Florida North America United States

How to Celebrate Turning 30 in Deerfield Beach, Florida

With COVID-19 still looming and almost a year of stalled travel plans, my boyfriend, Tim, and I made the somewhat risky decision to join my brother, Don, and his fiancé, Kristina, on their trip to Deerfield Beach, Florida for Don’s 30th birthday. Day 1: Getting to Deerfield Beach Don and Kristina left early Saturday morning, planning to drive most of …

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North America Texas United States

How to Celebrate Your 30th Birthday in Fredericksburg, Texas

2021 brought a new year and new (albeit modified) travel plans! Our first trip was to celebrate my 30th birthday in early January, and given the Covid vaccine was not readily available to most people our age at that point, we wanted to make sure we were super cautious. Ultimately, I decided on a local trip to Fredericksburg, TX, which …

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Alabama North America United States

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Originally considering a trip to Napa, California for Labor Day Weekend, my boyfriend, Tim, and I, along with our friends, Allison and Ryan, decided that it wasn’t worth the risk to fly out there due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we landed on booking a trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama instead. This would be drivable for us, since we live …

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Africa Kenya Maasai Mara National Reserve

How to Spend 3 Days in Maasai Mara National Reserve

If you’ve opted out of reading our longer Kenya post and are just interested in learning about what we did in Maasai Mara, then you’re in the right place! Let me catch you up first, so you have a bit of context. A BROAD REFRESHER My boyfriend, Tim, and I, along with our friends – two other couples, Allison, Ryan, Emily …

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