Planning a trip to Peru for a few days

I am going to Peru with a friend in September since I found airfare for $245 roundtrip through a special deal on Travelzoo¬†and we are super excited! Of course we are going to Machu Picchu and we are thinking we are going to Arequipa as well. I plan on traveling to Peru again in 2014…

Following events and concerts around the world

In my quest to travel the world for a year I thought a great way to really see things would be to follow concerts and major events to certain cities. 2014 has the World Cup in Brazil and the Winter Olympics in Russia. These are major events I want to go to and I will…

World tour 2014

I have grand plans to travel the world in 2014 for my 30th birthday. Below is the list of countries I want to hit. Any suggestions on cities to visit or when to go would be greatly appreciated. Argentina Austria Belgium Belize Bhutan Bolivia Brazil Bulgaria Cambodia Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Croatia Czech Republic…

Family time

I do an annual trip home every year with a group of my friends from high school, college and post college to go wine tasting and have a weekend of being spoiled by my mom (blog about that will come in October). She loves her little camps and started an annual cousin day camp for…

Points are a great way to travel

I am pretty loyal to Southwest for domestic travel for flights under 4 hours. Luckily, a lot of my small weekend trips take me a short distance and so Southwest is my go to airline. They have no change fees. No cancellation fees. And they make booking with points super duper easy. I just booked…

Mission accomplished: A Vegas recap

I went to Vegas to get a tan and did not step foot in a single club. Mission accomplished! I spent 5 beautiful days in Vegas with good friends and managed to avoid the clubs and the “scene” that is so much of Vegas. Monday, July 2, 2012:¬†I woke up a little early and decided…

Las Vegas for a tan

There are many reasons to go to Vegas. There are the shows, the pools, the food, the gambling and of course the clubs. I’ve been to Las Vegas a few times and every time I have to find some crazy little dress with sky high heels and pretend I’m comfortable. I hate waiting in line…