Spending 2 Days in Ghent, Belgium

I recently had the pleasure of spending 2 days and nights in Ghent, Belgium. I was very excited to visit the city, and did not have a particular itinerary planned for my stay. The hosts at Hostel 47 were very accommodating, and provided an excellent map that listed things to do, see, and eat. Soon…

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Visiting Paris on a Budget

Paris. One of the most beautiful, most visited, and most expensive cities in the world. But you don’t have to spend all of your money in order to have a great time in Paris. I recently spent four nights in the city, and spent a total of $445. That includes two people, food, an Airbnb…

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8 Free Things to do in Washington D.C.

The capital of the United States is full of history and has many interesting things to see. There are many things to see and do here! I tend to like to travel on a budget, so I have made a list of some of the things to do in Washington D.C. for free! 8 Free…

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5 Things to See Your First Time in Paris

Many people will go to Paris during their lifetime. It is a location that is on nearly every traveler’s bucket list. If you are planning for your first trip to the city soon, here are some things you should try to fit into your schedule: 5 Things to See Your First Time in Paris 1.…

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The Best Time to View the Eiffel Tower

If you are heading to Paris, there is no doubt that you have plans to visit the Eiffel Tower at least once during your trip. This tower is actually one of the first things that many people think of when talking about Europe in general. It is iconic and beautiful. So, when should you plan…

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5 Things to Do Your First Time in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful and historic city in the Netherlands. Most people know of Amsterdam because of its Red Light District and legal recreational weed. While these things obviously attract many visitors, there is much more to do! I stayed in the Amsterdam Teleport Hotel, which is a quick 5-minute train ride to the city…

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11 Things to Do and See in New Orleans​

New Orleans is a popular place to go to on a vacation. Many people have been there, and many more hope to go one day. My husband is from New Orleans, so needless to say I have been there countless times. I have put together this list of the top things to see and do…

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Julien Baker with David Bazan at the Bijou Theatre – 11/29/17

On November 11th, 2017, Julien Baker with special guest David Bazan performed at the Bijou Theatre in Knoxville, TN. Julien is a musician from Memphis, TN. She began her musical career by co-founding the band “The Star Killers” in 2010, which would later go on to be renamed to “Forrister” in 2015. Her most recent…

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The Best Thermos for any Weather

I recently had the pleasure of receiving a ProNomad thermos, and I must say that I am very impressed! As you can see on their site, the bottle keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours and keeps your drinks hot for up to 16 hours. This is pretty impressive, especially considering you can get…

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Chicago and Riot Fest Day 1

This past September, four of us went to Chicago for Riot Fest. If you aren’t familiar, Riot Fest is a 3-day music festival which also includes a carnival and plenty of other cool things to do, see and buy. We arrived in Chicago the evening before Riot Fest was set to start. We checked into…

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