Category: Destinations

Destinations, Norway, Travel, Travel Tips

Ten Tips for Saving Money in Norway

Here’s something we didn’t know before planning our Scandinavian adventure during the summer of 2015: Norway is absurdly expensive. All three of the countries we visited on that trip (Norway, Sweden, and Denmark)¬†were expensive, but Norway took the cake. This article from that same year, cited Norway as having the second highest cost of living. …

Destinations, Georgia, Travel, USA

A Visit to the New Home of the Atlanta Braves

A few weeks ago we visited my family in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Before our visit, we looked for events happening over the weekend, and discovered the Atlanta Braves would be playing the Colorado Rockies. Michael had never been to a baseball game before, and my family had not been to the new SunTrust Park …

Kansas, Missouri, Packing Lists, Travel, Travel Tips, USA

Traveling Light: Kansas City Packing List

Over the Labor Day weekend we visited Kansas City, Missouri (you can read about what we did over the weekend here, here, and here) and had a blast! Today I’m going to share what I packed and wore each day. You’ll note this looks similar to my Nashville list, and will probably look similar to …

Destinations, Food, Massachusetts, Restaurants, Travel, USA

Tea at the Boston Public Library

We spent the July 4th weekend in Boston, Massachusetts (how patriotic of us!) wandering the cobblestone streets to celebrate Michael’s (belated) 30th birthday. I love the tradition of afternoon tea, and how could we not have our own Boston Tea Party while in the city? Several locations in the city serve afternoon tea, but after …

Destinations, Packing Lists, Tennessee, Travel, Travel Tips, USA

Traveling Light: Nashville, Tennessee Packing List

Last week I shared what we did on our overnight trip to Nashville, Tennessee. In today’s post, I’ll share what I packed for the trip. We will often share a carry on when we pack for an overnight trip, but as we planned to do a little shopping in Nashville, we each brought our own …

Destinations, Tennessee, Travel, USA

36 Hours in Nashville, Tennessee

Saturday we celebrated the fact that it’s been nine years since Michael awkwardly asked me if I wanted to be his girlfriend and I said, “I guess that sounds alright.” (Kidding. He wasn’t that awkward about it). In the weeks leading up to our anniversary weekend, we began looking for flights. As I’ve mentioned before, …

Destinations, Italy, Travel

Hiking the Cinque Terre, Part Two: Vernazza to Corniglia

In Monday’s post, I shared our experiences hiking from Monterosso to Vernazza in Italy’s Cinque Terre, and today we pick up on the second day of hiking: between Vernazza and Corniglia. We actually started our hike in our “hometown” for the night, Manarola. We hiked around the marina toward the restaurant Nessun Dorma (which translates …