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2019 Round Up & 2020 Outlook

2019 Round Up & 2020 Outlook

Well hello there! Welcome back to my blog! I’ve been struggling to find the motivation with this blog this year for several reasons but figured what better way to jump back into it than by doing one big 2019 round up of my year. From here, I’d like to get back on a biweekly schedule of posts and get more in depth with some of the adventures I went on this year. Without further ado..

Airbnb Serendipity: Finger Lakes Region

Airbnb Serendipity: Finger Lakes Region

So travel isn’t all smooth sailing, relaxation and pretty Instagram photos, sometimes things don’t quite go to plan at all. Now the story I’m about to tell you isn’t quite an “Airbnb horror story” (though according to my mother it is)… it’s more of a story of everything happens for a reason. All Planned Out Right around this time last year, my friend Brianna and I decided to take a spontaneous winter trip somewhere. The Finger Lakes region in Upstate…

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Iceland Itinerary: The Uncommon Route

Iceland Itinerary: The Uncommon Route

Hey friends! I’m back! Life got weird, and I needed to take a step back from KristinInMotion for a moment. But a trip to Iceland and a media detox later, I’m rejuvenated, re-inspired, and ready to get back into it. First on the docket: Iceland Itinerary Guide! So when most people think of Iceland, they think of a trip around the Ring Road, also known as Route 1. However, it is recommended to have at least 10 days to really…

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Gift Guide for the Adventurer in your Life

Gift Guide for the Adventurer in your Life

  The season of gift giving is upon us! But what if the person you are buying for would rather plane tickets than clothes under the tree? As much as we would love to gift someone plane tickets, lord knows that’s not in the budget! So here are a list of suggestions to help make their travels easier, fuel their adventurous spirit, or just celebrate their past journeys!

Explore Your Own Backyard: A Guide to Local Adventure

Explore Your Own Backyard: A Guide to Local Adventure

Many people, myself included, get caught up thinking that to travel you need to leave the country or go some extravagant new place. When you are stuck with a limited amount of money and vacation days like I am, this isn’t always possible. But have you ever stopped to view the area around you through the eyes of a tourist? I think you’d be surprised what you can find and explore in your own backyard. Don’t knock local adventure until…

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Guide to Exploring Lake Champlain

Guide to Exploring Lake Champlain

If you read my previous blog post about our Brewcation to Burlington, VT, you’ll know that the area is known for the craft beer and awesome foodie spots. But Lake Champlain offers tons to do and see in itself! Lake Champlain is a large freshwater lake that sits on the border of Vermont and New York, but even goes as far North as the Canadian border! I couldn’t possibly touch on all of the things to do in and around…

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Brewcation: A Guide to the Burlington Beer Scene

Brewcation: A Guide to the Burlington Beer Scene

Brewcation (n.) bro͞o – kāSH(ə)n A vacation centered around visiting numerous brew pubs or breweries during a select period of time or in a certain geographic area where beer is brewed and served. Ask any craft beer snob where they can find the best beer, they’ll say New England. And where in New England can you get the best craft beers, AND a beautiful town to explore? Burlington, Vt. My boyfriend and I took a long weekend “Brewcation” to the…

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5 Architecture Destinations to Visit in New England

5 Architecture Destinations to Visit in New England

This post was originally published on Phase Zero Design‘s blog on June 4th, 2018. See the original post here.   When most people think of New England, they think quaint colonial style towns, or Federal-style architecture from the early days of America, but there’s much more to this region than that. From the Bauhaus style architecture of Walter Gropius and Philip Johnson, to the Gilded Age mansions on the Newport coastline, there’s a wide variety to explore. Here are five architecture destinations…

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Adventure Diary: A Day Trip to Worcester, Massachusetts

Adventure Diary: A Day Trip to Worcester, Massachusetts

I may not be Ferris Bueller but I do enjoy playing hooky every once in a while! We’re just barely getting into the warm weather season, so I’ve been craving some new adventures! When I looked at the forecast and saw a rainy weekend ahead, I decided to take the beautiful Friday off before hand and get out of dodge with my boyfriend. The Brimfield Fair was in town so it inspired us to take a day trip to Central…

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How to Completely Blow your Reykjavik Budget!

How to Completely Blow your Reykjavik Budget!

Nope, you didn’t read that wrong. I’m giving you a glance of what NOT to do in Reykjavik if you plan on sticking to your Reykjavik budget. Between our dining options and our alcoholic beverage indulgence, we did it all wrong! Here’s a completely hypothetical story of how it might go… First Night in the City: When you arrive back in the city after many days traveling the country, you’ll be wanting to blow off some steam and maybe make…

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