Salzburg, Austria Tour - Home of The Sound of Music and So Much More

Salzburg, Austria Tour - Home of The Sound of Music and So Much More

I have watched The Sound of Music a million times with my mom growing up and it’s one of those movies that has had a special place in my heart because my mom loved it so much. We would always sing the songs together with my siblings and I have such fond memories from that time. Although I watched this movie countless number of times, I never realized it was based in Salzburg until I was visiting Vienna. 

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The Most Beautiful Color Burst Latte at The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker

The Most Beautiful Color Burst Latte at The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker

Once again, Instagram photos lured us into another awesome restaurant. This time we spotted a colorfully decorated latte all over The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker’s Instagram feed and immediately made reservations.

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An 8-Day Solo Trip Itinerary for Barcelona, Lisbon, and Albufeira

An 8-Day Solo Trip Itinerary for Barcelona, Lisbon, and Albufeira

I took an 8-day (partial) solo trip to Barcelona, Lisbon and Albufeira the first week of July and had an incredible time exploring these wonderful cities. Many friends have asked how I got around by myself and what I did on my trip, so here is a detailed itinerary of things to do and where to go if you are considering a similar trip.

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The Best Japanese Happy Hour in West Hollywood is Robata Jinya

The Best Japanese Happy Hour in West Hollywood is Robata Jinya

I made last minute reservations at Robata Jinya after doing a quick search online for restaurants on LA’s West 3rd Street. This street in West Hollywood is filled with great restaurants and cafes, so I knew there had to be a Japanese restaurant.

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Where to Find the Famous Palm Tree-Lined Street in Beverly Hills

Where to Find the Famous Palm Tree-Lined Street in Beverly Hills

Have you seen those beautiful palm tree lined streets in Los Angeles and ever wondered where the heck people took those photos? Well, we had the same question and were determined to find out. We searched online and we saw a ton of blog posts that showed off their amazing photos, but none of them actually gave an address to the location.

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Saved By the Bell’s Awesome Pop-Up Diner in West Hollywood

Saved By the Bell’s Awesome Pop-Up Diner in West Hollywood

I recently moved back to Los Angeles and Crystal booked a ticket to visit me during the President’s Day weekend in February. The first thing we had on our minds for “Things To Do” in LA was the Saved by the Max Brunch. Crystal has been a huge fan of Saved by the Bell, a popular 90’s TV sitcom, and she was beyond excited to visit this cafe.

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A Fun Weekend Itinerary for Little Italy, San Diego

A Fun Weekend Itinerary for Little Italy, San Diego

Banff National Park has become increasingly popular and we can completely understand why. The park is easily accessible and the views are breathtaking. We packed a lot into our days and since most of the attractions we visited were popular hot spots, our itinerary consists of very early mornings to beat the crowds.

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A Local's Guide to San Diego's Balboa Park

A Local's Guide to San Diego's Balboa Park

When I first moved to San Diego I was only familiar with the things San Diego was well known for and never heard of Balboa Park. The park is filled with museums, gorgeous architecture (great for photo-ops), gardens, hall of nations, and lots more.

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We Revisited the Famous McGuire's Irish Pub Whose Ceiling is Covered with Over a Million Dollars in Bills

We Revisited the Famous McGuire's Irish Pub Whose Ceiling is Covered with Over a Million Dollars in Bills

Crystal and I both went to college in Pensacola, Florida and one of the places we frequented often was McGuire’s Irish Pub. McGuire’s is a local favorite and it was always a great place for us to start our Thursday college nights with some cocktails, craft beer, and light bites.

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A Detailed 2-Day Itinerary for Budapest, Hungary

A Detailed 2-Day Itinerary for Budapest, Hungary

I really enjoyed my time in Budapest and appreciated the history, architecture and quirky sites. I also loved just about everything I ate in Budapest and am a new fan of Hungarian food. If you have a couple of days to spend in Budapest, here is a detailed 2-day itinerary for you to enjoy this city to the fullest!

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We Visited These 6 Popular Tourist Destinations and Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

We Visited These 6 Popular Tourist Destinations and Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

We love getting questions from our friends, family, and readers and wanted to write about the most common questions we get asked about these popular and famous tourist destinations we’ve visited.

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The SoNo Fest Chili Cook-Off in San Diego, California

The SoNo Fest Chili Cook-Off in San Diego, California

The SoNo Fest Chii Cook-Off is a locally focused street festival that features a chili cook-off from local restaurants in San Diego. The street festival is located between North Park and South Park and it’s a volunteer run event where 100% of the proceeds go to the McKinley School Foundation.

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11 Fantastic Things To Do in Bratislava, Slovakia

11 Fantastic Things To Do in Bratislava, Slovakia

I wasn’t expecting much when I was visiting Bratislava since I was told by so many people that there wasn’t much to do in this city, but I found so many great things to do in this fascinating place that became its own country only 26 years ago. Here are 11 things to do in Bratislava, Slovakia that I really enjoyed.

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Business Class Train Experience from Vienna to Budapest

Business Class Train Experience from Vienna to Budapest

I love riding in First Class on trains in Europe because it’s a great experience for a reasonable price. When I was looking for train tickets from Vienna, Austria to Budapest, Hungary, I saw an option for Business Class tickets, which was another level higher than First Class. Of course, I had to book it to see what this experience was like. 

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Post Communist Tour of Bratislava with Authentic Slovakia

Post Communist Tour of Bratislava with Authentic Slovakia

When people visit Bratislava, they usually just pass through and stop by Old Town. I definitely wanted to check out Old Town when I was visiting Bratislava but also wanted to do something a little different. I came upon the Post Communism Tour Of Bratislava with Authentic Slovakia and was instantly intrigued. It was a fabulous way to learn a little more about this fascinating city and country that I didn’t know much about.

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