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COVID-19 & coming to peace with being at home

I completed two weeks of self quarantine… just in time for 15 90+ more days of shelter in place. Here’s what I’m learning about #stayingin Follow along throughout my journey on Instagram  Before you start, if you can: Ask yourself: Where do I want to be? Who do I want to be with? Get there, with them, […]

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Life in Spain Travel Europe

Planning my Camino

The Camino de Santiago {with shameless cheats} in 28 days.

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Destinations Life in Spain Travel Europe

Costa Blanca, Valencia, Spain

Day Trips from Alicante The city of Alicante itself has a lot to offer but you’d be missing out if you didn’t wander a little further along the coast. These are some of the best destinations – all easy to see in one day.  Altea Altea is about an hour and a half from Alicante […]

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Alicante, Spain (like a local)

This year I’m living in Alicante, Spain. The foodie in me invites the foodie in you to explore my current home: the coastal city of Alicante, Valencia, Spain. Here’s a curated list of my favorite spots (and more). Alicante Finds Best spots to Brunch: Sip & wonder and Mish Mish take the cake (and serve […]

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Destinations Travel Europe

Winter Wanders in Prague, Czechia

Prague is probably my top recommendation for anyone’s first glimpse of Europe. Its beauty is on par with Paris and Florence but it still lends a sense of discovery since the tourists haven’t yet covered every corner (expect more in the Christmas market season/summer). Statues you’d usually find in museums can be found in every […]

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Destinations Travel Europe

Albania | Berat Yoga Retreat

I traveled to Albania to attend my friend Arta’s yoga retreat. The retreat took place in Berat but there is no airport there so I flew into the Tirana airport the night before and intended to take a bus to Berat from there. Upon arrival I learned that: A) there is no tourist information desk […]

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Travel Americas

Airbnb Hosting

Teachers need side hustles. Frequent international travelers do too. For over a year now mine has been Airbnb and I’d like to share some learned lessons & tips with you! My Airbnb is a mother-in-law apartment in my hometown: Missoula, Montana. You can see it here. I worked with my mother initially and now partner with […]

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Travel + Flow Retreats

Behind the Retreat

Social media is a world of ideals, just a sliver of a reality which is messy, which makes mistakes, which meets one struggle after another yet perseveres. Here’s how it really happens.

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Destinations Travel Europe

Ski the Dolomites (Italy)

It’s my third winter in Europe and finally time to explore some nearby skiing. This weekend we opted for the Dolomites in Trentino, N. Italy. A 2.5 hour drive from BGY airport, Vale di Sole and Madonna di Campiglio did not disappoint! We stayed at a very cute and cozy Jägerhaus B&B in the village […]

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Travel + Flow Retreat

A week of exploration and grounding, this retreat is designed to balance the exciting experience of international travel with a foundational morning and evening “flow”  (yoga/pilates/barre) practice to frame the days with self care.

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Travel Europe

My Iceland Stopover IRL

My Iceland Stopover In Real Life I had an image of the island in my mind. I’d heard about the remote natural wonders which friends explored via camper van. I pictured wilderness, expansive and pristine, dotted with waterfalls and framed by glacial peaks. As our plane began its descent through a thick blanket of clouds, […]

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Travel Americas

Missoula, Montana, USA (my hometown)

Getting Around Town Public transportation is FREE in Missoula. The Mountain Line (public bus) has a great app which will let you know how and when to get where you need to go. Udash is associated with the University and offers late night service from downtown to the corner of Arthur and Sussex Ave. Uber […]