Things to do in San Francisco

I spent weeks planning an itinerary for our limited time in San Francisco. We really only had 2 full days in the city and an additional day visiting Napa Valley by rental car. Featured below are some of my personal recommendations: Powell Hyde line (Green) Cable Car This is the most popular cable car ride […]

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Biking from Oak Bluffs to Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard

New England is facing its first heatwave of the summer, temperatures rising beyond to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Despite this, my partner and I took the Hy-Line Speed ferry from Hyannisport to Martha’s Vineyard with the intention of cycling. Once our ship docked in Oak Bluffs, we cycled along Beach Road towards Edgartown. The paved paths […]

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A taste of Sarasota, Florida

Last week, I flew down to visit family living in Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota sits on the Gulf Coast about an hour south of Tampa. While I spent only a few days in Florida, I made the most of my time with overcast and often dreary weather. Marina Jack II Dinner Cruise is a fun and […]

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Visiting Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle

While staying in Munich, Germany for Oktoberfest, we visited Neuschwanstein Castle. Annually, this castle receives over a million visitors. The castle is accessible by rental car or train with Füssen’s bus (#78). We took the train from Munich station to the town of Füssen, caught the shuttle from Füssen‘s station, and walked to the castle. […]

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Yosemite National Park

We dedicated two days to sightseeing in Yosemite National Park. We didn’t stay within the grounds of the national park, but instead in Mariposa. Mariposa is around 1 hour away from the park, but depends upon the traffic and whether or not there is ongoing construction that could cause lengthy delays on the one lane […]

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A Quick Tour of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead

While I was in Las Vegas, Nevada for a work conference, I visited the Hoover Dam on a half day tour. Early in the morning, we left Las Vegas on a coach bus and visited Lake Mead, which is the U.S.’ largest reservoir. The man-made lake in Nevada generates hydro-electricity and distributes water to itself and […]

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