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    How to Spend Two Weeks In Portugal | The Ultimate Guide

    After spending two weeks driving through Portugal, I am completely in love with the country. It has beautiful cities, a fascinating history, a gorgeous coastline, great food and wine, and it’s inexpensive. Why don’t…

    September 5, 2017
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    A Weekend In the Fairytale Town of Sintra

    If you loved fairytales growing up, there’s a place in Portugal that’s perfect for you. Sintra, sitting in the mountains just a 20 minute drive from Lisbon, has six major castles and dozens of royal retreats…

    August 17, 2017
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    Lifestyle Travel

    Zodiac Sign Travel Tips

    I’ve never been too into zodiac signs. It all seems a little silly, but then there are times you read your horoscope and think, ‘that is so me!’ I’m a Gemini, and the description fits…

    August 30, 2016
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    How to Start a Travel Blog

    A few of you have been asking me why I started my blog, usually followed by asking how. I thought I would do a post that walks you through my blogging history and gives…

    August 10, 2016
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    Carry On

    My Favorite Travel Makeup

    When I travel, I like to keep my suitcase as streamlined as possible, and that includes my makeup bag. If I’m traveling for a specific occasion (a wedding or something like that), maybe I’ll…

    August 4, 2016
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    Carry On

    The Best Travel Sunscreen for Any Trip

    Confession: I did not always appreciate the power of the sun to cause long term skin damage. Growing up in Wisconsin I lived for summer. We only get three months of truly warm weather,…

    June 9, 2016
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    Ultimate Beach Body Scrub

    All week I’ve been rejoicing over the warmer temperatures. Summer is coming! I can stop being cold ALL the time! I’ve also been getting excited to head to Cuba this weekend. Ninety degrees and…

    April 1, 2016
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    Things I Love

    Things I Love: The Trip Planning Edition

    I can’t believe it’s already February! So far this year I’ve been to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Galena (such a cute place!), but am craving something more exotic. So this week has been all about…

    February 5, 2016
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    Carry On

    My Beach Essentials

    The end of January in Chicago has me aching for somewhere tropical. I’ve been doing some trip planning today and will be heading somewhere warm soon. Hooray! In the meantime I’m researching gorgeous beach houses…

    January 25, 2016
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    Guest Posts

    Guest Post! Kids and Costa Rica by April Lenz

    Hey everyone, I’m April from April’s Lush Lashes!  I’m a makeup-loving mommy of two boys; 9 and 2.  The majority of my time is spent filming makeup tutorials, driving my oldest to soccer practice,…

    October 14, 2015