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What to Know Before You Visit Pittsburgh

Heading to Pittsburgh soon? It’s no longer just a steel-gray city with rough winters. Pittsburgh has been experiencing a rebirth in recent years, and its enjoyed a major tourism boom to match it! So if the Steel City is on your list, here is a quick run-down of things to know before you go! Terminology… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Pittsburgh

Uncategorized · United States · World Foods

What to Eat in the USA

It’s an exceptionally special What I Ate Wednesday, everyone! American Thanksgiving is next Thursday, so this week, I’m giving you all the best food from my home country: the United States of America! It’s more than burgers and milkshakes, my friends. I hope you brought an appetite. Apple Pie: All Over America Have you heard… Continue reading What to Eat in the USA

Travel Lists · Uncategorized · United States

USA Bucket List

Everyone loves a list—oh, is that just me?! Grocery lists, to do lists, travel lists… No matter what kind of list, I love to check things off and feel that elated confidence that I accomplished something! If you’ve ever wanted to visit the USA (or if you live in the USA and need a little… Continue reading USA Bucket List

Uncategorized · Vermont

10 Reasons to Visit New England in Fall

There are few places more beautiful than New England in the fall. As a Summer Girl, I have to look for reasons to be excited for the fall season. What can possibly get me excited for an end of summer, shorter days, and cooler temps? My recent trip up to Vermont gave me a few… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit New England in Fall

Land · Uncategorized · United States

Guide to the Great American Road Trip

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! Last month Steve and I put a lot of miles on the car that we share. Steve drove 460 miles round-trip to visit his mom while I took a 600-mile round-trip road trip (as a passenger) with some girlfriends to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The next weekend, we forewent $1000+ plane tickets… Continue reading Guide to the Great American Road Trip

Uncategorized · United States

What to Know Before You Visit the USA

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I was recently brainstorming about what to write in the coming weeks when it hit me: I have no posts about what to expect as a visitor in the United States! It’s something I always try to research before I visit a new place, and I’ve been writing “What to Know… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit the USA

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How to Apply for Global Entry

Are you ready to revolutionize (and speed up) your travels? Global Entry is just the thing for you! What is Global Entry? How can you apply? All the answers are in this post just for you! What is Global Entry? Global Entry is a Trusted Traveler Program headed by the Customs and Border Patrol agency.… Continue reading How to Apply for Global Entry

Nevada · Uncategorized

How to Have Sinless Fun in Vegas

It’s Throwback Thursday! A while back my sweet husband whisked me off to Las Vegas for a weekend because I’d never been! I had a great time, even though I don’t gamble, smoke, drink, or do any other risqué things most people go to Vegas for! So if you find yourself in “Sin City” with… Continue reading How to Have Sinless Fun in Vegas

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What to Know Before You Visit O’ahu

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I don’t know about where you are, but where I am, it is cold outside! That also means I’m dreaming of beautiful Hawaii. I have a few friends planning trips to O’ahu this year, so I decided I need to create some “know before you go” material for this beautiful, historic, iconic… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit O’ahu

pennsylvania · Uncategorized

10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh

It’s Faraway Friday! This week, we’re not going too far–just over to Pittsburgh, where my sweet husband grew up. We go out there two to three times each year, but I realized I have very little on the blog about Pittsburgh! So to make up for that deficit, here are 10 things you should do… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh