Category Archives: travel

Twilight Canal Houses | Amsterdam, Netherlands

I remember these moments of twilight in Amsterdam so vividly. The air was chilly, but not too cold. The colors were absolute perfection. You could see warm light coming from the canal houses as families prepared dinner. Laughter and smells of Dutch cooking filled the air. I felt so lucky to […]

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Belgian fries | Amsterdam, Netherlands

French fries are holy for me. They are basically my favorite food. Enter Belgian fries. Game. Changer. They are cooked not once, but twice, to crispy perfection. Not only are they the perfect crispness, but they are served with a variety of sauces from mayo to curry to peanut sauce. Our […]

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Metropolitan Waffles | Amsterdam, Netherlands

You can’t visit Amsterdam without enjoying waffles, right? They are best warm and crispy. This was our favorite spot in the city… Perfect for walking home on a chilly night! I day dream about the texture and taste of these waffles.

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Gum Wall | Seattle, Washington

If you are looking for something different to do in Seattle, may I recommend a quick visit to the gum wall? Chances are, you are closer to it than you might think. It is just around the corner from Pike Place Market. Sure, it is a little gross, but it […]

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Space Needle | Seattle, Washington

Behold, the iconic Space Needle! I have been to Washington many times, and this was my third time going up into the Space Needle. I know it is a tourist attraction, (not exactly off the beaten path), but it is still a lot of fun to go up and see […]

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HIGHWAY 1 ROAD TRIP | Bixby Creek Bridge | Big Sur, California

Our little California road trip was so much fun. I knew I definitely wanted to stop at Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur. The views were phenomenal and did not disappoint. In case you are planning a trip, there is a little parking lot (limited spots) where we stopped to […]

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Highway 1 Road Trip | Pfeiffer Beach | Big Sur, California

*** WARNING: DOG OVERLOAD! *** A few months ago we hit the road for my 30th birthday trip up the California coast. Zora came along for the adventure and we met my best friend near the Redwoods. I’ve always wanted to drive up Highway One and see more of the […]

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Palace of Fine Arts | San Francisco, California

Happy first day of December! I am still playing catch up, so I thought I would share a wonderful little San Francisco gem with you, the Palace of Fine Arts. The Palace of Fine Arts was built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition and was so popular it has remained at the same […]

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San Francisco City Views from Twin Peaks | San Francisco, California

I have been to San Francisco many times, but Twin Peaks has always eluded me. On our first visit this year, I made sure we would have a chance to take in the iconic view! It is a steep climb to the top by car, but the views are well […]

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City Scenes | Victoria, British Columbia

You can probably tell from my last few posts how much I enjoyed my first visit to Canada and the lovely Victoria, British Columbia. I thought I would share some of my favorite photos from exploring the city to cap off my experience. (p.s. If I look a little green… […]

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