travel

Teeny Weeny Butt Bikinis

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Hawaii has a way of making you wear less swimsuit. It was there I bought my first bikini, as a 12-year-old, and I remember my mom saying “now remember, not everyone wears bikinis.” (She was wrong) (Times have changed) On my most recent sojourn to the aloha state, teeny weeny butt bikinis were all the…

Packing in Only a Backpack

On my recent eight-day trip to Scotland/Ireland, I planned on moving around a lot, so I told everyone I was only going to pack in one backpack. A hiking/skiing backpack at that, not even a backpacking backpack. I wasn’t sure I could do it despite my bravada, but when it came down to it, I…

8 Days in Scotland & Ireland

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I had a hell of a time researching spending such a short amount of time in the two countries, so I’m going to do everyone a favor and re-tell my itinerary in Scotland & Ireland, and what I wish I would have done/known. About choosing Scotland and Ireland to travel to in just 8 days:…

Wanderlust

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If you know me pretty well, you may laugh: I didn’t used to think I had wanderlust. Despite studying abroad in Madrid and transferring schools, I didn’t really realize how much I loved change and loved to travel until … I set it as a goal for the last year to travel less, to enjoy…

Celebs Just Follow Me Around …

Well, I mean … I do migrate from paradise to paradise. Who wouldn’t want to follow me? (tongue firmly in cheek, haters) From the team that brought us LA-area celeb-magnets Hooray Henry’s , SHOREbar, and Bootsy Bellows comes Bootsy Bellows Aspen! So obvious. Owned by John Terzian, owner & founder of h.wood group, and Bootsy Bellows…

The Vegas

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Southwest Airlines Vacations for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. So long as we’re making my life in Orange County look like the TV show The O.C., might as well make a “The Vegas” reference, right? It’s a hop, skip, and barely a jump…