It’s Summertime! Six Ways to Celebrate Summer

It's summer! Yesterday marked the official start of one of the best seasons: sunny skies, fireflies, lemonade, and beach days! While I definitely prefer fall and cooler weather, there's something about summer that gets everyone excited and in a great mood—which I love! Here are some of my favorite activities to do in the summer:... Continue Reading →

Wanderlust: 20 Places I Want to See

This past year, I have made it a goal of mine to travel as much as I can—to take advantage of opportunities that allow me to see the world. The first time I flew on a plane, I was 18 years old traveling to Orlando for a journalism conference. I remember I was shaking in... Continue Reading →

Reflection: Themes for 2018

Hi all! We are halfway through the new year, and I thought it might be fun to check in and see where I am so far with my "themes" for 2018. Back in January, I shared my two themes for 2018: Perform and Travel. I noticed that these were two lifestyles that I wanted to... Continue Reading →

Check-In to Airbnb

Here is a guest blog post by my husband, Ian, about our experience with Airbnb! We have now used Airbnb for two trips which officially qualifies us to have an opinion. We have received many questions about this service. While we were a bit hesitant at first and were still hesitant after just an OK,... Continue Reading →

Ireland | Cliffs of Moher

Today is our last day in Ireland and what better way to close out an amazing trip than a trip to the Cliffs of Moher! This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and we couldn't recommend it more to everyone. It's a must-see. The cliffs are magnificent; it is a truly magical place. We found ourselves speechless... Continue Reading →

Ring of Beara | Healy Pass

On Friday, March 15, we hopped in the car and drove around the Ring of Beara. The Ring of Beara or Beara Peninsula has two mountain ranges: the Caha Mountains and the Slieve Miskish Mountains. We explored the County Kerry side and took the Healy Pass which was cut during the Great Famine as a... Continue Reading →

Kenmare | Killarney National Park

The past three days have been a whirlwind of driving and exploration—I am just finding time to sit down and write again. Today, we arrived in Fanore, a small village in County Clare on the west coast of Ireland. After a long drive and dinner at a nearby pub, we are back in our Airbnb... Continue Reading →

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