Santa Barbara Funk Zone Wineries – A Guide to the Wine Tasting Rooms

One of the newer and hipper neighborhoods you’ll find nestled in the small beach town of Santa Barbara happens to be the Funk Zone.  Wineries, cafés, restaurants, shops, and breweries line the streets of the…

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Places to Eat in Santa Barbara – 10 Restaurants You MUST Try

One of my favorite things about living in Santa Barbara, (besides the beautiful ocean views, palm trees, vineyards, and all-around perfect weather)… the incredible food offered all around town.  What I was most impressed with…

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California’s Best Kept Secret – Santa Barbara, the American Riviera

Nestled between the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara is one of California’s best-kept secrets.  While the rich and famous have figured it out, not many other people have.…

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Things to Do in Antwerp; A 24-Hour Itinerary

Sitting in my bedroom one lonely afternoon, I found myself dreaming of far off destinations to be transported to.  A quick Google search taught me that flights from my hometown of Omaha, to Brussels, were a…

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Discovering Bruges in 48 Hours

Bruges wins the award for my favorite city in all of Belgium and one of my top 10 favorite cities I’ve had the chance to visit. When planning my week-long Belgium adventure, I wanted to…

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24 Hours in Ghent

When the train rolled into the town of Ghent, I was immediately in love. A medieval town is full of energy and charm. Every café ornately decorated, and students bustling through town. For those of…

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48 Hours in Brussels

I spent an entire week exploring Belgium in whole, and loved every minute of it. Two of those days were spent in the capital city of Brussels. I have to admit, that while Brussels is not…

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Belgium – In Seven Days

Why Belgium you ask? Why not Belgium? Honestly, I had no clue what to expect when I booked my mom and I a flight to Belgium for her birthday. I had no special reason as…

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