Peru, South America, Travel

24 Hours in Lima, Peru

Many coming to Peru find themselves in the capital city of Lima as a stopover city on the way to somewhere else--namely Cusco and Machu Picchu--but few see it as much more than that. I’ve been told by some that Lima isn’t worth seeing at all, and to spend as little time here as possible.… Continue reading 24 Hours in Lima, Peru

Peru, South America, Travel

Hiking Peru’s Rainbow Mountain

Vinicunca, better known to English speakers as Rainbow Mountain, is a beautiful multicolored mountain that gets its patterns from the variance of sediment deposits that have built up over the years. Rainbow Mountain is located high up in the Andes of Peru, 5,200 meters (17,000 feet) above sea level. The colors of this gem make… Continue reading Hiking Peru’s Rainbow Mountain

Australia, Fashion, Lifestyle, Travel

Top 10 Australia Instagram Spots

Okay, let me start off by saying I am FULLY aware I  haven't even scratched the surface of this beautiful country. From vibrant, iconic cities and tall mountains to stunning beaches and cascading waterfalls, Australia has something for everyone. And don’t even get me started on their cute, unique animals (quokkas, anyone?)! I am dying… Continue reading Top 10 Australia Instagram Spots

New York, North America, Travel, USA

How to Spend 24 Hour in New York City

The Big Apple, the first United States capital (okay, for about a year, but still) and the most densely populated city in the country. I’ll start out by saying that if you can spend more than a day in New York City, you definitely should. But if you’re like us and only have 24 hours… Continue reading How to Spend 24 Hour in New York City

Hawaii, Lifestyle, North America, Travel, USA

10 Tips for Driving Maui’s Road to Hana

No trip to Maui is complete without embarking on the iconic drive along the Road to Hana. Boasting 59 bridges and 620 curves in just 42 miles, the Hana Highway is a precarious drive that is not for the fainthearted. I’m lucky that my husband is an excellent driver and didn’t bat an eye at… Continue reading 10 Tips for Driving Maui’s Road to Hana

North America, Travel, USA

Hotel Review: Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Most of you know that I tend to travel at 100 miles an hour, jumping from place to place and cramming as much into my travels as possible. So when the opportunity came up for me and my husband to actually relax for a weekend and enjoy each other’s company for our one-year wedding anniversary… Continue reading Hotel Review: Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Hawaii, Lifestyle, North America, Travel, USA

2.5 Days on the Big Island of Hawai’i

If you live in California, what do you do with a long weekend? Go to Hawai’i, of course! Jokes, most people in California don’t do this, either. But they should!! We found cheap direct flights to the Big Island from Los Angeles, and we figured, why not? If you keep saying you won’t go somewhere… Continue reading 2.5 Days on the Big Island of Hawai’i

Africa, Morocco, Sahara Desert, Travel

3 Day Sahara Desert Tour

When you think of Morocco, it’s likely that two things will come to mind: the bustling souks of Marrakech, and the vastness of the red Sahara Desert. (Okay, maybe you also think about the blue pearl, aka Chefchaouen. But we didn’t make it there this trip so that sadly won’t be covered on here…yet!) Back… Continue reading 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour

Africa, Marrakech, Morocco, Travel

2 Days in Marrakech

At long last, we’ve made it to the continent of Africa!! Marrakech has LONG been on my travel bucket list, and I’m so grateful that my hubby and I were able to make it here over American Thanksgiving. <3 Pro tip for my fellow Americans: International travel during our Thanksgiving domestic holiday is MUCH cheaper… Continue reading 2 Days in Marrakech

Europe, France, Lifestyle, Paris, Travel

3 Days in Paris

At long last, finally a blog post about my favorite landlocked city in the world!  (Yes, I know that’s oddly specific.) We went to Paris as the last stop in our 2-week whirlwind honeymoon of 12 cities, eight flights and six ferries.  What better place to end a honeymoon than in the city of love?… Continue reading 3 Days in Paris