I finished my trip to Mississippi and Alabama with a in Birmingham. Read about my thoughts regarding the trip in this post.
I realized recently that one city I rarely blog about is Chicago, my favorite city and my home! I am going to change this and had my first opportunity to explore the city as a tourist when my cousin Brittany came to visit a couple of weeks ago. We had to much fun and I had a great time exploring new places. Read all about those places in this post!
Read all about my experience scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in this post.
Read about our walk from Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach in this post.
On the morning of Day 2, Megan and I set out for a quick breakfast before we met up with Claire (who was flying to Sydney from Canberra while were at breakfast). We ended up going to the Queen Victoria Building (QVB), which was a short walk from the Grace Hotel. The QVB was built … Continue reading Climbing the Sydney Bridge
Read all about my first day in Sydney in this post. We visited the Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House and did a free walking tour.
Read about our girls' weekend in Chicago in this post, including brunch at Tuco & Blondie and the Jimmy Buffett concert at Wrigley Field
Several years ago, I was out with some friends and their friends. We were at a bar, talking and having a good time. The discussion turned to whatever the popular TV shows or movies were at the time and I zoned out, not interested in the conversation. I don't watch much TV and usually fall … Continue reading Broadway in Chicago…and New York City
Cold. Really cold. That's the best way I can describe our sunrise experience on Haleakala in Maui. Per recommendations from all of the guidebooks and blogs I read as well from as many friends, we made the trek up to the top of Haleakala on our second day in Maui to capture the sunrise. Haleakala … Continue reading Sunrise on Haleakala in Maui
Since my first trip to Hawaii in 2013, one activity that has been at the top of my "to try" list is stand up paddle boarding (SUP). I chickened out when I was there in 2013 and again in 2015 but finally got up the nerve to try it on this trip. I have seen … Continue reading Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Maui