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That Time I Spent Spring in Europe – SOLO

Now that I am officially one year past my first solo travel trip through Europe, I can look back and remember the things that have REALLY stood out to me. The good, the bad, the…

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What to Expect in Skopje

Summer of 2017, I lived in Skopje, alone, for 8 weeks. My main reason for being there was because I was volunteering at Skopje Children’s Hospital with Project Hope. It was a terrifying, yet thrilling…

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Quick Stopover – Jerome, AZ

Seeing as I am now living in Scottsdale for three months, one of my favorite things to do is explore towns outside of my neighborhood! So immediately when I heard of the ghost town of…

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Santa Barbara Photo Diary

After spending three wonderful months in Santa Barbara, I wake up every day CRAVING to go back.  There is beauty at every corner.  From palm trees, mountains, and the ocean.  To clean streets, sunshine, and…

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Wine Tasting in Los Olivos

If you follow my blog, you know by now that I LOVE wine. I like to drink it, I like to talk about it, I like to buy it, I like to look at it.…

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Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone – A Guide to Wine Tasting Rooms

The Funk Zone. The hippest neighborhood in Santa Barbara. Wineries, cafés, restaurants, shops, and breweries line the streets of the Funk Zone. It extends from the ocean to the mainland, and is located right off…

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A Foodie’s Guide to Santa Barbara

My favorite part of Santa Barbara? Besides of course the beautiful ocean views, palm trees, vineyards, and all around perfect weather? THE FOOD. Of course. Below you will find my absolute favorite Santa Barbara restaurants.…

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Santa Barbara – The American Riviera

Santa Barbara, The American Riviera. I had the pleasure of escaping the Nebraska winter and heading West to California to bask in the sun in Santa Barbara (SB). Whoever dubbed SB as “The American Riviera”…

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