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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..

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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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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Hostels and Hot Dogs: Iceland Budget Guide

Hostels and Hot Dogs: Iceland Budget Guide

Yes, the rumors are true, Iceland is expensive as hell. When you start to prepare an Iceland budget plan, make sure you do a lot of research because it’s visciously different than what you may be used to paying for items. Gas is more expensive, food is more expensive, and forget about alcohol completely! But there are ways that you can cut down on overall costs of the trip! Iceland’s currency is the Icelandic Krona. 1 USD is about equal…

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Adventure Diary: Finger Lakes Wine Country

Adventure Diary: Finger Lakes Wine Country

  Time for another installment of my Adventure Diary series! My friend Brianna and I were looking for a way to break up the dull month of February so we decided to take a drive up to the The Finger Lakes in Upstate New York for a weekend! This area is known for their 120+ wineries and gorgeous lake views, but what we didn’t realize was the magnitude of the Finger Lakes region! We had done a small amount of…

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I’ve been Nominated for a Liebster Award!

I’ve been Nominated for a Liebster Award!

Wait…. What is a Liebster Award? It’s been almost a year since I started this blog and I recently was nominated for a Liebster Award by Allured By Adventure Blog! What’s that you ask? I didn’t know either! I did some digging and found out that this award was created as a way for blogs to promote other new blogs within the community. The best part about this whole process for me has been connecting with people all over the…

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