Review: Eldorado Hotel & Spa

The Eldorado Hotel

We recently enjoyed a holiday weekend in Santa Fe, New Mexico as it’s such a cool travel destination and it’s only a six-hour drive from home for us — making it a great choice for a quick weekend getaway. We opted to stay at the Eldorado hotel for our weekend as it was a nice

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Review: Dinner with a local in Lisbon

Codfish bake

I’ve talked before how Rick and I love going on food tours when we travel. And while we didn’t have time to sneak in a food tour in Lisbon, we did go on a different type of foodie adventure: Dinner with a local. Withlocals is a tourism company that connects travelers with local hosts for

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Review of San Francisco Ghost Tours

Union Square in San Francisco

I recently had the opportunity for a quick weekend getaway with my sister to San Francisco and I immediately went online and looked up ghost tours. My sister, like me, loves haunted history and we make a point to book ghost tours when we travel as a family so she was more than down to


Review: Seattle’s Lake Union Hot Tub Boats

Lake Union Hot Tub Boat

February is here so many of us are starting to think of romantic things to do this month – and while I didn’t do this particular activity with Rick I definitely would be interested in doing it next time we find ourselves in Seattle! Today I’m talking about my experience reserving a hot tub boat


Tour review: Seattle Underground

Seattle Underground

Back in early August, I went on a girls’ trip with my friends from high school to Seattle. We made sure we did the best sightseeing and sampled all the fresh fish we could get our hands on – as well as some superb Washington wine to wash it all down! I’d been to Seattle


Haleakala Sunrise Tour review

Haleakala at sunrise

We recently wrote about our time on Maui, a combination of working remote and a vacation, thanks to both of our jobs being flexible this year and we did end up taking two days off for full-time exploration of the island. Though we were done with work by 1 p.m. each day, local time on


Travel makeup: Wander Beauty vs. treStiQue

Travel makeup review

I’ve already done a post on why I love my Ipsy subscription as a traveler and how I can better pack for vacations with travel-sized makeup, moisturizer, and primers that I get each month.  Another thing I love about Ipsy is that it introduced me to Wander Beauty products, a makeup line that’s designed for