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Europe Travel Advice & Reflections

Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamed about going to Paris. I studied French for seven years and my mom always talked about how it was her dream too. Coming from a family with little to no means to travel abroad, I never thought it would become a reality. If you've been following… Continue reading Europe Travel Advice & Reflections

Winter Zoo - Red Wolf
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Winter Zoo: Why the Zoo is for Every Season

If you haven't figured it out by now, I love zoos! Everywhere we travel we look for a brewery (for my husband) and a zoo or aquarium (for me). Why? Animals! I love animals. All of them. Feathers, fur, scales... doesn't matter. Something about seeing animals just brings a smile to my face. And the… Continue reading Winter Zoo: Why the Zoo is for Every Season

NYC Rockefeller Center - Christmas in New York City
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A Classic Christmas in New York City

Ahhhh Christmas in New York City. It doesn’t get much more iconic than that. From the lighting of the tree in Rockefeller Center to the appearance in so many Christmas movies to the dropping of the ball on New Year’s Eve in Times Square, there is something magical about New York that symbolizes the holiday… Continue reading A Classic Christmas in New York City

Traveler Holiday Wishlist 2017 - Wanderlust on a Budget
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Traveler Holiday Wishlist: 2017 – Wanderlust Wednesday #16

With the holiday season quickly approaching and Black Friday shopping right around the corner, it's time to put together the 2017 traveler's holiday wishlist! Great ideas for a friend or family member who travels a lot - or as ideas to put on your own wishlist for Santa! For more ideas, check my previous post… Continue reading Traveler Holiday Wishlist: 2017 – Wanderlust Wednesday #16

Francis Scott Key Park
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A Day in Georgetown: 24 Hours in Washington DC’s Hippest Neighborhood

I was recently in DC for a work trip, and of course I extended it for some personal time to explore the city! I've been to DC multiple times before, but usually just for the day and mostly around the National Mall and monuments. This time I was looking for something different, and I'd heard… Continue reading A Day in Georgetown: 24 Hours in Washington DC’s Hippest Neighborhood

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The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Hey it's Wanderlust Wednesday again! This week we are looking at the free things you can find to do no matter where you go! Sometimes the freebies are not just budget-friendly, but they are also the best way to get to know a place and its history. Visit the local library Libraries are free to… Continue reading The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Sunset on Onondaga Lake
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Life Along the Lake – A Liverpool Bucket List

It’s time for another Central New York highlight; this time we’re looking at Liverpool. Frankly, Liverpool is my favorite suburb of Syracuse because of how much it has to offer. So, I’ve put together a fun bucket list of all of the great things you need to do/try/experience in the village that shares its name with the much… Continue reading Life Along the Lake – A Liverpool Bucket List

Syracuse Airport
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6 Tips for Scoring Flight Deals – Wanderlust Wednesday #14

I travel. A lot. And I don’t regret that for a moment. But what does get old is people judging me because they think I can’t afford it. Asking is fine, but don’t make assumptions. That’s one of the main reasons I started this blog – to share my ideas on how I actually do… Continue reading 6 Tips for Scoring Flight Deals – Wanderlust Wednesday #14