BLACKOUT - Dining in the Dark in Vegas We're doing a year-end review of this highs (and some lows) from our travels in 2017. Listen to past episodes about our trips here: Banff, Canada Portland, Oregon Los Angeles Greece: Naxos (and Greek Ferries) | Paros (and Greek Food) | Mykonos Paris London New York New… Continue reading Episode 33: 2017 Travel Wrap-up
Our New Zealand trip with G Adventures (the Best of the North Island tour) comes to an end with a caving adventure in Waitomo, learning about Maori culture in Rotorua, and spending some down time in Wellington. Listen to episode 29 to hear about the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and episode 30 about Auckland and Raglan. TumuTumu Toobing through the glow… Continue reading Episode 31: Waitomo, Rotorua, and Wellington
Megan and Emily talk money! We're sharing best practices for traveling abroad and dealing with different currencies. Photo by Christine Roy on Unsplash Get cash right away! Use ATMs rather than currency exchange and consider switching to a bank that doesn't charge withdrawal fees at foreign ATMs (or even reimburses you for them). From NerdWallet: Foreign ATM and… Continue reading Episode 27: Five Money Tips for International Travel
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
Megan took her first solo international trip - a long weekend in Paris, France! Stayed at the Hotel Beaumarchais in the 11th arrondissement. Le Marais Walking Food Tour from Original Food Tours Jardin du Luxembourg Catacombs Eiffel Tower + Arc du Triomphe Breaking Down Bullet Journals from Stuff Mom Never Told You Fat Tire Versailles Bike… Continue reading Episode 23: Paris, France
Listen here, or now on iTunes and Stitcher! We spent two days on Paros in Naoussa. We stayed at Manis Inn on Piperi Naoussa Beach. It was a bit windy, the more protected beach across the way is Monastiri Beach. Restaurants: Mediterraneo, Vitsadakis, Moraitis Winery, Aranto (in Lefkes), Gelateria S. Cream We hiked the Byzantine Path and… Continue reading Episode 14: Paros, Greece
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