Wanderfest: Attending the World’s 1st Outdoor Travel Festival for Women

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have won a free ticket to Wanderfest, courtesy of a giveaway hosted by Zero to Travel Podcast (one of my favorite podcasts – if you haven’t listened, check it out and support Jason’s work)! Hosted by Wanderful, a female-focused travel community, Wanderfest is the world’s first […]

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What to Know Before Swimming with Manatees in Florida

Swimming with marine wildlife, especially manatees, has been on the top of my bucket list since I was young. However, being an animal lover, I always want to make sure the experience is ethical, especially as manatees are a protected species in Florida. Swimming with manatees in itself can be controversial, as some argue that […]

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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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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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Maine Treasure Hunt “Level 3”: Find the Pairs (And Stuck on “Level 4”)

For the past 3 months, my husband, Sean and I have been playing Dirigo Treasures Maine, a Maine-based real-world treasure hunt gaming experience! For those just tuning in, you can learn more about how the treasure hunt and its levels here. But in a nutshell, the game involves identifying 52 locations throughout the state of […]

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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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Maine Treasure Hunt “Level One”: Identiyfing The Maine Locations

My husband and I are on a quest to find hidden treasure buried somewhere in the beautiful state of Maine ($20,000 to be exact!). Dirigo Treasures Maine has taken the fun of a scavenger hunt to a whole new level as well as encouraging those to get out there and explore some beautiful places. To […]

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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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