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The Biggest Little City In The World: What To Do In Reno, Nevada

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I don’t know about you, but I had always envisioned Reno as a smaller version of Las Vegas with smoky casinos, all-you-can eat buffets, and an older crowd who lived for the good old days. Why I had this idea of Reno is beyond me, but after my recent trip to the city, I realized […]

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Lake Tahoe’s Luxury Escape: The Landing Resort And Spa

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While I love exploring new cities, my favorite type of getaway these days is a resort that allows me to relax, unwind, and really enjoy the atmosphere around me. I recently visited The Landing Resort and Spa in Lake Tahoe, and this hotel was the ultimate oasis. The luxurious and serene hotel settled lakeside near […]

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Wine Tasting To Biergartens: What To Do In Fredericksburg, Texas

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As we mentioned in our Southwest Texas road trip itinerary (Marfa, Lajitas, & Big Bend), we’ve been focused on exploring more of what Texas has to offer. We’ve lived in Dallas for about 10 years, and besides the major cities, we haven’t explored much of the state – and as we all know, Texas is […]

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Texas Weekend Road Trip Itinerary: Marfa, Lajitas, Big Bend, & Terlingua

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Growing up in South Alabama, we were always piling in the car to drive to Destin, Orlando, Sandpiper, New Orleans, Atlanta, etc.  We had so many road trip options, and now after living in Dallas for 10 years, we decided it was time to start exploring our state and see what our road trip options […]

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TRAVEL ITINERARY: How To Plan A Weekend In Napa Valley

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I am so excited to share this post about my recent trip to Napa, because I think it’s one of the most beautiful places in the county!  I could visit several times a year and never get bored, plus the scenery and weather are always perfect. Besides, who doesn’t love wine tasting!? We recently went for […]

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Hotel Spotlight: Hotel Teatro | Denver, Colorado

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When we travel, we love seeking out unique boutique hotels to experience a new side of every city. Discovering hotels with a taste of the city’s charm not only gives a more personalized stay, but it also introduces us to culture and history of the cities we visit. I recently spent a week in Colorado […]

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What To Do On A Weekend Road Trip From LAX to Santa Barbara

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One of the best parts about attending SMU is that our college friends are from ALL over the country. One of our close friends recently got married in Santa Barbara, so we were more than excited for a weekend getaway with all of our friends in California. Though we only had four days for our mini […]

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The Highland Dallas Hotel: The Ultimate Girls Weekend

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The three of us believe there’s nothing better than a girls weekend, so planning a getaway with the sole purpose of relaxation, pampering, gourmet cuisine, and a lot of fun is always on our radar. As much as we love to visit new places and explore new cities, sometimes a staycation is the best type […]

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Club Med Sandpiper: Where Fitness Meets Relaxation

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As summer rolls in, it’s inevitable our wanderlust will spike for an exotic getaway. Though jetting off to a tropical island is the first thing that comes to mind when I think “exotic”, today I’m excited to share a domestic getaway that will allow you to embrace paradise without pulling out the passport or requesting […]

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VACATION SPOTLIGHT: Club Med Sandpiper Bay: Body & Mind Weeks

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Whether you’ve heard us sharing our love for Club Med over the past twenty-something years, read our other Club Med resort reviews, or simply saw a snippet in Ellen’s bio about her happy place, it’s no secret we are obsessed with Club Med.  You might wonder, what is it about this one resort chain that strikes […]

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