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The First Timer’s Weekend Guide to Venice Beach, California
North America | City Breaks | Island Life | USA

The First Timer’s Weekend Guide to Venice Beach, California

Ready for an awesome weekend getaway? I know I am…so strap on your seatbelts, we’re headed to Venice Beach, California! Just outside of Los Angeles, Venice is the city’s grungy, eclectic younger cousin. The area has an iconic, funky vibe, attracting everyone from surfers to artists to families soaking in the California sun. Spend some…

Porto, Portugal Itinerary: The Highlights in 3 Days
Portugal | Adventure Travel | City Breaks | Europe | Wine Escapes

Porto, Portugal Itinerary: The Highlights in 3 Days

Alright friends, I’m going to save you some trouble…you should probably drop whatever you’re doing and go ahead and Google flights to Porto, Portugal. Not Lisbon, you ask? Well, Lisbon is all pretty awesome…more on that in the future, but Porto absolutely knocked my socks off. Not only is the city of Porto itself a…

Top 10 Photo Spots in Reykjavik: Your Guide to Iceland’s Capital
Iceland | City Breaks | Europe | Photo Guides

Top 10 Photo Spots in Reykjavik: Your Guide to Iceland’s Capital

If you’re going to Iceland, chances are good it’s not to visit the city of Reykjavik…you’re going to hike, dip in hot springs, and explore the beautiful countryside. However, chances are also good that you’ll find yourself in Reykjavik for at least one day…so might as well make the most of it and discover the…

Epic Long Weekend in Chicago: Top 20 Things to Do!
Illinois | City Breaks | USA | Weekend Getaways

Epic Long Weekend in Chicago: Top 20 Things to Do!

Take it from me guys, Chicago is one epic place to be, especially in the summertime. I mean, who would turn down an easy weekend getaway? Not me, that’s for certain. In any case, read along for planning a long weekend in Chicago and top things to do in Chicago! This post many contain affiliate…

Toronto Layover Lowdown: What to See & Do in Toronto on a Layover
Canada | City Breaks | North America | Weekend Getaways

Toronto Layover Lowdown: What to See & Do in Toronto on a Layover

Stuck in Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on a long layover? Fear not, I’m coming to your rescue for awesome things to do in Toronto on a layover! I recently had an 8 hour layover and came up with the perfect way to spend 1 day in Toronto. CN Tower The iconic CN Tower is the…

The Supreme Foodie’s Guide to Reykjavik, Iceland
Iceland | City Breaks | Europe

The Supreme Foodie’s Guide to Reykjavik, Iceland

I don’t know about you, but my life kind of revolves around food. When I’m traveling, this is especially the case…I love to know the country’s food specialties and the can’t-miss food hot spots. Sometimes planning goes awry and you end chowing down on a Five Guys Burger in Paris (…anyone?), but that’s ok. In…

Top 10 Things to do in Amsterdam: The Ultimate Bucket List
City Breaks | Europe | Netherlands

Top 10 Things to do in Amsterdam: The Ultimate Bucket List

Oh, Amsterdam. This city is definitely a special place. Step off the train, and inhale the sweet smell of…weed? Yes, this smell seems to be literally everywhere in the city. But no fear, even if you don’t partake, Amsterdam has plenty of awesome things to offer. Check out my guide for top things to do…

How to get Fat, Drunk, and Happy in Belgium: 8 Unique Things to do in Bruges
Belgium | City Breaks | Europe

How to get Fat, Drunk, and Happy in Belgium: 8 Unique Things to do in Bruges

I was originally going to title this post “8 Awesome things to do in Bruges,” because that would have been an extremely accurate title. Then (possibly after a glass of wine), I decided to spice it up and go with how the city made me feel – fat, drunk, and oh so happy. Without further…