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Travel intimidates a lot of people, and I honestly kind of get it (emphasis on kind of). There is a lot left to the unknown. What will happen if I get lost?  Planes/cars/trains crash all the time, so what happens if mine does? What if I forget to pack XYZ? What if I lose my phone? What if I spend more money than I should? There’s a lot of planning required and what if… Read More

Virginia is a beautiful state. With mountains, trees, waterfalls, history, and plenty of scenic drives, it makes for a spectacular place to visit and a lovely place to live. But what are the prettiest places? How do you decide what to see? While I obviously think you may as well see it all, there realistically isn’t time for that. So here’s a list of five of Virginia’s prettiest, most worthwhile places to… Read More

It’s been a minute! Everyone tells you that you get a lot busier once you get married, but I really didn’t believe them (and I still don’t entirely believe them because life is always busy, so what’s the difference in time just because you made your over-the-top crush legal?). Here we are, though, three months into being married and busyness is a real thing–but it’s honestly not the only thing. Truth is,… Read More

Maybe you’re not that organized of a person and would rather just throw some junk in a suitcase then make a packing list and pack everything on it (*cough* Noah), but if you do that with Iceland, then you’ll end up having to buy a few things while you’re there (like gloves or deodorant, perchance?). Packing lists are just a smart idea, especially in cold places where you’ll be for an extended… Read More

Where to begin? Yes, it’s cold. Yes, there’s ice. Yes, they speak English (as well as Icelandic). Yes, some of the natives probably believe in trolls (I might, too, if I grew up there. You’ll have to go to understand why). Iceland is a volcanic island rich with waterfalls, caves, sheep, and fish jerky. They drive on the right side of the road, don’t really care about customer service, and close the roads… Read More