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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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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Africa Kenya Lake Nakuru & Lake Elmenteita

Experience the Magic of Lake Nakuru & Lake Elmenteita

If you’ve opted out of reading our longer Kenya post and are just interested in learning about what we did in Lake Nakuru National Park and Lake Elmenteita, 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 …

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