• Addie looking back at the Washington Monument while in the plaza of the WWII Memorial on the National Mall
    North America Travel,  Travel Itineraries

    The Perfect 3 Days in Washington DC Itinerary

    Towering monuments, world-class museums, a thriving food scene, and-oh yeah- The White House. Washington DC is more than just an 8th grade field trip. In fact, it’s the perfect spot for a short break no matter what your age! 3 days in Washington DC is the perfect amount of time to really get a taste of the nation’s capital, as well as experience a few off-the-beaten-path moments.  After having spent 4 years dating a Washington DC local, and even showing my own friends around the city when they come to visit, I think I’ve got a pretty good grip on some of the best things to do in Washington DC.…

  • Addie Mountain Emerald Lake Rocky Mountain National Park
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    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…

  • Daniel in front of the Capitol Building, Washington DC
    North America Travel

    Going Congress Crazy on Capitol Hill

    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! Despite having been to Washington D.C. more than five times now, I had never seen the Capitol Building. So despite my most recent trip there being more focused on finding hidden gems, I knew that we had to rectify this tragedy. Thus, on my final full day in DC, Daniel and I signed up for another of Free Tours by Foot’s walking tours. Unfortunately, this tour was a little bit less food-based, but…

  • Cupcake Sweet Lobby Eastern Market DC
    Budget Travel,  North America Travel

    Eating Our Way Through Eastern Market

    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! Anyone who knows me knows I love a good dessert. Cupcakes, cookies, doughnuts… You name it, it’s likely I’m in love with it. So when I saw that Free Tours by Foot offered a History and Desserts walking tour of the Eastern Market neighborhood in D.C., I knew I had found my calling as a future tour guide (I am also a huge history nerd). Daniel and I signed up for their…

  • Yara Crumbs and Whiskers Cat Cafe Georgetown
    North America Travel

    Gorgeous Georgetown (and a Crazy Cute Cat Cafe!)

    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! There are lots of places in the world that I would gladly live in if I had the money. Georgetown — easily my favourite neighborhood in the Washington D.C. area — is one of those places. I had my first introduction to Georgetown more than a year ago, when my boyfriend and I met up with a friend of ours from the German language immersion summer camp that we work at (Which…

  • AVA Whitewater Rafting Idaho Springs Colorado
    North America Travel

    Washing Away Anxiety and Whitewater Rafting

    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! I’ve never been much of a risk taker. In general, if something’s not 100% safe, you won’t find me doing it. Now, I know what you’re thinking. From what I normally write on this blog, you might assume that I am always up for an adventure. And it’s true. I am. As long as that adventure is safe and promises to be in no way life threatening. Life threatening adventures aren’t exactly…