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My European Bucket List Part II

Back in January, I posted a mini European Bucket List when I realized that I did have some must-visit destinations in the continent that usually sits at the bottom of my wanderlust list. I loved the discussion that ensued in the comments and all the ideas you guys gave me — clearly, I’m in the minority in not paying much attention to the countries across the pond! In the past six months,... read more

My European Bucket List

Recently, I was having the usual “getting to know you” conversation with another traveler – where we were going, where we’d been, etc. He asked if I’d seen much of Europe. I kind of curled my nose and said “No, not much….” before going on to rattle off a list that surprised even me: Spain, Scotland, England, Greece, Turkey and Iceland. I guess I’ve seen more of that continent than I... read more

The Grandest Canyon

“Wow, Vegas for the weekend! Amazing!” This was the typical reaction I got when gushing to friends, family, and random strangers on the street about my planned girl’s getaway to The Cosmopolitan. But then I’d continue, “Actually, I’m staying on for a few days by myself in a hostel so I can do a day trip to The Grand Canyon!” This was usually met with silence.... read more