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Day In The Life

Buenos días from Barcelona, friends! I’ve been getting so many emails, comments and messages these past few weeks from many of you, kindly been checking in on us with the situation here in Spain.  (Thank you. ♡)   So today I thought I would pop in today with a little...

Barclay and Ali Martin

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Hey friends ♡ I hope that this finds you well and warm today, wherever life may have you this January.  We have been snuggled up inside here in Barcelona this past week, while Storm Gloria has slowly been making its way across the country.  And while the weather outside...

Ali’s Guide To Istanbul

All of my best travel tips for where to eat, stay and visit in Istanbul, Turkey. Is Istanbul on your travel bucket list yet?  If not — ohhh friends — it needs to be. ♡ We booked our trip there this past fall on a whim, thanks to some...

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Ali’s Guide To Mexico City

All of my best tips for where to eat, visit and stay in Mexico City (CDMX). Everyone has their favorite places in the world to visit, and Mexico City is hands-down one of mine. I absolutely love this city. ♡♡♡ I love its eclectic, colorful, friendly vibe.  I love its...

Day In The Life

A photo journal of my day yesterday here in Barcelona. ♡  (This post includes affiliate links.) 6:45am: Too early!  Try as I may, I’ve never succeeded in turning into a natural morning person… 6:55am: …but this definitely helps. ♡  Iced pour-over, my absolute fave. 7:00am: Still at it with my early (online) Spanish...

Day In The Life

Hey friends! ♡ I thought I would try something new today and move my little “Day In The Life” series from Instagram over to the blog for a change.  I always love a good peek into someone else’s everyday life.  So for anyone interested, here’s a little snapshot — ha,...

Amalfi Coast Travel Guide

Ali’s Guide To The Amalfi Coast

A quick recap of our five days on the Amalfi Coast, including all of our best travel tips for where to eat, stay and visit. Somebody pinch me — how is this our life right now?! ♡ A few weeks ago, Barclay and I realized that we had one free weekend...

Stockholm

Ask Ali: Travel

As is clearly no secret by now, I absolutely love to travel. ♡ I love the fun and adventure and magic of it all.  I love how it gets me out of comfort zones I didn’t even know I had.  I love getting to meet new people from new places,...

Ask Ali: Entertaining

Hey guys!  I’m back with this month’s Q&A, and I’ve totally been looking forward to it because today we are chatting about one of my favorite things on earth… …entertaining. ♡ Now of course, I am by noooo means any kind of entertaining expert.  Martha Stewart would most certainly flip if she...

10 Things That Have Surprised Me About Marriage

10 Things That Have Surprised Me About Marriage

A year and a half ago, this handsome fox and I tied the knot. And, as everyone had promised, that magical day really was just the starting line for bigger adventures to come. It feels crazy, really, looking back on all that has happened in that short amount of time. ...

Lisbon Portugal

Ali’s Guide To Lisbon

All of our best travel tips for where to eat, stay and visit in Lisbon, Portugal. Well, I think this officially wins the award as the latest trip recap I’ve ever posted.  (My apologies to those of you who keep asking for our travel recs!)  But this week, I...

Ask Ali: Life Behind The Scenes

Ask Ali: Life Behind The Scenes

New series alert! When I asked in our reader survey last month what you would like to see on the blog in 2019, there was one request that you all kept writing in — more behind-the-scenes stuff.  Also more quick/easy/healthy dinner recipes, but hey, those were already on the agenda!...