Fort Bragg: A Hidden Gem on the California Coast

Fort Bragg is personally my favorite place to explore and just wander – in a way where you almost feel completely alone.  The cliffs make you feel like you’re on the edge of the Earth and it’s easy to find a cove all to yourself to watch and listen to the crash of ocean waves, while taking in those deep breaths of salty air. … More Fort Bragg: A Hidden Gem on the California Coast

8 Instagrammable Spots in San Francisco (Locals Don’t Want you to Know About)

Oh, San Francisco, one of the world’s most photogenic cities.  After living there for several years during my time in college, I’d have to say it’s the diversity of this city that makes it so beautiful, and at times even sexy. After reading that I’m sure someone will comment on the hoards of hobos laying … More 8 Instagrammable Spots in San Francisco (Locals Don’t Want you to Know About)

How to Survive Arizona by Someone who Almost Died There

Last July I had the “bright idea” to visit my aunty who lives near Phoenix, Arizona.  When I told her we were planning to come see her she responded by saying, “God, WHY?!” Truth was, plane tickets were dirt cheap, and when we got there we found out why.  I’m all about desert scenery, it’s … More How to Survive Arizona by Someone who Almost Died There

Sausages and Castles: A Few Must-Do’s in Germany

Our story begins in the city of Frankfurt, a place much more modern than the Germany you may have in mind.  Streets were covered in sculptures and other contemporary art… and I felt a sense of familiarity.  Of all the countries we’ve visited throughout Europe, Germany felt the most like America, especially the city of Frankfurt. … More Sausages and Castles: A Few Must-Do’s in Germany

5 More Things You Didn’t Know About Belgium

1. Manneken Pis’ Wardrobe is on Display The little peeing boy statuette who has inhabited his corner near La Grand-Place since the 1600s dresses for special occasions.  You can see some of the outfits he’s worn and been gifted at the recently opened museum called GardeRobe MannekenPis.  In 1756 an act was passed and an … More 5 More Things You Didn’t Know About Belgium