5 of the Best Lobster Rolls in Portland, Maine

If you’re like me and you’re spending any amount of time in Maine, you’re going to attempt to eat a lobster roll at every meal. And you know what? I love that for us. And something else I love for us is that Portland literally has so many incredible options for lobster rolls. You canContinue reading “5 of the Best Lobster Rolls in Portland, Maine”

13 Machu Picchu Travel Tips • What to Know Before You Go

Machu Picchu is on so many people’s bucket lists and that is for good reason. Hell, it was on mine too! It’s this incredible slice of history built in the most magical scenery that is unlike anything else in the world. It has absolutely earned being one of the New Wonders of the Modern World,Continue reading “13 Machu Picchu Travel Tips • What to Know Before You Go”

30 Peru Travel Tips • First Timer’s Guide

Are you heading to Peru for the first time? Or, maybe not the first time but definitely need a refresher on things to know before you go? I’ve got you covered! I started putting together this list of Peru travel tips while I was still there – in cabs and in vans on the wayContinue reading “30 Peru Travel Tips • First Timer’s Guide”

14 Tips for Visiting Manuel Antonio National Park

Heading to Costa Rica and wanting the best of the wildlife and beach worlds, all in one spot? Look no further than Manuel Antonio National Park. This gorgeous piece of the world is home to so much wildlife and some of the most beautiful turquoise water I’ve ever seen. I am obsessed with how wildContinue reading “14 Tips for Visiting Manuel Antonio National Park”

15 Tips for Visiting Yosemite National Park

So you’ve decided on visiting Yosemite National Park? You’ve already made one good decision so far, so I’m proud of you. Planning your Yosemite trip is going to be a blast, and I can help get you started with my 3 day itinerary. But there are definitely a few things I wish I knew beforehandContinue reading “15 Tips for Visiting Yosemite National Park”

Packing List for Your Winter Mountain Vacation

Winter in the mountains is honestly so gorgeous it takes your breath away. ng to Colorado during the winter is definitely important and will make or break your trip, in my opinion. I spent a considerable amount of time Glenwood Springs (check out my top recommended things to do), a gorgeous little Colorado mountain townContinue reading “Packing List for Your Winter Mountain Vacation”

5 Tips on How to Convince Your Partner to Travel With You & Actually Like It

Getting your non-travel-obsessed partner to enjoy traveling takes some work, finesse, and thoughtfulness. It’s not easy figuring out how to convince your partner to travel with you. But, take it from me, as I feel like I’m kind of an expert in this realm. My, now husband as of Dec 2021 (woot!) but partner sinceContinue reading “5 Tips on How to Convince Your Partner to Travel With You & Actually Like It”

My Top Travel Apps • Best Travel Tools for Trip Planning

These days I use my cell phone for way more than just meal pics and creeping on Instagram; I’m using some pretty amazing tools to help me make the most of the trips I plan. Whether you’re trying to book a flight or find stops along a road trip, the App Store can be yourContinue reading “My Top Travel Apps • Best Travel Tools for Trip Planning”

How to Pack in Just a Carry-On Bag, No Matter Your Trip’s Length

If you haven’t picked up on it, hi, I’m Amanda and I’m a pretty avid traveler. Be it abroad or domestic, you can find me on planes quite often (I’m likely the one asleep in the window seat). Also one of my crowning achievements in the travel space is that I haven’t checked a bagContinue reading “How to Pack in Just a Carry-On Bag, No Matter Your Trip’s Length”