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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A Year in Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2020

Happy New Year everyone! 2020 was quite the strange and difficult year for just about everyone. It was also the year of domestic travel, socially distanced adventures, and exploring more locally. All of my international trips and plans, which included Japan, Colombia, and Canada were cancelled, due to the pandemic. While it’s been disappointing to […]

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Tips For a Safe Road Trip During a Pandemic

Disclaimer: I started writing this post prior to the most recent spike in cases back in early to mid-fall, when it was relatively “safer” to go on a road trip. With the entire US and abroad suffering from a significant increase in cases, I’ve been debating on whether to post these suggested tips or not. […]

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How to Spend A Long Weekend in Manhattan, NYC

New York City (Manhattan in particular) will always have a special place in my heart. Embarking on a long weekend adventure in a new city during our anniversary, it was also the weekend my love proposed to me. And NYC was the perfect city to have this adventurous weekend! There was no shortage of things […]

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How to Spend a Stopover in San Francisco

Whenever I plan long-distance international adventures, I try to squeeze in a long layover at a major city, especially within the US. Living on the east coast, I had to make the trek across the US in order to embark on my international flight to New Zealand. I quickly realized that San Francisco is an […]

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My 2019 Travel Plans and Wish List

It’s that time of year again! A new year means time to start daydreaming about new (and old!) destinations to explore and making those dreams a reality. Here are the top places I’m hoping to make a reality for 2019: Bermuda So far, Bermuda is my only “official” travel plan of 2019. My (new) husband, […]

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A Year in Review: My Top 10 Adventures of 2018

    I feel like I say this every year, but I can’t believe another year has come and gone! 2018 had been my biggest year for traveling yet. While I typically only embark on one international adventure a year, I was fortunate enough to both have the opportunity of taking time off and affordability […]

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