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Making the Most of your Time in Phuket, Thailand

Topaz & Sapphire

We took a trip for 10 days to Thailand in honor of our dad’s upcoming 50th birthday. We made pit stops in Bangkok and Nakhon Phanom, my dad’s birth place, before heading for the southern coast of Thailand. While Bangkok is bustling and Nakhon Phanom is idyllic and I loved both cities, Phuket has been at the top of my travel bucket list for the …

Five Ways to Get Festive for Fall

Half the country is reveling in “sweater weather” right now, while the other half is still sporting sandals and cut-offs. If you fall into the latter group like me (no pun intended), it can be hard to feel festive for the season as pumpkin spice lattes and cozy blankets are a ways off.   Whether you’re already donning those Nordstrom Anniversary Sale booties and enjoying …

Amsterdam in December

Amsterdam Things to Do

Oh Amsterdam, where do I even begin? Your canal-lined streets, smiling and insanely tall dutch residents, and highly assertive bikers can’t be beat. I’ve never visited a place for the first time while simultaneously feeling right at home. While there are some touristy things to do in Amsterdam, most things on the list are things that locals enjoy everyday. Here are my top 10 recommendations …

Things To Do in Kauai, HI

I’m not sure when my obsession with Polynesian culture, luaus, and Hawaiian beaches started, but as a child I’ve always dreamed of visiting Hawaii; it was my dream! Growing up in North Carolina, traveling to Hawaii was further than traveling to Europe. When Brady and I got married two years ago, I told him we HAD to go to Hawaii at some point before we …