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5 Ways to Workout While Traveling

Are you someone that completely gives up on their workout and diet routines when you travel? While traveling is plenty of fun, maintaining a workout routine on-the-go is difficult. Being in a new environment presents its own set of challenges, and it’s hard to be motivated to work when I really just want to play. Since I order my ice cream by the “no … Read More 5 Ways to Workout While Traveling


Tiny House in a Vineyard

While tiny homes have been featured on HGTV for years now, we’ve only just begun to witness their impact on tourism over the last couple of years. In 2015, we had a population of 1.2 billion international travelers, and this number is expected to rise to 1.8 billion by 2030. These projections have led the United Nations to focus on eco-tourism, and “glamping” could … Read More Tiny House in a Vineyard


Lakeview at Fontana: Treetop Cabanas & More

If you watch my Instagram stories, you saw it there first. 🙂 I got plenty of questions from people about this place, so here’s a few notes about our trip and what you need to know before booking yours! Nestled near Bryson City, North Carolina and about an hour from Asheville, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find Lakeview at Fontana Inn & Spa.  The … Read More Lakeview at Fontana: Treetop Cabanas & More

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A Night & A Morning in Valencia

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain with a population of 1.7 to 2.5 million depending on how the metropolitan area is defined, and the Port of Valencia is the fifth-largest container port in Europe. All of this aside, my biggest regret from our trip along Spain’s beautiful eastern coast is not allotting more time for the authentically, breathtaking city of Valencia, far … Read More A Night & A Morning in Valencia


Running Doesn’t Have to Suck

Why do you run or want to start running? I’m guessing you clicked on this article, because you’re a runner now or have hope to be. In any case, more often than not I feel like I hear people complain about running. People DON’T run, because it’s too hard. People DO run, but complain about the mileage. Running doesn’t have to suck.


8 Reasons You Should Go to Bali

After plenty of research and debating where to go for our honeymoon, my husband and I took off for Bali, Indonesia in October 2017. Neither one of us were experienced travelers, and we knew we were in for a treat. Since we were coming from the United States, the travel time was the most daunting part considering we’d literally be flying to the opposite side of the … Read More 8 Reasons You Should Go to Bali


5 Reasons to Start Walking in the Woods

Have you ever gone for a walk in the woods? I say a walk, because that’s truly what hiking is. A simple walk. It can be as difficult or relaxing as you decide to make it. Growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains, I’ve had plenty of experiences hiking, and now that I work 9 to 5, I’ve been missing the days I used to spend on the trails.


Go Read Learning to Breathe RIGHT NOW

Her book, Learning to Breathe, tells the story of the grueling hours she spent traveling in the bed of a truck on the way to medical help and how she used that experience to catapult herself forward.