Category: travel

Travel Diaries: Holden Beach

Our big, dream trip to Banff Canada was canceled due to COVID so we planned a beach trip after two trips to the mountains and celebrated our 7 year anniversary at Holden Beach.

Travel diaries: Escape to the NC mountains

We spent a weekend in the cool air of the NC mountains and loved the change of scenery!

Travel Diaries: Grand Adventure in the Cayman Islands

A week ago, we were enjoying the sun and sand in the Cayman Islands. We planned the trip in late January after realizing we had more than enough Marriott points to cover 5 days there and the flights were actually pretty cheap. They weren’t direct — we had a quick layover in Charlotte but the

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Travel Diaries: Bahamas Cruise

My in-laws generously gifted us a trip to the Bahamas for Christmas. It was a 3 day cruise on Royal Caribbean out of Port Canaveral with stops in Nassau and Coco Cay. We talked a lot about the boat in advance of the trip to build excitement and answered A LOT of questions — especially

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Travel Diaries: My adventures in Ireland and Spain — solo!

Last week was a big week for me. First solo international trip. First international work trip. First time in Spain. First time being away from either of my boys for a whole week. My first stop was Ireland. I was just outside of Dublin for the duration of my stay and ventured into town on

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