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 Drive/Fly to Deerfield Beach Don and Kristina left early Saturday morning, planning …

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Illinois North America United States

How to Spend Two Spontaneous Days in Chicago, Illinois

Candace and I met in late 2016 at a personal development course – back when we were both still living in Houston, Texas. We became closer friends as we did several other programs together, and one of these brought us to Chicago, Illinois in mid-2017. We decided to take advantage of the situation, since neither of us had been before, …

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Alabama North America United States

Things to Do During a Long Weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Looking for a fun and affordable beach vacation here in the U.S.? Might we recommend Gulf Shores, Alabama? I know what you’re thinking – wait, Alabama? Does Alabama even have beaches? Yes, you read that correctly, and yes, they do! Little did we know that the Gulf Coast has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and Gulf …

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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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