2018 Liebster Award Nomination + Q&A

I am so excited and honored to be nominated for the 2018 Liebster Award.  The Liebster Award is “an award for the bloggers, selected by the bloggers” and was founded by The Global Aussie seven years ago.  The Liebster Award’s goal is to create exposure and gain recognition for newer blogs.  It encourages bloggers to reach out […]

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My Viva Las Vegas Wedding: What It’s Actually Like to Get Married in Vegas

Two years ago, on November 26th, 2016, my husband and I decided to take the uncoventional route (as we so often do) and get married in Las Vegas, Nevada.  It was a spur of the moment decision made only three weeks prior.  After getting engaged along our Icelandic road-trip in June, and after dating for […]

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There’s Still Good in the World: Tales of Kindness

Tis’ the season to spread cheer and joy (as is every day we breathe and inhabit this world).  However, during the holiday, I find it vital to share some stories of hope and gratitude in contrast to all the stories of horror and despair the news relentlessly spews at us.  It’s crucial to give THANKS […]

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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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ATV Ride Among the Andes

Doug and I’s ATV tour around Sacred Valley in Cusco, Peru had as many ups and downs as the surrounding Andes Mountains.   It all began on our fifth day in Peru, a day after exploring Machu Picchu, when Doug and I decided we wanted to explore so much more of the Peruvian countryside’s beauty, […]

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The Time I Accidentally Ended Up in a Nudist Colony

My husband and I were amid our whirlwind road-trip ALL over Colorado, camping in Great Sand Dunes National Park, when one morning we decided to venture to some nearby hot springs.  I had never soaked in natural hot springs before this trip, especially in the middle of the mountain wilderness, so I was particularly stoked […]

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Best Day Ever in Voyageurs National Park

When you ask yourself, “What’s one of the best days I’ve had this year, or even in my life?”, you begin to reflect.  Upon reflection, certain days immediately come to mind with little to no effort.  I know, for me, there are about ten, unforgettable days that instantly pop into my mind from recent years. […]

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