Some people are born to be on the beach. They return from their beach vacation with sun-kissed skin, positively glowing with beachy bliss. I envy those people. While they’re happily soaking up the sun, I’m busy being burned to a crisp, inhaling mouthfuls of sand, swallowing salt water, and trying to get sand un-stuck from places that sand should never, ever be. And it doesn’t help that shopping for swimsuits as a size 16, almost 6-foot tall Amazonian woman is an exercise in torture and frustration. So you can rest assured that every single item on this beach vacation packing list has been thoroughly vetted to the HIGHEST possible standards. I have absolutely no patience for anything that causes chafing, leaves a weird greasy residue, or leaves me feeling hot, sweaty, and uncomfortable. This ultimate curvy girl’s beach vacation packing list is the practical, body positive packing guide you need to hit the beach this summer!
Vineyards. Olive trees. Hot springs. Paso Robles, California is one of our absolute favorite places in California! It’s home to some of the best food, wine, spirits, and craft beer that you’ll find in California. Oh, and don’t forget the hot springs. Paso Robles is the perfect place to stop along California’s Central Coast as part of a Pacific Coast Highway road trip. We’ve created this comprehensive guide to all the best things to do in Paso Robles for your next weekend trip!
When Jeremy first told me about Morro Bay, the tiny town along California’s Central Coast where he grew up, I had a picture in my head that looked a lot like Southern California: waving palm trees, beautiful people wearing neon shorts and roller skating or… [read more]
Beignets. Jazz music. Ghosts. Gumbo. New Orleans is one of the most unique places in the USA, with a complex history that reflects the story of the United States. And the food – oh, the food! 3 days in New Orleans is just enough time to eat plenty of Creole food, befriend some ghosts, learn about complex history, and explore New Orleans’ most beautiful neighborhoods. Here’s the perfect 3-day New Orleans itinerary!
Have you ever CLICKED with a place? We clicked hard with Savannah and we’ve been trying to figure out why. Was it the town’s stunning beauty? Was it the fact that everything or we ate or drank was absolutely incredible? Was it the thrilling tales of ghosts and murder and hoodoo lurking behind the closed shutters of Savannah’s elegant, refined homes? Was it the weird quirks, the unexplained mysteries, the myths and legends and nuanced history of a city that’s older than the country it’s in? Well… yes. Here’s 29 of our favorite quirks, stories, and anecdotes from one of the most fascinating places we’ve ever visited: Savannah, Georgia.
Have you ever fallen head over heels in love with a place? We fell HARD for Savannah, Georgia. Here’s the thing: Savannah, Georgia is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been, and one of the most historically important cities in the USA. But underneath all that genteel elegance lies a fascinating web of stories, myths, and legends ranging from quirky to downright morbid. And that nuanced complexity is what makes Savannah absolutely enchanting. From amazing food and drinks to historic homes and spine-tingling ghost stories, here are all the best things to do in Savannah, GA on the perfect weekend trip!