DC Local Guides · Uncategorized · Washington DC

What to Do on a Rainy Day in D.C.

We have had one rainy year in D.C.! It’s not unusual to have several days—or even a couple of weeks!—of rain all in a row in the summer and during hurricane season, but it’s been raining quite a bit more often than usual this year. For the life of me, I could have sworn I… Continue reading What to Do on a Rainy Day in D.C.

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10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand: the Adventure Capital of the World! The city did not earn this reputation for no reason. If you’re up for an adventure or a fun time, check out these 10 things to do in Queenstown! 10. Take in a Sunrise I have seen sunrises all over the world (thanks in no small… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

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Emirates Economy Class Review

You’ve probably seen Jennifer Aniston raving about Emirates Airlines, and with good reason! They did not get to be one of the top rated airlines so many years in a row for nothing. But most of what I’ve seen online about Emirates is about their Business and First classes. Since Steve and I recently had… Continue reading Emirates Economy Class Review

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New Zealand Winter Packing for Men

No one loves to pack… especially not my sweet husband! But that actually works out well because if I can do his packing for him, I can also blog about it! You may have already seen my ladies’ packing list for this trip, so here is the list for the gentlemen! On the Plane Since… Continue reading New Zealand Winter Packing for Men

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Solo Travel: Boston

Thinking of taking the solo travel leap? Boston is a great solo travel city! Here is your ultimate guide to making the most of your solo trip. Why Boston? For the History! And also, it’s very easy to get around because the T is easy to use, and it’s a very walkable city. Whether you… Continue reading Solo Travel: Boston

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21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

Are you considering solo travel, maybe for the first time? It can be intimidating, particularly for women. But fear not! You totally got this. I am a firm believer that any place you go can be safe, but some places are generally safer than others if you’re just starting out and testing the solo travel… Continue reading 21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

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2 Days in Christchurch

I’ll be completely honest (as usual): we did not have a great first impression of Christchurch, New Zealand. The 2010 and especially 2011 earthquakes destroyed 90% of Christchurch’s buildings. Ninety percent. That is an almost unimaginable amount of ruin. But all these years later, they are rebuilding at an alarming rate! As visitors who didn’t… Continue reading 2 Days in Christchurch

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Ultimate Guide to Boston’s Freedom Trail

If you’re heading to Boston, odds are the Freedom Trail is (and should be!) on your list of things to do. You could easily spend all day, and I do suggest it! Plan for at least two hours to walk and see all the sites, and more like 5 or 6 hours if you want… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Boston’s Freedom Trail

New Zealand · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat on New Zealand’s South Island

What does a Kiwi eat? We found out on our recent trip to New Zealand’s epically beautiful South Island! Between the lamb, the lattes, and the Pavlova, I’m here to show you only the best! Breakfast A Kiwi breakfast is strikingly (though not shockingly) like a traditional British breakfast! Though it often also included an… Continue reading What to Eat on New Zealand’s South Island

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1 Day in Sydney, Australia

Whether you’re there on a long layover, tack on an extra day to a business trip, or you’re just passing through before exploring the rest of the Australian continent, Sydney is a perfect place to spend a day. You can see and do so many iconic things in a short time here because its all… Continue reading 1 Day in Sydney, Australia