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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Bucket List Adventures to Take in Your 20’s

As I wrap up the last few days of my 20’s (I turn 30 tomorrow…eek!), I’ve been reflecting on my adventures in my 20’s and what my adventures might look like for the next decade to come. While you can take these types of trips any time in life, there is something quite magical about […]

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5 Trips I Can’t Wait To Take After the Pandemic

No matter where you’re from, most of us at this point have been affected by the pandemic, directly or indirectly. While some countries are planning to re-open for tourism in the near future, there is still uncertainty what the near-future of travel will look like. Personally, I plan on waiting a little longer for it […]

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8 Ways for Travelers to Keep Busy At Home During A Pandemic

Well, it’s official. Most people throughout the world have either directly or indirectly been affected by COVID-19. With countries on lock-down and social distancing being the most effective method, it can be a pretty restless time for everyone, especially avid travelers. However, we can use this time to pause and dive into all of the […]

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Top 5 Countries I Can’t Wait to Revisit

Have you ever loved a country so much, you couldn’t wait to revisit ASAP? That’s how I feel about every single country on this list. Even before I finished my trip, I was already planning my next escape to revisit certain sights as well as plan for sights I didn’t have time to check out. […]

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Top 5 Exotic Countries I’m Dying to Visit

The more I find myself traveling, the harder it becomes to narrow down my next destination. While there are plenty of popular, iconic countries I’d love to visit (ex: Ireland, Germany, Japan, to name a few), I find myself becoming more drawn to the off-the-beaten path and exotic destinations. Not only are these places known […]

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