Never Bored in Amsterdam: My Favorite Things to Do

Amsterdam was never on my bucket list but when my husband mentioned going there, of course I was on board (I never say no to traveling anywhere).  Being the nature lover that I am, it’s typical for me to get more excited for travels geared towards the natural world.  Therefore, as excited as I was for […]

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Why Winging-It Beats a Fully Planned Itinerary

My husband and I prefer to wing our trips in some way or another: sometimes we plan a few things we’d love to see and/or do but overall we play it day-by-day.  In this post, let me tell you why we’ve found that winging-it travel trumps fully planned travel.  This includes booking lodging, tours, excursions and activities […]

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Find Me Where the Wild Things Are: Yellowstone National Park

I stood, silently still, at the forest’s edge just a mere hundred feet away from the wolf’s illuminating eyes and shining black coat.  I peered into her soul, unafraid and invited.  We were connecting and nothing else mattered in that moment in time…. “I’ll be there for you…” ♫ – my alarm clock blasted the […]

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Time Well Spent in Rome, Italy: 3 Day Itinerary

After our stint in Barcelona, my husband and I spent three days wandering and exploring in Rome, Italy this past January.  I was utterly blessed to celebrate my big 3-0 birthday amid the eternal city.  Even though we had limited time, I still conquered all the must-sees and must-dos on my list while maintaining an […]

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Wild Women Wish List: All We Want for Christmas Is…

With much research, along with personal use and experience, these items make some of the BEST gifts for your wild woman.  Does the gal you’re shopping for love to adventure, explore the outdoors, travel the globe and live life free and wild?  If so, this list is a great place to start; ranging from all […]

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The 20 Most Surreal Destinations in the US West

The abounding beauty in the American west is quite staggering.  Everywhere you drive, you’re inundated with a jaw-dropping, breath-taking scene.  With all the allure, it’s difficult to choose what to explore and what to forgo.  I’m a huge advocate of “seeing it all”.  However, rarely is that feasible.  Thus, I’ve created a list of what […]

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How Raunchy is Amsterdam’s Red Light District, Really?

I’m certain many of you, like myself, are curious as to what Amsterdam’s Red Light District is all about: is it as raunchy as all the hype?  Is it worth visiting?  Is prostitution and weed actually legal?  After visiting and spending a few nights roaming the district, thru-in-thru, I can provide the answers you so […]

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