Wanderlust Wednesday: Bali

Since “Eat Pray Love” came out in 2010, starring Julia Roberts as author Elizabeth “Liz” Gilbert, I have wanderlusted over the Indonesian island of Bali. The beauty of this island, as Julia Roberts rode around on her bicycle, drew me in from the very beginning. In March of this year, Bali was named the world’s top travel destination by TripAdvisor in it’s Traveler’s choice award. “Bali is a living postcard, an Indonesian paradise that feels like a fantasy. Soak up the sun on a stretch of fine white sand, or commune with the tropical creatures as you dive along coral […]

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Pink Sand Beaches

I recently saw a picture of my friend, Karis, post a great photo of her jumping with excitement on the pink sand beaches of Las Colorados, Mexico. Earlier this year, she flew over this pink sand beach and immediately put that location on her bucket list. I’m so glad she found it! {Sidebar: Karis is an avid traveler and seeker of new and wonderful adventures. In her blog, Travel ViKarisly, she shares beautiful photos of her travels around the world. You can read more about her in this blog post. I can’t wait until the day that I get to […]

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Las Vegas, Baby!

A few years ago, my husband and I went to Las Vegas for the long Thanksgiving weekend. We stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and loved every minute of it! Later this year, we’re heading back to Vegas and plan to do a lot more than just gamble and see a show. So what’s there to do in Vegas besides gamble and see a show {or two}? LOTS!!! Let me count the ways in which you can enjoy Vegas, and what all you can see and do in this city that some people call “Sin City” and the […]

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Take Me to Capri

Capri, Italy. This small island draws me in like a moth to a flame. Capri has always been one of the most cosmopolitan islands in the Mediterranean, and is beloved by celebrities and international jet-setters. Capri, an island in Italy’s Bay of Naples, is famed for its rugged landscape, upscale hotels and shopping, from designer fashions to limoncello and handmade leather sandals. One of its best-known natural sites is the Blue Grotto, a dark cavern where the sea glows electric blue, the result of sunlight passing through an underwater cave. In summer, Capri’s dramatic, cove-studded coastline draws many yachts. Depending […]

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Wanderlust Wednesday: The Happiest Place on Earth

According to the World Happiness Report, Norway topped the list as this worlds happiest place. Norway is the overall happiest country in the world, even though the oil prices dropped. Shortly followed by Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland in a tight pack. All the top ten countries have high scores in the six categories. The ranking is as followed: Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, with Australia and Sweden tied for 9th place. The United States ranked 14th. There are some amazing and iconic things to do in Norway, and Marie with To Europe and Beyond has listed seven of those things in […]

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