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January 23, 2020

There's something incredibly special about Thailand's northern region. It's a place of ridiculous beauty - both natural and cultural. A place that's home to the sweetest locals that always make me feel so welcome when I visit. A place that is loved equally by both backpackers and luxury travelers. And a place where it's perfectly okay to chill 24/7 because everyone else is doin...

January 6, 2020

Konichiwa! I'm just back from a whirlwind trip to Japan - literally, I felt like I blinked and it was over. I flew in and out of Osaka, but spent most of my time in Kyoto, and wanted to share my 48-hour itinerary with you guys. The itinerary is perfect for anyone planning a first-time visit. I've included some of Kyoto's most iconic sites, as well as a few off-the-beaten-path gems. I u...

December 30, 2019

I've just returned from a road trip through Northern California's wine country. The trip was only three days, but it felt like a week's worth of experiences. I partnered with Visit California, and together we were able to craft an itinerary that made full use of the close proximity of Napa, Sonoma and Santa Rosa. And it wasn't just a food and wine trip - Visit California came up wi...

December 18, 2019

I love discovering destinations that have flown completely below my radar. This year, that was Poland. I spent seven days with the country's tourism board visiting cities, sights and landmarks I'd never heard of (and never seen on Instagram) ... and it was a complete breathe of fresh air. In just one week, we visited five cities - barely scratching the surface of the country, but enough to...

September 4, 2019

Havasupai has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, and this summer I finally crossed the bucket list destination off my list. Located just a few hours driving from Las Vegas and Phoenix, it's hard to believe that one of the world's prettiest waterfalls sits tucked away so close to Sin City. For years, I've traveled to remote parts of the globe chasing waterfalls, when al...

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