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10 Tips for Visiting Antelope Canyon in Page, Arizona

September 11, 2017

Visiting Antelope Canyon was one of the most breathtaking natural wonders I’ve ever seen. These canyons are gorgeous and are growing in popularity every year. During my recent trip I met people from all over the world making special detours to Page, Arizona just to see it. I put together the top 10 tips I found to be helpful before my trip, enjoy!   1. Guides are Mandatory…

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How to Save Time + Money at Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon X by Taadidiin Tours

September 7, 2017
Antelope Canyon X by Taadidiin Tours

Antelope Canyon X by Taadidiin Tours is by far the best slot canyon to visit in northern Arizona. You heard right, forget Upper and Lower Antelope Canyon. Although the Upper and Lower Canyons are beautiful, due to their popularity the experience is not nearly as magical as it was just a few years ago. Expect to pay exorbitant prices for tours that are overcrowded and shuffle you through…

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The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Horseshoe Bend in Page, Arizona

August 31, 2017

Horseshoe Bend has become an iconic image of America’s Southwest beauty. This horseshoe-shaped bend and has been on my bucket list for a while now and it did not disappoint. Due to its slightly remote location, it can be difficult to get to, however, that’s the fun part! Road trip anyone? Horseshoe Bend is located in Page, Arizona, close to another must-see natural attraction, Antelope Canyon. Both Horseshoe…


The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Venice Beach Canals

July 27, 2017
The Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Venice Beach Canals

What? There are canals in Venice Beach? That was my reaction when I heard about them. And it’s not just hearsay, there really are canals in Venice Beach! I urge you to leave the boardwalk behind and discover this spot where the dream of romantic walkways, gorgeous mansions, and charming canals still live on. Come on, let’s explore! Exploring the Venice Beach Canals What are they? Over a…


How to Spend a Weekend in Banff National Park

July 22, 2017
How to Spend a Weekend in Banff National Park

Banff National Park is one of the most gorgeous national parks within the Canadian Rockies. Visiting Banff National Park has been high on my “to see” list for years. I finally got an opportunity to spend a weekend in the mountains, and I am forever a changed woman. Between the crisp mountain air, snow-capped mountains, and turquoise-clear lakes, Banff National Park absolutely stole my heart. 💜 I’ve put together…

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The Ultimate Guide to the Temecula Valley Wineries

July 17, 2017

Welcome to Southern California’s wine country, the Temecula Valley wineries. If you thought Sonoma and Napa Valley was all California had to offer in terms of wineries and vineyards, I’m pleased to inform you, they’re not. At the Temecula Valley wineries you can expect award-winning wines, tasty restaurants, and cozy bed and breakfast inns. I’ve put together everything you need to know for an enjoyable visit. 🙂 The…

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A Guide to Hiking Grimes Canyon

July 14, 2017
Guide to Hiking and Photographing Grimes Canyon - Los Angeles

Have you been wondering how to hike to Grimes Canyon? I first spotted it when browsing around on Instagram. It is such a unique spot and makes such a great photo, I knew I wanted to hunt it down. When I realized it was just outside of Los Angeles and only a 10-minute hike, I was sold! So now I’ve put together this post so you can hike…

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Wine Tasting at Vindemia Vineyard & Winery

July 12, 2017
Wine Tasting Vindemia Vineyard and Winery

Wine tasting at Vindemia Winery is a must! Vindemia Winery is a fantastic gem in Southern California’s Temecula Valley. Their tagline reads, “venture down a road less taken…”, and after enjoying an afternoon at the vineyard, I would say yes! Definitely venture down that road. 🙂 So, let’s dive on in, shall we?  Wine Tasting at Vindemia Vineyard and Winery About Vindemia Winery Google Maps 33133 Vista Del…

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8 Tips for Visiting Lake Louise, Canada

July 8, 2017
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, Banff

Canada’s Lake Louise is the show-stealer of Banff National Park, and a definite “must see” during your visit. It’s the most photographed lake in the world, and it’s no secret as to why. This place is stunning. Often times, famous locations don’t match the hype, but Lake Louise surely does. The only complaint you might have is that it tends to be overrun with tourists because it’s so darn…

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20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Moraine Lake

July 4, 2017
Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada - 20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Moraine Lake

Just take one glance at Moraine Lake and it will steal your heart away. It’s easily one of the most breathtaking views I have ever seen. I could (and did!) gaze out at those crystal-clear, turquoise waters for hours. As the sunlight reflects off of Moraine Lake, it seems to smile back at you. What makes the experience even more mesmerizing is the rugged beauty of the dramatic…