Solo But Not Alone: Going Abroad with FTLO Travel

After a year and a half of staying local and social distancing, I decided to make the leap (after getting fully vaccinated) to book a trip abroad. Due to complicated matters of travel requirements based on the country, I decided to book a mostly-inclusive, short trip to Costa Rica with For the Love Of (FTLO) […]

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My 2022 Travel Plans and Wish List

As the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, travel plans are always up in the air. But that doesn’t mean a girl can’t dream! I’m planning to spend more time embarking on domestic travel, visiting my home country, the United States, which is actually a country I haven’t spent much time exploring beyond the Eastern […]

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A Year in Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2021

It’s that time of year again for reflection of the past year and start looking forward to the year ahead. Even though this was the second year of the pandemic, there were more opportunities for travel and adventure, from vaccine availability to international borders reopening. I was lucky enough to do some more traveling this year than in 2020, mostly domestic adventures with one trip abroad. Here’s my list of my top 10 adventures of 2021, in no particular order!

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Travel Memoirs to Keep You Cozy This Winter

If you’re like me, you tend to hibernate in the wintertime and become more of an “armchair traveler”. And with COVID-19 and its variants still a prominent issue, it may be more of a challenge to getaway this winter. If you’re looking for a fun, travel-themed book to keep you cozy this winter, check out […]

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Tips for Visiting Harry Potter World at Universal Studios Orlando

Note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, travel can be tricky during these odd times. Please use your discretion when planning your own adventures. I have been wanting to visit Harry Potter World ever since it opened at Universal Studios back in 2010. My sister-in-law has also been wanting to visit and is a huge […]

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New Blog Alert! The Unlikely Athlete

Hello fellow blog community! It’s been a while since I’ve been traveling and focusing on the blog. But that’s because I’ve started focusing my energy on tackling my next adventure: major athletic achievements as a “less than average” athletic person! I completed my first half marathon about two weeks ago and I’m considering signing up […]

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“Pura Vida”: Highlights of Costa Rica

Note: I traveled to Costa Rica in July 2021, prior to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant. I know there are mixed opinions on whether it’s smart or safe to travel internationally, regardless of being vaccinate, so take this as you will. After a year and a half of staying […]

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A Weekend in Lake Placid, New York

The Adirondacks is a mountainous region located in upstate New York, north of Albany and Syracuse. And it’s basically a mountain-lovers’ paradise! While this region is quite large and impossible to explore in one weekend, we ended up having our sights on Lake Placid, home to the 1932 and 1980s Winter Olympics. It’s a 4.5 […]

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Maine Treasure Hunt “Level Two”: Find the Clues

My husband, Sean and I are on a quest to search for Dirigo Treasures, a real-life treasure hunt throughout the state of Maine! For those just joining my adventures, you can learn more about the rules of the scavenger hunt in my older post. While we’ve been going “out of order” by jumping around each […]

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My 2021 Travel Plans And Wish List

I usually don’t wait until April to share my hopeful travel plans and wish list. But in the age of the Coronavirus, it’s challenging to plan any adventures, local or abroad. But now that I’m finally in the process of getting the COVID-19 vaccine (I just received my first one and get my second one […]

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