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Summiting Grays Peak

Our trip to Colorado had one goal, climb some 14ers. We opted for the highest, Mount Elbert, followed by a route where we could snag two at once. This being my first trip to Colorado, it was important to stay safe, but also see as much as possible during a long weekend. Grays Peak and …

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Visiting Georgetown, Colorado

It’s not hard to stumble upon unique mountain towns as you gallivant across the Rockies. A short drive from Denver reveals stunning landscapes and picturesque mountain ranges for as far as the eye can see. Coming from Florida, where the elevation tops out at about 345′ above sea level, it was easy to get distracted by …

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Summiting The Second Tallest Mountain In The Lower 48

If you are visiting Colorado, most likely your plans call for some time spent in and around the mountains. For the more adventurous, you might include a hike to the summit of a fourteener, which is a mountain that reaches 14,000′ or higher. Colorado boasts over fifty fourteeners scattered across the state. These mountains are …

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Staying In Leadville To Summit Mount Elbert

This past year I accomplished one of my bucket list goals by climbing to Everest Base Camp in Nepal and upon returning home I realized there is a mountain range right here in this country that I have yet to explore. A girl’s trip out to Colorado to summit the second tallest peak in the …

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5 Reasons To Visit Northern Italy

Of course, there are always many, many reasons to travel, especially to far off places with different cultures and exciting new landscapes. So when I say, “5 Reasons To Visit Northern Italy”, I’m conjuring up a very condensed list of a few of my favorite stops during my quick trip to Europe. Hopefully, I’ll be …

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Ricasoli Italy’s Oldest Winery

If you are planning a trip to Italy, most likely you’ll want to include a wine tour through the many famous vineyards of Tuscany. I’ll be honest that I am not a “wino” and instead would rather enjoy an ice cold beer, but a chance to immerse myself in the long history of the area …

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Bled Castle, Slovenia

Sitting at the foothills of the Julian Alps, Bled is a small town just south of the Austrian border in the beautiful country of Slovenia. Perched on top of a steep cliff is Bled Castle, which is considered the oldest castle in Slovenia and one of the most visited attractions in the country. It made …

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Weekend Trip To Europe

Sitting in front of the computer while pondering the details of a potential weekend trip to Europe for an old friends wedding, I opened up a Dove chocolate piece with a message that said: “Book the plane ticket”. I don’t always rely on the universe to tell me what to do, but in this case, …

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Do Not Miss These 5 Things During Your Trip To Iceland

The land of fire and ice, Iceland encompasses a variety of landscapes from moss covered lava fields to giant glaciers as well as vast waterfalls and serene hot springs. Iceland is perfect for the adventurous traveler looking for beautiful scenery, exciting excursions, and spontaneous side ventures. My advice, rent a car, bring your tent and take …

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24 Hours in Niagara Falls

A short weekend spent visiting Niagara Falls. Things to do and places to visit. Start at 7:00 AM. Grab some breakfast and take a morning stroll along one of the many trails on Goat Island, part of the Niagara Falls State Park which is on the American side of the falls. Bike rentals and trolley rides …

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