Birmingham Spotlight: Pepper Place Market

If you’ve kept up with my blog at all, you’ll know that I love farmer’s markets (and markets of any kind really), and I have a huge passion for shopping local. When I learned about the Pepper Place Market in Birmingham, I got really excited. After living in Alabama for over 4 years, I had…

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My Favorite Packing Tips

Recently, people have been asking me to do a packing list on the blog. While I’m happy to oblige, I won’t bore you with how many pairs of socks you should pack while on a trip. Although every trip is different in duration, climate, unexpected weather, and packing preferences, here are my packing tips on…

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SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas

Austin was one of my most anticipated trips this year, and it didn’t disappoint. Austin is everything its cracked up to be and more, with a vibrant downtown, amazing food, and a cool, authentic vibe far from the “hipster” rap the city seems to get. As a lover of food trucks and live music, I…

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5 Tips to Find the Perfect Airbnb Listing

Airbnb is my favorite website to find a place to stay while traveling. Airbnb rentals are unique, give you the opportunity to meet locals in the city you’re visiting, and are often much cheaper than hotels. Many people have never used Airbnb before, and are interested but hesitant to book with them. I’ll give you 5…

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Nashville City Guide, Part 2

As promised, here is the second part of my guide to Nashville. In part 2, I’ll talk about: Some of my favorite restaurants around Nashville Some of my favorite spots to grab coffee and just hang out A few great watering holes, ranging from trashy karaoke joints to upscale cocktail bars A few ways to…

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Nashville City Guide, Part 1

I’m so excited to introduce a guide to Nashville, one of my favorite cities! After having visited Nashville multiple times, and getting requests from friends about what do there, I decided to create a comprehensive guide to the city. Many people just stick to downtown and Broadway, but there is so much more to explore…

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