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Denver: Best holiday season activities


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Thanksgiving just a week away, and everyone already putting up their Christmas trees, it’s time to get ready for the holiday season activities and festivities – and with so many holiday things to do in Denver, it’s the perfect place to kick off the season. With

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Lucerne: What to know before you go

Lucerne, Switzerland

Need your fill of cheese, chocolate, and cows? You might need to plan a trip to Switzerland then – and we think Lucerne makes a great starting point! I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Switzerland and exploring Lucerne and its surrounding areas. It’s as beautiful as you expect and is truly a travel photographer’s dream

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Halloween traditions around the world


Happy Halloween, witches! Did you know that we Americans spend about two and a half billion dollars on candy for this spooky holiday and another three billion on costumes? At least according to the National Retail Federation we do.  From visiting our neighbors yelling “trick or treat” to get some candy (I see you, people

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Bucket list: Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

From the vibrant colors of Carnival to the emerald hues along the coast, there’s a lot for us to see and do in Brazil when we finally check it off our bucket list! Unless we get a generous amount of time off from our jobs, there’s no way we’ll be able to knock all these

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5 fun facts about Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos is an important holiday in Mexico and is not to be confused as the Mexican version of Halloween. While we treat Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve as “a night of frolic! Where children wear costumes and run amok!” At least according to Hocus Pocus that is.  In America, we treat Halloween

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Best day trips from Mexico City

Taxco, Mexico

After spending a day or two exploring Mexico City, it’s time to discover fantastic nearby destinations on a great day trip!  There are several easy day trips from Mexico City that’ll take you back in time and to historic locations in different states of Mexico. From climbing the Pyramid of the Sun to climbing a

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24 hours in Mexico City

Mexico City, Mexico

Rick and I are planning a trip to Cozumel in February and while I’m excited for it, I kind of wish we had the opportunity to spend more time in Mexico and make a return visit to Mexico City! I feel a lot of travelers avoid Mexico City and I just want to tell them how

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10 spooky US travel destinations for Halloween

Jack o'lanterns

It’s the spookiest time of the year! Now that it’s officially October all my Halloween decor is on full display and you can bet that we’re watching as many scary movies and reruns of Stranger Things and every Halloween episode of Friends, Parks and Rec, The Office, and Frasier as we can.  I love Halloween

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Bucket list: Colombia

Medellin, Colombia

South America is yet to be crossed off our travel bucket list and I think when we do finally make it down there, Colombia might be our first pick! Colombia is a safe travel destination with safe drinking water and not as much crime as people expect – like any travel destination, be smart about