Travel Itineraries

  • A canal in Aveiro at sunset
    Europe Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    10 Delightful Things to Do in Aveiro, Portugal in Two Days

    Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of these links I will receive a small commision at no extra cost to you. Aveiro, Portugal is an absolutely beautiful little city just a 40 minute train ride from Porto. Because of this, it’s a popular day trip from Porto. But if you want to dedicate a little bit more time to the colorful city, then there are more than enough things to do in Aveiro, Portugal to occupy your time. In an attempt to either convince you to spend the night in Aveiro or provide you with information if you already have, I decided to…

  • Addie hiking with her backpack
    Central America Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    Marvelous Monteverde // 2 Day Monteverde, Costa Rica Itinerary

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! The secret is out: Monteverde, Costa Rica is THE place to go if you’re looking for an adventure. So naturally, when Daniel’s mom planned our trip to Costa Rica, Monteverde was high on the list. And boy, am I glad we made it. Monteverde is everything a touristy mountain town in Costa Rica should be. From beautiful hiking trails to coffee tours to ziplining and much, much more, if you have a…

  • Arenal Volcano peeking through the clouds in La Fortuna, Costa Rica
    Central America Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    Feeling Fortunate in La Fortuna // Things to Do in La Fortuna, Costa Rica in Two Days

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! It’s 6:45 am and my arm is stretched as far as it can go over my head. I can hear the birds chirping, laughing at me as I attempt to follow the instructions of the smallest, meanest yoga teacher with the cutest accent ever. Maybe 6:30 am yoga my first morning in Costa Rica wasn’t the best idea of my life, I think to myself as the sweat that the middle-aged goddess…

  • Blarney Castle
    Europe Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    How NOT to Kiss the Blarney Stone // A Day Trip to Blarney Castle from Cork City

    I mentioned in my last blog post that, while we were in Cork for the weekend, we magically did NOT kiss the Blarney Stone — even though we did day trip to Blarney Castle from Cork City. How exactly did we manage to do this? Well, let me tell you. And don’t worry, there will be plenty of information on how to day trip to Blarney Castle yourself — and kiss the Blarney Stone if you’re so inclined — at the end of this post. It’s definitely one of the castles in Ireland that you can’t mis! So, let’s get started. Our Visit to Blarney Castle We awoke bright and…

  • View from a hill in Cork City, Ireland
    Europe Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    A Cozy Weekend in Cork, Ireland

    When I came up with the idea to surprise my boyfriend with a trip to Cork, Ireland for our anniversary, there was only one thing in our way: on our anniversary, we would be working at the summer camp in Minnesota where we first met. But that didn’t make me any less determined. Instead, I booked our plane tickets for the last weekend in September, found the cutest AirBnb of all time, and did my best to keep the secret until I could hand him the card with all of the details in it a few weeks later. The look on his face was absolutely priceless. New to AirBnB? Get…

  • Addie Mountain Emerald Lake Rocky Mountain National Park
    North America Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    5 Day Denver Itinerary // A Denver & Colorado Itinerary for Maximum Adventure

    Updated November 25, 2019 Are you taking a trip to Denver soon? This 5 day Denver itinerary will have you spending your short time in Colorado exploring and adventuring to the max! Colorado is the perfect place to visit if you’re seeking adventure. From hiking, to rock climbing, to whitewater rafting or mountain biking, everything is within your reach. 5 days in Denver alone is a lot of time,but that gives you plenty of opportunities to get out of the city and enjoy the best that Colorado has to offer! With 5 days in Colorado, you can get a lot of adventure in. Just keep reading to see how you…