Maui Travel Diaries

Maui Travel Diaries

It’s been over a month since we returned from Maui but I’m only now really working on my travel diaries. These posts are some of the most time consuming because I overthink them. But I probably don’t need to worry about it too much for a place as awesome as Maui. I can’t really make it look bad. Instead of trying to cover everything, I’m just going to highlight some of my favorite things that. Here it goes! Hikes Maui is not city like at all, so we knew we would be spending a lot of time out in the…

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5 Maui Outfits

5 Maui Outfits

I went to Maui for a week! It was one of the best trips I have ever been on. After trips I always find the task of writing blog posts a bit daunting because 1) there are usually so many photos to go through, 2) I want to the destination justice and 3) I need all the energy I have to get back into the full-time working life! The post trip blues were particularly real this time… So I’m going to leave most of the trip highlights for another post and focus on my outfits in this one. I find…

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California Coast Road Trip – Christmas 2017

California Coast Road Trip – Christmas 2017

My family loves a good road trip (read about our trips to Sedona and Norcal). We don’t really like to plan things too early so everything stays pretty spontaneous and relaxed. For Christmas this year, we went on a short trip to visit Hearst Castle, located along the coast of central California, about four hours from Los Angeles. Even though the trip was only three days, we hit a lot of spots. I’m going to share a few highlights here but we also got to observe elephant seals and visit San Luis Obispo, among other things. I hope you enjoy…

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Zzyzx – Abandoned Desert Oasis

Zzyzx – Abandoned Desert Oasis

Zzyzx, formerly Soda Springs, is an unincorporated area in the Mojave Desert. The word “zzyzx” is named as such by Curtis Howe Springer because he wanted it to be the last word in the dictionary. A skim through his Wikipedia page¬†quickly paints a picture of the kind of person he was. He opened a spa in the area but later got into multiple legal disputes with the government, and the spa eventually became abandoned. As a part of a road trip back from Las Vegas, we stopped by Zzyzx to see what it’s all about. After a couple days in…

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Las Vegas Travel Diary

Las Vegas Travel Diary

I went to Las Vegas last week! Even though we’ve been to Europe, the Caribbean and the East Coast, my boyfriend and I have never been on a proper road trip of more than two hours together. He had also never been to Las Vegas since he turned 21, so this trip had a few exciting firsts. Without going into an hour-by-hour recount of our trip, I want to share some highlights and shots from the city of lights as well as some findings along the road from LA to LV.

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Fall Look in Cambridge, MA

Fall Look in Cambridge, MA

A main reason I wanted to visit Boston was because I wanted to experience fall in New England, so naturally I wanted to have the perfect fall outfit for it. Leading up to the trip, I purchased a plaid wrap skirt, a basic white tee (from the men’s section), and a charcoal trench coat from Theory to assemble the perfect fall look. I originally wanted to go for a plaid blazer or coat as they are everywhere at the moment. I love the trend but it does seem a little overdone at this point, so I thought wearing the pattern…

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