good people, good food, good drinks + relaxing vibes. I was given the opportunity to stay at the Bella Sirena Resort thanks to Seaside ... READ MORE

Tonto Natural Bridge

Getting to Tonto Natural Bridge

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that G recently had knee surgery after over a year of having problems-- this meant no couple hiking! That means that after a year of wanting to rip each other's eye balls out being stuck inside, when we finally were able to venture to Tonto Natural Bridge for G's first hike back a couple of weeks ... READ MORE

Seven Falls Hike: Tucson, AZ


Well, Arizonian's, it's that time of the year now where we all want to break out our hiking shoes and return to one of the reasons why we love this state oh so much, the fact that we get to hike and partake in outdoor activities (really, all year) starting right  Note to every other state (besides California): Please don't hate us, ... READ MORE