Solvang, the Adorable Village

I did it! My first solo trip (which was only 3 hours away, BUT STILL)! … Though, if I’m being honest, I wasn’t actually alone, I had my trusty sidekick Addie the pup with me. We drove through over the mountains and through the (Los Padres National Forest) woods. It was absolutely beautiful, and we took…

$440 Round Trip Flight LAX to CDG

Most roundtrip flights I found from Los Angeles to Paris were $800+ after months of searching. So how did I find my plane ticket for $440? Lots of research, but one site in particular really took the cake! TravelPirates!!! https://www.travelpirates.com/ TravelPirates (Founded in 2011) sets its “crew members” out to find any pricing errors that…

Being the Oldest

Yesterday I was asked “What’s the best thing about being the oldest sibling?” I can’t stop thinking about it. I feel like that very answer has defined my life. Of course the best thing is being able to boss them around! Though, you have to consider their free will to do as they please, so…

First International Adventure

Testing website for a luxury cruise line made it so I constantly had photos of beautiful destinations to tempt me away from home. Namely, a quaint looking storybook village in France called Strasbourg right on the border of Germany. A month before my 25th birthday, I decided I had to take a trip! France was…