I Get By With a Little Help From Skillshare!

I Get By With a Little Help From Skillshare!

Earlier this year, I had purchased an older version of a beginner DSLR camera on a whim with the intentions of teaching myself a new skill. When I first decided to go on a trip to Canada alone, I realized it was going to be the perfect opportunity to work on this skill. I understand the basics of photography, apertures and shutter speeds, but I had very little knowledge of how to set them, how they affected each other or…

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Thoughts on my First Solo Travel Adventure!

Thoughts on my First Solo Travel Adventure!

I’m an Aquarius through and through: Independent, spontaneous, inquisitive and stubborn. So when my cousin’s plans fell through for a weekend trip to Canada with me, I decided to just go by myself! I’ve read a lot about solo female travel and have always been intrigued by the idea of it, so I figured a quick trip over the border would be a great opportunity to test it out. I drove up to Niagara Falls on the Canadian side and…

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Why You Should Travel to Scotland in August!

Why You Should Travel to Scotland in August!

Scotland is a beautiful country that is worth visiting any time of year. But Scotland comes alive in August especially. Between festivals, the weather, scenic drives, and old Scottish traditions, you will not be disappointed during your stay.   Festival City Edinburgh, Scotland is currently the world’s leading city for festivals. In August alone there are five huge festivals going on throughout the city, drawing in millions of people from all over the world every year. When we went last…

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Martha’s Vineyard on a Dime!

Martha’s Vineyard on a Dime!

Okay, you caught me, this blog title is a tad bit of an exaggeration! But would you believe me if I told you that we found some ways to save money and plan a budget friendly trip to the island? Martha’s Vineyard is widely known as one of the more expensive travel destinations in New England but is well worth the visit. My boyfriend and I just spent the weekend in MV and found several ways to save money (so…

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June 2017 Wrap-Up

June 2017 Wrap-Up

Coming to you from nearly the end of July, I suppose it’s time to tell you about my month of June! June was an absolutely insane month. First month in the new apartment and I felt like I spent more time away than home! Bittersweet! Country concert season in full swing… Kicked off the month of June with a Friday night Dierks Bentley concert at the Xfinity Center! Good weather, good music, good friends and all around good vibes! This…

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May 2017 Wrap-up!

May 2017 Wrap-up!

Long time, no talk! May was the first month this year that I didn’t travel at all but it didn’t disappoint in terms of awesome weekend activities and BIG CHANGES! I moved!! Yup, I officially moved in with my boyfriend Kyle! Same town, new experiences! This is the main reason that I have completely neglected my blog this last month: so much to do! We are living in a quirky old home built in the 1800s, and every line, ceiling…

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The Social Media Effect: How Social Media is Fueling a New Generation of Travelers

The Social Media Effect: How Social Media is Fueling a New Generation of Travelers

Before I jump in… Just wanted to apologize for a lack of posts! I’m moving into a new apartment in a couple weeks so life is a little hectic right now! I hope to start posting a little bit more regularly once life is settled! So without further adieu….   I recently read a blog post on WheresMollie.com written by Ms. Mollie herself, that inspired me to write an opinion piece of something we all know too well… Social Media!…

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Kilts & Kelpies: A Week in the Scottish Highlands

Kilts & Kelpies: A Week in the Scottish Highlands

Thanks to the books and TV series “Outlander”, my college roommate and I were inspired to plan our first trip together to Scotland! The idea was also more comforting to my family than us traveling to bigger cities like Paris or London. So we decided on an extended week trip to Scotland with two weekends in Edinburgh and the weekdays exploring the Scottish Highlands. After reading several raving reviews about the Haggis Adventures tour company, my travel companion Emily and…

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Lake Tahoe: The Blue Lake in the Sky

Lake Tahoe: The Blue Lake in the Sky

Before I Begin… I’m going to backlog a couple of my trips from this year and last to get some content for my blog and then go from there! Bear with me as I may be a bit foggy on some details 🙂 [Really looking forward to what my elderly brain has in store for me!] So without further adieu…   A Quick Background… For those of you that are unfamiliar with Lake Tahoe, It’s a gorgeous 191 sq. mile lake…

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Adventures and Desk Jobs

Adventures and Desk Jobs

A Quick Little Introduction: Hi All! Welcome to my first blog post! If you haven’t read my “About Me” blurb on the side bar or don’t know me personally, my name is Kristin, I’m 26 from Western Massachusetts and work as an Interior Designer in the retail industry. Despite the career choice, I have a huge passion for traveling and adventuring and it tends to consume my thoughts more often than not. I sit at a desk all day, I’m…

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