Ultimate Weekend Guide to Reno-Tahoe
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Ultimate Weekend Guide to Reno-Tahoe

United just launched a direct flight to the Reno-Tahoe airport from Houston, so you can now reach this desert city year round. I spent three days exploring Reno, Carson City and Tahoe and feel so invigorated from my times in the mountains and on the lake shores. This Weekend Guide to Reno-Tahoe contains highlights from … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Banff, Canada — Hiking, Kayaking, and Spas!
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The Ultimate Guide to Banff, Canada — Hiking, Kayaking, and Spas!

Hiking in Banff is a magical experience. The views (and altitude) will take your breath away. The trails and turquoise glacier lakes will transport you to another place and time. Banff is brimming with history and Rocky mountain adventures! I was there for 6 days and 5 nights. While my legs ultimately got tired of … Continue reading

48 Hours in Gorges du Verdon — Exploring the “Grand Canyon” of France
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48 Hours in Gorges du Verdon — Exploring the “Grand Canyon” of France

Did I plan this trip after seeing an Instagram post by Travel & Leisure? Maybe. Was it worth it? Absolutely! A visit to the Gorges du Verdon or the Verdon Gorge aka the Grand Canyon of France is stunning, beautiful, and well worth the winding cliff drives. While you can shrink this trip into a … Continue reading

24 Hours in Tinghir, Morocco — Hiking, Hostels, and Berber Camps
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24 Hours in Tinghir, Morocco — Hiking, Hostels, and Berber Camps

The Moroccan saga continues! I recently took a 10-day trip to Morocco and had the time of my life. While the hustling and bustling cities of Marrakech and Rabat were amazing and incredibly stimulating experiences, the truly immersive experience where I got to know the local people and fully immerse myself into the culture was in … Continue reading

Houston Day Trip: Hiking Sam Houston National Forest
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Houston Day Trip: Hiking Sam Houston National Forest

This past weekend, I made a point to opt out of all the consumerist trends and commune with nature. Changing up my Sunday brunch routine, I headed up north to Sam Houston National Forest to prove a point that wilderness activities are easily accessible to Houstonians, and I’m capable of doing the nature thing. Getting … Continue reading

A Houstonian’s Guide: Charlotte in 24 Hours
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A Houstonian’s Guide: Charlotte in 24 Hours

I’m an Htown transplant from Charlotte, North Carolina, and I have now been living in Texas for just over a year after spending the better part of the last decade in NC. It’s funny, though – I feel as though I already know some things waaay better about Houston than Charlotte! There’s something about living close … Continue reading

Seattle in 24 Hours — No Time to Sleep in this West Coast City!
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Seattle in 24 Hours — No Time to Sleep in this West Coast City!

You have 24 hours to travel outside the great state of Texas and you decide to spend it in….Seattle! Ambitious maybe? But a weekend trip is a weekend trip and you have to make the most of each moment. So what is the best way to spend the day? A little bit of eating, drinking, walking, … Continue reading