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Where to stay in Provence

Where to stay in Provence

When I first asked myself the question of where I wanted to stay in the lovely Luberon region of southern France, I answered myself, half joking, that I wanted to literally have views of lavender from my window. I also hoped to…

Rousillon

Rousillon

Before I jump into this little slice of heaven, I want to note that I have not posted in over a year due to this little pipsqueak! I gave birth last May and full heartedly let Harrison become my world.…

Finding my Mat – SYF 2016

Finding my Mat – SYF 2016

2016 is going to be quite the year. With our first baby on the way my mind is racing with a million questions, thoughts, dreams, and fears. While I know practicing yoga when pregnant is one of the best ways to keep your body feeling…

20 Destinations From 2015

20 Destinations From 2015

Every year, I like to look back and take stock over travel moments from the year. I have started to find patterns and themes in my various destinations. 2014 was filled with thrill seeking and animals as my friends and I rafted stormy rivers, zipped through cloud…

5 Favorite Hikes in the Southwest

5 Favorite Hikes in the Southwest

There is something beautiful about working for your scenery. A good hike clears the mind and refreshes the soul. This past year, I have tackled some of the best treks this part of the country has to offer. Take a…

2 Weeks on the West Coast

2 Weeks on the West Coast

Rachael, the Londoner who was drunkenly invited to my wedding after meeting me maybe twice, and then spontaneously agreed to come, recently told me she is going to be returning to the West Coast! This is also the girl we subjected…

Summer Fun in the Alps

Summer Fun in the Alps

When you think of the Alps, you typically imagine blankets of snow, skiing down slopes, eating too much fondue and snuggling up with warm blankets and a cup of hot coco. But wait, a summer holiday in the Alps!? Yes,…

A Decadent Day in Paris

A Decadent Day in Paris

Can you see Paris in a Day? No! Right off the bat, one day in Paris is a tragedy. I highly recommend several days in this chic bustle of a city. However, life is short and choices had to be made. I had…

Sipping Wine and Kissing Giraffes

Sipping Wine and Kissing Giraffes

Everyone in the world knows what Arizona is famous for. That big beautiful gaping hole in the earth that draws the crowds year after year is definitely a sight to see. But what else does this state have to offer? I have started…

Costa Rica vs. Nica – A Snap Shot

Costa Rica vs. Nica – A Snap Shot

Late last year I traveled to Costa Rica with some friends. It was my first trip to Central America and yes I had expectations. We have all heard about the unsurpassed beauty of Costa Rica so it wasn’t too far fetched…