Two years ago I went to and - spoiler alert - LOVED Nashville. I will try my best to remember it because I think fondly on it this time of the year and it's definitely worth sharing! Fall in Nashville is amazing! Nashville was somewhere I'd always wanted to visit and I was unemployed at… Continue reading Four Fall Days in Nashville
Our week-long trip to the Greek islands was wonderful! Here are the top tips I share with anyone planning a trip there: Find a cheap ticket! My ticket from Seattle into Mykonos was $422! Thanks, Scott's Cheap Flights! Greece flights seem to go on sale often enough that if you're flexible with your timing, you… Continue reading 10 tips to plan an amazing trip to the Greek islands
Comfort is crucial to long flights and it just takes a little planning to think through everything you will - or even just may - need. Photo by Steve Halama on Unsplash A lot of the stuff that I've learned to pack for long travel days simply helps me feel more human after I've flown all night and… Continue reading Must-haves for long flights
Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher! Living abroad in Brazil, with Emily's brother, Adam Taylor Adam has lived in Brazil for the last eight years. Currently, Adam lives in Porto Alegre in the southern-most state of Brazil, Rio Grande do Sol. When Emily traveled to Brazil in 2015, they visited: Iguazu Falls Itaipu Dam Brazil's wine… Continue reading Episode 9: Living Abroad (Brazil)
Our recent visit to Willamette Valley wine country in Oregon got me thinking about a U.S. wine tour wish list. If you think that Napa and Sonoma are the only places to hit up the wine trail, it's time to think outside the box (of wine). First things first...drink responsibly. My favorite way to tour… Continue reading 12 U.S. Wine Regions That Aren’t Napa
I read a lot of sociology and psychology books and work for a communications firm that inspires behavior change, so that's to say, please forgive me while I nerd out a bit. The transtheoretical model of behavior change says we move through five stages of change: precontemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance. There are more… Continue reading What are you waiting for?
Chicago, Illinois has been on my want-to-visit list for a while. In the spirit of just go, I went last month! I signed up for the Chicago Spring Half Marathon and tacked on a few extra days to explore the city. Here are some things that I did and loved and my suggestions for a… Continue reading A Long Weekend in Chicago