Yes. I Have a Thrill Ride Bucket List.

I just realized I haven’t been on a roller coaster in 3 ½ years. Three and a half years. Guys. This is completely unacceptable! As one who will take on the tallest, fastest anything, I’m having major thrill ride withdrawals. Funny, though, I hated roller coasters from the age of eight to eighteen. Funnier still …

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My 9 Must-Pack Travel Essentials

No one likes packing for a trip. (Right??) It has to be the least enjoyable part of traveling. And packing procrastination? That’s a very real problem. But waiting till the last minute also increases the risk that you’ll forget something. I am actually NOT a procrastinator when it comes to packing, but that doesn’t mean …

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5 Ways to Beat Those Post-Travel Blues

It’s inevitable. You spend weeks – sometimes months – anticipating a trip. Planning, dreaming, wishing for time to move faster. And then, it’s here. Departure day. Bags packed, you embark on your adventure by plane, train, or automobile. But then, time during the trip just. will. not. slow. down. Far too prematurely, the journey ends …

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Sólo en Barcelona: Día Tres

Several weeks before my trip to Barcelona, I sought recommendations from a well-traveled friend who’d recently traveled there himself. As we sipped our Starbucks, he began by telling me what he regretted not doing. And the number one thing was the monastery at Montserrat. Hearing the words mountain and cable car… I was sold. PRE-TRIP …

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Sólo en Barcelona: Día Dos

If you’re just tuning in, this post will make a LOT more sense if you read about my first day in Barcelona first. But, if you’re ready for Day 2, read on! With a full day ahead, I woke up at 8 am and was out the door by 9. (But first, selfies in this so very Spanish …

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