Camping in Southern Minnesota | Myre Big Island State Park

Summer weekends are something to be seized and taken advantage of – especially in places like Minnesota, where the summer is always too short. For an early August weekend, some friends and I packed up the car and drove an hour and a half south to Albert Lea. Here we’d be camping for a few

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Travel Guide to Gili T from Bali

Any first-time visitor to Gili T or anyone backpacking through southeast Asia who makes stops in Indonesia will undoubtedly add Gili T (or at least one of the Gili islands) to their excursion list. The cluster of islands sitting just off the coast of popular island destination Bali offers stunning turquoise waters, a vibrant party

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Madrid Hikes | La Silla de Felipe II

Even people who LOVE city life sometimes need a break. A moment away from the rumble of car engines and the squeals of buses, the crowded and packed public transport systems and the constant motion. Having access to nature, space, and fresh air is a must, especially if you’re living in a city long-term. Madrid

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Weekend Guide to Omaha, Nebraska

One of the best ways to travel is taking a trip to a new place to visit friends, and in June of 2019, I did just that, making the 5-and-a-half-hour drive down to Omaha, Nebraska, to visit my friend Molly. From Minnesota, it’s a breezy drive through a lot of straight, flat cornfields (thanks, Iowa)

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The Bali Food Blog | Bali, Indonesia

It’s no secret that Bali is a foodie hotspot. They did a great job getting their claws around the Instagram foodie community, bringing them to their smoothie bowls like moths to a flame. Not only is the Indonesian food in Bali incredible, (and so, so cheap) but they’ve cultivated a haven of food from all

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Top Sights & Things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital and cultural heartbeat of Scotland. Shaped by hills and the North Sea, it’s a city that everyone exploring the U.K. (or Europe, in general), MUST add to their list! I spent about 4 days here, and I was very lucky to have some locals to host me and take me around!

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A Weekend Guide to Denia on the Costa Blanca of Spain

If you want to get to the beach and escape Madrid (or any busy city in Spain) but want to try somewhere different than Valencia, get yourself to Denia. Just a touch farther south from Valencia on the Costa Blanca, this gem of a town has great beaches, a historic old town, tons of bars

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Top Things to Do in Cusco, Peru

I was lucky to get to spend 5 weeks in Cusco during March and April of 2019. The city is magical – it draws you in and makes you want to stay to experience all the hiking, history, food, and culture. There’s so much to do in and around Cusco, you won’t be bored even

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Guide to Restaurants in Cusco

With a stunning abundance of restaurants and cafes, Cusco is a fantastic place for foodie travelers. Prices are so reasonable, even at higher-end establishments, and there’s a vast variety of cuisines to enjoy in addition to Peruvian classics. Even though South America is known for heavy meat consumption, there are plenty of DELICIOUS vegan and

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