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2 In New York City

13 Helpful Things To Know Before You Visit New York City

They say one of the easiest ways to spot a tourist in New York is when someone stops to look up at the skyline. I’m guessing this is because New York is fast-paced and residents are always on the move, so there is no time to admire the skyscrapers. I’m not one to get too obsessed over blending in or making sure I don’t look like a tourist (after all – I usually AM a tourist!), but I do think…

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0 In Miscellaneous

Weekend Wanderlust + The London Itinerary is LIVE!

Happy Weekend! Roll out the red carpet, turn on the Beatles, pour yourself a spot of tea: The Traveling Chic London Itinerary is LIVE! I put a lot of energy and all of my LOVE for London into this guide andΒ I couldn’t be more excited to have this resource available for you on the website! I think you’ll find it incredibly useful if you are planning a trip to London soon. You can purchase the 30+ page Itinerary HERE, but…

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1 In Italy/ Travel

Where to Stay in Florence – Hotels for Every Budget

Florence is a much smaller city than Rome or Paris, but it still welcomes over 10 million tourists each year! As you can imagine, there are a lot of hotel options in this city and I’m here to help narrow the options down for you! During the summer months many of the hotels sell out quickly, so I didn’t narrow the list too much to make sure you have available options when looking. As a general disclaimer, I haven’t stayed…

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1 In Travel Tips

How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip

I feel like your sense of adventure always kicks in when the weather warms up and I think road trips are the perfect answer! Mike and I have taken a variety of road trips over the last 10 years. From moving from Minnesota to Rhode Island, from Rhode Island to Florida, a 2-week tour of the South of France, and a week road-trip through Alaska, we’ve learned a few things about getting ready to hit the road. Whether you’re headed…

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1 In What to Pack

What to Pack – Beach Getaway

Hello! Allow me to introduce myself… Kidding! But seriously, sorry for the disappearance act. Life and work got a little busy over the last few months and my little space on the internet took a back seat. But I have to say, finishing this post felt really good and I’m glad to be back! Confession – I started this post around Spring Break time, so I thought about deleting it. BUT I figured that a lot of you take summer…

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5 In What to Pack

What to Pack for a Weekend at the Lake

No matter where you live in the US going to the lake during the summer is something we all have in common. Most of us know of a place where the paved roads end, the trees get taller, and the world seems to get a little quieter. I mentioned a couples weeks ago that I was heading up to a cabin in Northern Minnesota with some old friends. It was the perfect escape and provided some much needed time to…

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9 In Greece/ Travel/ Travel Guide

The Perfect Itinerary for Mykonos, Greece

The next stop on our tour of the Greek Isles was Mykonos. The party island. After spending a few serene days on Santorini, it took a little while to get into the groove of the island. But once we did we found all kinds of things to fall in love with.We arrived at our hotel and immediately set out to get lost in town. Literally.Β The streets are a complicated maze that were designed to confuse pirates (and tourists alike).After a…

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