De Colores in Old Town Albuquerque

My Two Days in Albuquerque

Albuquerque! When I told people I was coming to ABQ, many of them scratched their heads. Isn’t that city just for passing through? Well, it is a mainstay on historic Route 66, but there is plenty to discover, and I had no problem filling two days in Albuquerque. Albuquerque in the Summer You guys, what was I thinking? Albuquerque at the end of June was … Continue reading My Two Days in Albuquerque

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California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

California is known for its diverse terrain, including arid deserts, lush forests, and fine beaches. Here are some of California’s best beach towns, from north to south. You’ll find a couple of the characteristics that set each town apart as well as hotel recommendations for when you plan your trip.  The rest of this post contains some affiliate links. If you book using my link, … Continue reading California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

3 Touristy Things to Do in Danville, Illinois

This post on visiting Danville, Illinois is by a member of the Voyageer Contributor Team, Brennon, from Just Brennon Blog. Find out how to have your post featured here! There are so many underrated, small towns in America booming with interesting history and beautiful attractions. Take for example, Danville, Illinois. Danville is the home of famous celebrities such as Gene Hackman, Jerry and Dick Van Dyke, and … Continue reading 3 Touristy Things to Do in Danville, Illinois

Angels Flight in Downtown L.A.

Have you ever wanted to ride the world’s shortest commercial railway? Or perhaps the remarkable towers caught your eye in their many vintage movie and TV appearances? The historic Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles is a fun way to take a short trip within Downtown and experience the peak of 1901’s public transportation. Oh, and it’s affordable! Angels Flight opened at the turn … Continue reading Angels Flight in Downtown L.A.

Where to Stay in Albuquerque

Each year, my husband and I travel for our anniversary. It’s more fun and exciting than giving material gifts—travel and experience are more meaningful. Sometimes it’s an epic trip like Europe (2012 and 2016), but other times it’s a weekend getaway (Tijuana 2017). This year, we pulled up the old Southwest Destination Finder and booked Rapid Rewards travel to somewhere close: Albuquerque, New Mexico. I know … Continue reading Where to Stay in Albuquerque

Where I’ve Been – Where I’ve Loved

For the first half of this year, I actually didn’t have any big trips planned. That’s a tricky spot to be in as a travel blogger, especially as someone who prefers to write about a place I’ve actually been. Now that I do have a trip coming together for fall, I’m putting together an itinerary that will hopefully be filled with places I’ve never seen … Continue reading Where I’ve Been – Where I’ve Loved

Daydreaming about where to stay in Cabo San Lucas

Funny story: today I was using the Southwest Destination Finder to look up how far my Rapid Rewards miles would get me, and thinking about getting my pale booty down to Cabo San Lucas this summer. I’d abandoned my search to do some housework when my friend texted me, asking for recommendations on where to stay in Cabo. Coincidence! Naturally I spent the next hour … Continue reading Daydreaming about where to stay in Cabo San Lucas

San Miguel de Allende in One Day

You may have already heard of San Miguel de Allende; it is one of the most picturesque towns I have ever visited. I felt like I was in a movie, walking down tight streets in between colorful houses with overflowing gardens, and peeking into restaurants where locals shared a cup of coffee and gossiped. It seemed like every time I turned a corner, I encountered … Continue reading San Miguel de Allende in One Day

Guanajuato Mine Tour Options

Historically, mining has been one of the biggest economic contributors to Guanajuato, Mexico. The effect that mining has had on the city can be seen from the fine silver shops found near the Callejon del Beso, to the distinctive tunnels that route traffic off of the main roads and create a pedestrian friendly hamlet. The same technology used to bore mine shafts into the earth created the … Continue reading Guanajuato Mine Tour Options

Tijuana brands for Instagram Eye Candy

If you’re like me, you use different social media channels for different reasons. Facebook is for close friends, Twitter is for news and comedy, and Instagram is eye candy. Of course, I use instagram to find cool stuff in new cities but when a shop/restaurant has an awesome feed I add them to my normal rotation. Here are 5 brands you should follow immediately: 1. … Continue reading Tijuana brands for Instagram Eye Candy