Danao Sea of Clouds: A Sweaty Hike to Beautiful Views

Around the second week of our trip to the Philippines, we were desperate for some exercise and adventure. As an active family, it was hard for us to lie around on the beach all day and do nothing (I know, poor us!) I shared my need for exercise to a family friend who excitedly exclaimed,

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How to Prepare for a Day on the Mountain: Tips for Beginner Skiers and Snowboarders

There are only a few days left in the Colorado ski season so whether you plan on visiting the mountain this season for warm spring skiing or are planning a trip for next winter, you need to know how to be prepared. The best way to ruin your ski vacation is to find yourself completely

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Keystone Resort: The Most Family-Friendly Ski Resort in Colorado

If you follow me on Instagram and happen to catch me on the mountain on Instagram stories, you’ll most likely find me at Keystone Resort at least once a week. When it comes to midweek snowboarding, it’s often just me and my eight-year-old, Riley while my husband is at work. I don’t frequent Keystone because

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Glamping in Rome with GoOutside Italy

If you read my previous post on Rome, you’ll know that it wasn’t my favorite city. I’ve come to terms with the fact that it was simply a clash in cultures… not necessarily a clash between an American with Italians, but a clash between my personality and a bustling city. Thankfully, on the outskirts of

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Why I Love Leadville: The Highest City in North America

There is an amazing city hidden within the Rocky Mountains of Colorado that holds significant history, an abundance of recreation and beautiful views that will leave you speechless. It might also leave you breathless… literally breathless. At 10,152 ft (3,094 m) above sea level, Leadville holds the record for the highest incorporated city in North

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Page, Arizona: Horseshoe Bend and Lower Antelope Canyon

Page, Arizona has gained popularity in the last few years. Thanks to National Geographic and the age of Instagram, tourism has boomed in this beautiful little town. The last time I was in Page was six years ago when we wandered through four states in four days and discovered new places. That trip gave me

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Legoland Florida Resort: Hotel and Theme Park Review

I have a few favorite hotels that have made our vacations very memorable. I still rave about the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Banff and the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort in New Mexico. Both hotels won me over with their incredible views, beautiful rooms, and the attractions/amenities the properties had to offer. On our recent

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Ski Big 3: A Ski Vacation in Banff

The beautiful mountains, amazing ski resorts, and incredibly friendly people are what come to mind when I think about our time in Banff. I had dreamt about visiting this Canadian paradise for years. The majestic Canadian Rockies surrounded by brightly colored lakes sounded like the perfect vacation for us. And although my initial intent was to

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The Freedom Trail: A Walk Through History in Boston

I’m a giant history nerd especially when it comes to the history of the United States. I spent a part of my summer binge-watching “Turn: Washington Spies” on Netflix, reading a book on the American Revolution, and listening to an e-book on how the revolution was won. My fascination is obvious so when we had the

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