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13 Things to Know Before you Travel to Costa Rica

  • November 7, 2017

We just got back home from a fantastic two week trip to Costa Rica. Its my second time in the country (spent a month there several years back) and my husband’s third time visiting. Now that we have kids our travel is different (no more hostels, or riding in the bed of pick up trucks!). A lot of people have started asking me questions about our trip and I thought…

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Travel

Five Days in London

  • October 4, 2017

The last time I was in London I was 22. Right after graduation from college some friends and I loaded up backpacks, bought a Eurorail pass and flew to London as the first stop of our journey. At the time the Pound worth was about $1.80 so everything was ridiculously expensive. On a tight budget, we barely had enough to pay for the expensive taxis let alone have a good…

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Style Travel

Challenge – Clothes for 9 Days of Business and Play Travel in a Carry On

  • September 26, 2017

Hi, I’m Sarah and I’m an Overpacker. Or at least I used to be. I recently overhauled my closet using the Project 333 method. The same concepts of having less, but having things you love and use, can and should be used when packing for travel. I recently went on a nine day trip to Washington DC and London for work. My husband flew to London to spend some time…

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Travel

America vs. UK — 10 Differences You Should Know Before you Go

  • September 24, 2017

Its been a long time since my last post and its great to be back. My husband and I just got back from London and had THE BEST TIME! I can’t wait to do more blog posts on our visit. But first, I thought it would be fun to do a little post on some of the differences between America and the UK. There are obviously a lot more than…

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My Favorite Travel Tips & Tricks…. and My Biggest Mistakes

  • August 28, 2017
flying on american airlines

Through all the traveling I’ve done this year, I’ve learned an extensive amount by trial and error when it comes to packing, and preparing to travel. Here are some of my travel tips. (I’ll keep adding to these as I think of more). Tips for Packing Create a capsule wardrobe — the majority of travelers overpack. One way to ensure you feel well-dressed and don’t overpack is to create a…

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Life Travel

Summer 2017 Wrap Up and Lessons Learned

  • August 18, 2017
Family hike in Tahoe

Summer 2017 is almost over. Next week school starts again. We begin the busy season of school, soccer games, fall baseball, and a LOT of travel. Looking back over the last few months I am so grateful for the things we were able to do and see. I learned some lessons, gained perspective and enjoyed some really amazing family time. Here are the highlights. Lesson number 1: Sometimes summer isn’t…

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico — A Review of Pueblo Bonita Pacifica Resort

  • June 28, 2017
Pueblo Bonita Pacifica Resort

If you are looking for an incredible getaway in Mexico (adults only), with top notch food, incredible service, views, and relaxation, Pueblo Bonita Pacifica resort is a great option. My husband and I recently did a five night stay at the resort for our 10 year anniversary. We loved every minute of it. Below are some recommendations to decide if this resort is right for you. Location Cabo San Lucas,…

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Travel

Walking Chicago! 20 Things to Do, See and Eat

  • June 10, 2017

Walking Chicago! I started going to Chicago on a regular basis about three years ago. I work remotely for a company that is right downtown in “the Loop” as its called, and so I’ve had a lot of time to visit some of downtown Chicago’s best destinations. Chicago is very different than where I’m from in Southern California. Unlike  San Diegans who complain when the weather reaches 50 degrees in the winter,…

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Top Travel Trends for 2017

  • May 29, 2017
California Dreaming Mural in Los Angeles Popular with Instagrammers

Life is full of trends from fashion to the latest health craze, and travel is no different. Certain cities or countries become the hot spot to visit, while others see their popularity wan. In today’s post, I’m going to take a look at some top travel trends from Farm-to-Table Hotels, to brewery tour travel. Let me know what you think about these trends and if any of these are impacting…

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10 Reasons You Should Travel with Your Children

  • May 15, 2017

Though its more challenging, traveling with your children brings tremendous benefits. Whether you go international, take a road trip or just play tourist in your own town, traveling is a great opportunity to improve quality time, and help your children learn valuable life lessons. Here are 10 reasons you should travel with your children: Traveling with your children teaches them how to be a global citizen There is no better way…

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