A Night Out in Golden Gai

A Night Out in Golden Gai

Golden Gai is a tiny little area in downtown Tokyo near the Shinjuku metro station. When the rest of Tokyo was being built up after the war this neighborhood of six alleyways decided to remain the same, making a sort a time warp of an area. The area is known for its nightlife and mainly it’s teeny tiny little bar…

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2019 Travel Plans

2019 Travel Plans

It’s a new year! I hope yours is off to a great start! I’ve had the gears in my brain turning about where I want to go this year, and I’ve got a couple of ideas. But first I just want to say I’m pretty stoked to have gone to three out of the five destinations from last years list!…

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New Year's in the National Parks

New Year’s in the National Parks

Can you believe that is practically New Year’s?!? It feels like 2018 has just flown by! If you are looking for a fun a unique way to ring in the new year, ditch the heels and sparkly dress and head out into the wilderness. A couple years ago I spent New Years weekend enjoying nature in two of California’s amazing…

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My Favorite Winter Travel Beauty Products

My Favorite Winter Travel Beauty Products

It’s December and that means there is probably some holiday travel or a ski trip in your future, I know I’ve got both on the horizon. So I wanted to share a few of my favorite beauty products that I’ll be packing in my toiletry bag. After a long flight or car ride having a few specific things in my…

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A Hipster's Guide to Amsterdam

A Hipster’s Guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities in the world. It’s got everything a hipster like me needs, awesome cafes, good restaurants, amazing cityscapes (for instagram backgrounds obviously), and all kinds of fun and quirky things to do, plus you can bike everywhere! Eat Kantjil & Tijger: Some of the best Indonesian food I’ve had outside of Indonesia! This place…

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Packing for Fall in Europe

Packing for Fall in Europe

Fall in Europe might be the perfect time of year, the summer crowds have gone home, the weather is still nice, and you begin to see the changing of seasons. Depending on where you are the weather can still be quiet summer-like in the south or a bit cooler as you move north. Today’s packing list plans for both warm…

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Honest Review: Vueling Airlines

Honest Review: Vueling Airlines

Vueling is a Spanish budget airline that flies around Spain and throughout most of Europe. They are popular for their reasonable prices and short flights around the continent. I’ve flown with Vueling a number of times now and for the most part it has been smooth sailing, however I did run into some issues the last time I flew with…

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Ljubljana Beer Tour

Ljubljana Beer Tour

Like any good hipster I love craft beer, and getting to try local beers wherever we travel is one of my favorite things. Ljubljana, Slovenia has become a hotspot for craft beer in the last few years with breweries and beer bars opening up all over the city. For a long time Slovenia had two pretty standard European pale lagers…

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How to vote while abroad

How To Vote While Abroad

Photo by Parker Johnson on Unsplash Our midterm elections are coming up here in the United States on November 6th, and it is so important for everyone to vote even if you are living or traveling abroad. We were living in Thailand during the 2016 presidential election and you better believe I figured out how to make sure we could…

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California Highway 395 Road Trip

California Highway 395 Road Trip

When you think of the typical California road trip you probably get visions of rolling hills along the 101 or dramatic coastline heading up highway 1. But if you are looking for a very different and unique view of California I’d suggest taking highway 395 the length of the state. Highway 395 runs along the eastern side of the Sierra…

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