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If you all follow me over on Insta (haaaay friends!) you know that besides Seattle, Austin is slowly creeping it’s way to the top of my list for best cities in the U.S., and for good reason. Austin is unabashedly weird. And I like that. Because we’re all a little weird. It’s quirky. It’s got […]

A year ago at this time, I was sitting nervously/anxiously/excitedly at my computer, ready to hit “launch” on this brand spankin’ new blog I had been working on for months, and dreaming about for a heck of a lot longer than that. It was exhilarating. And scary. And oh-so worth it. There’s a few things […]

Remember when I talked about breaking the rules? Turns out I’m doing that again. But if there’s one place to break the rules for, this is it. This edition of The Coffee Shop Bucket List is straying from my beloved city of Seattle into the charmingly-quirky city of Austin. Turns out lots of cities do […]

Welcome to the Blog, you cutie pie you! Here you'll find city guides to inspire wanderlust, digital nomad advice, and overall life tips. Whatcha watitin' for? Get to exploring!

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The badgers are headed
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my must-have travel
essentials

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the solo female travelers guide to prague
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