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Christmas in New York City

Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center

One of our 2022 goals was to take a quick weekend trip with the credit card points we’ve racked up and we made it happen this month by sneaking away to New York City for a long weekend to enjoy the Christmas festivities in the Big Apple! It was a wonderful trip, minus a small

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Bucket list: Germany

Munich, Germany

I know highlighting Germany as a destination on our travel bucket list seems odd since I’ve written about Germany before – but we have not been there as a couple! I really enjoyed my time in Germany and I know Rick really wants to go there as soon as we can. Honestly, if we hadn’t

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A couple’s travel itinerary for Santa Fe

Rick and Stephanie at Gruet

Though it doesn’t seem possible that summer is coming to an end I suppose it’s true as we’ve celebrated the holiday that traditionally marks this time of year: Labor Day. For Labor Day this year, Rick and I opted for something a little closer to home yet still across the border and so that’s how

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24 hours in Sintra

Sintra, Portugal

When we went to Portugal last spring, we made our home base in Lisbon and booked a day trip out to Sintra. I’ll be honest and say that Rick and I did not do much planning for this trip and kind of just went along for the ride with what my family wanted to do,

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Las Vegas with friends travel itinerary

Vegas from above

It seems to have become a Fourth of July tradition that Rick and I fly off to Vegas for the holiday weekend and spend Independence Day soaking up the sun in the desert and doing our part to support the casinos in Las Vegas. This year, we went with some friends, another couple, and had

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Sydney travel bucket list

Sydney, Australia

I know I’ve already posted about Australia being on my bucket list, but it’s my birthday so I’m allowed to do whatever I want and I want to talk about all the cool things I want to do when I finally start checking things off of my Sydney travel bucket list! I’ve had my heart

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24 hours in Lisbon

I’ll start this post off by saying I’m glad we had more than one day in Lisbon but I will also say that if you’re strapped for time you can pack a lot in if you only have 24 hours in Lisbon! From historical attractions to trendy eateries, there’s a lot to do in Lisbon.