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Category: Travel

On the Road: Chattanooga Brews

If you’re in Chattanooga for a getaway weekend, there are plenty of breweries for you to get a good, craft beer especially within walking distance and/or a short drive.  After chatting with some locals, we learned that Chattanooga is apparently in an upswing in their craft beer scene…

Carry-On Backpack: Why You Should Try It On Your Next Trip

 Jacob and I are planning our upcoming spring and summer trips, and I thought I would share one of our favorite travel gears: our backpacks. When I was in undergrad, I studied abroad in Costa Rica—twice!  The second time I went to Costa Rica, I brought my hiking pack…

Explore: Ellijay, Georgia

As a busy professional, sometimes you just need a quick getaway to recharge and refresh.  North Georgia has become one of our favorite, easy, getaway locations.  The drive to Ellijay is a little over 3 hours from Birmingham, which makes it ideal for a few days of rest and relaxation…

Driving in Ireland: We Survived!

On this cold and rainy day, I thought it would be good idea to add on to my Ireland travel guides.  The cold weather reminded me of our day at the Rock of Cashel. It was a windy and rainy day at Rock of Cashel but we were having fun…

Explore: Western Ireland

While in Dublin, I was itching to get out of the city.  Don’t get me wrong, Dublin is great; however there is something beautiful, tranquil, and yet lively about my travels throughout Western Ireland.  The sceneries alone are breathtaking.  Western Ireland reminded me of the reasons of why I…

Explore: Dublin

My husband and I LOVE to travel. If possible, I think we would happily make a career out of traveling. Prior to us getting married, I spent a month in Ireland in order to finish my masters program.  He was super jealous, but I promised that we would one day…

Explore: Portland

Portland, Oregon should be an add on any travel list.  Once you leave the airport, it’s a simple, cheap 40 minute ride on the light rail to downtown Portland.  There is so much to do and see within and outside the city limits.  We ate delicious food and…