Category: Travel

Where To Eat In Austin

When people ask what we did while living in Austin for the month of February, the first thing that comes to mind is simple: We ate. More accurately, we ate and ate and ate. In our 28 days there, the two of us food bloggers somehow managed to visit 40+ restaurants and...

10 Safety Tips For Traveling Solo

Greetings from Florence!  I have a few extra minutes between stops around town this morning, so I thought I’d pop in with a little post today about traveling. Specifically, tips on traveling alone.  ♡ This is especially dedicated to all of you single people out there, whom I highly encourage to...

10 Amazing People I Met In El Salvador

Wow.  It has been a month since I’ve returned home from my trip to El Salvador with Unbound, but the dear people I met are still on my mind often. I think of my sponsored friend, Josefa, in the morning when I drink my morning coffee from the matching...

10 Reasons To Attend The True/False Film Fest

For years, I’ve heard rumors about the  True/False Film Festival in Columbia, Missouri. Rumors that it’s hands-down the best curated documentary film festival around.  Rumors of epic parades.  Rumors of smart and quirky and hilarious events galore.  Rumors of a college town and even some of the most unexpected...

10 Tips For Sundance Film Festival Attendees

For those of you who missed it, I had the chance to travel to Park City last month with Sarah to cover the Sundance Film Festival.  And we had a blast! We soaked in the beauty of Utah, met all sorts of great people, ate some (mostly) great food, and...

AFI Festival 2013 + “Lone Survivor” Premiere

What to do when your friend texts late at night with news that: a) she just scored super-hard-to-get tickets to an AFI Festival Hollywood film premiere (just seven days away) b) and that said film is a true story about an inspiring, courageous team of Navy SEALs c) and that...

Europe 2012: London (Part Two)

We have reached the end! After 3.5 weeks abroad in Europe, our final destination was a quick day back in London before flying home.  Of the six group members remaining, I was one of two who had spent five days in the city prior to leaving for Oxford and...

Europe 2012: Oxford

After Sara’s wedding in Shrewsbury, we made our way to Oxford.  At this point, we still had all 8 of us in the group, although Nathan and Kerry left a day early to make it back to the States for New Year’s Eve.  But as you will see, those...

Europe 2012: Shrewsbury

Next up on our England adventure was the event that inspired the trip — our friend Sara’s wedding in Shrewsbury! We all knew that the wedding was going to be a total highlight of our trip.  But I think none of us had any idea how much we would...

Europe 2012: London

Next up on the European adventure was, in the words of Joey from Friends — “London, baby!!!” And better than that, after traveling solo for the past 11 days, I was SO excited that arriving in London meant finally being reunited with my friends!!! For anyone who missed my original Europe...

Europe 2012: Barcelona

Ok, three weeks later, I’m finally getting my pictures up from the second half of my trip.  Better late than never! Barcelona was a total highlight of my trip.  My 3 days there were pretty much 100% spontaneous, due to pretty much zero advanced planning.  But I seemed to luck...

Europe 2012: Marseilles/Provence

For our last full day with the Costa Pacifica, we were all elated to spend some time in France.  Our ship docked in the port of Marseilles, but then I hopped on a bus with some friends for the “A Day In The Heart Of Provence” excursion. We first visited...