Category: USA

Adventures You Need to Have in Arlington, Texas 0

Adventures You Need to Have in Arlington, Texas

Arlington, Texas, is a city with so much to offer tourists, whether you’re visiting for a few days or a couple weeks. No matter what’s brought you to Arlington, you’ll find an array of restaurants, hotels, adrenaline-filled theme parks, entertainment venues, outdoor areas, and more to...

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At the Wall that Divides Us: The California Mexican Border

I handed my passport to the Mexican border patrol agent. “Does it take a long time to come back?” I asked him. “Sometimes four hours.” He smirked and averted his eyes. I tried to make small talk anyways but he responded to my words with silence. Within...

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Highway 101 Road Trip: The Oregon Coast

I never appreciated what existed north of my home state of California. A land of incredible vistas, black sand beaches, and abundant wildlife. The coastline connecting Washington to Oregon to California has to be one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been — and I’m...

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Snow Walks and Waterfalls at Mt. Rainier, Washington

I really don’t want to type out this next line, but I just can’t stop myself. Did you know there’s more than one way to get high in Washington?  Cue cringe. Onto the real story. I’m more comfortable amidst sky-high trees than skyscrapers, and fear rustling bears...

Boutique Hotels You’ll Love in Santa Barbara 0

Boutique Hotels You’ll Love in Santa Barbara

This sponsored post is brought to you by Hipmunk, written by me.  In between breaks at the university, I often took the train up to Santa Barbara for the weekend. Cliff lined beaches, a busy main center, and the laid-back vibe was perfect for getting away...

Boutique Hotels in New York City That You’ll Love 0

Boutique Hotels in New York City That You’ll Love

This sponsored post is brought to you by Hipmunk, written by me.  It can be hard to know where to stay in the City that Never Sleeps, but here are a few boutique hotels up for your consideration. Whether you prioritize location, amenities, or luxury, there’s...

Hotels Perfect for Virginia Beach Beach Bums 0

Hotels Perfect for Virginia Beach Beach Bums

This sponsored post is brought to you by Hipmunk, written by me.  Virginia Beach has everything a beach-goer could ever want. Imagine dolphin spotting, riding along the coastline in a beach-cruiser, swimming in the warm ocean, dining on fresh seafood (or fishing for it), and so...