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Perfect Airbnb for a Girls Beach Getaway & Bachelorette Party in Gulf Shores Alabama

Perfect Airbnb for a Girls Beach Getaway & Bachelorette Party in Gulf Shores Alabama

So you and the girls are looking for a place to stay for your much-anticipated annual Gulf Shores beach getaway or upcoming Bachelorette Party? You want a place that is comfortable, stylish, and on the beach? And let's be real, you also want to find an Airbnb that won't break the bank? Look no further than this Gulf Shores Alabama rental. This cozy, pink, and glam worthy condo is just steps away from the beach and has all the amenities you need for a relaxing vacation with the girls. Plus,...

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Italy; What you need to know before you go

Italy; What you need to know before you go

When considering a trip to Italy, there are a few things you should keep in mind. From the food, to the culture, and everything in between, I've got you covered with what you need to know about Italy before you go! Coffee in Italy The coffee cups in Italian hotels are much smaller than their American counterparts. The small size of the cup is due to a cultural preference for drinking espresso or other strong drinks with one hand, while holding onto something delicate with another. The Italians...

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Two Weeks in Italy with Glam Journey: My Hotel, Restaurant, and Sightseeing Recommendations

Two Weeks in Italy with Glam Journey: My Hotel, Restaurant, and Sightseeing Recommendations

I am excited to share our latest travel adventure with you. For three weeks, we explored the sights, sounds, and flavors of Italy. From our day trips in Rome, to the wine tasting in Florence, and the sightseeing in Venice, we have plenty of recommendations to help make your own Italian getaway even more special. So whether you're looking for a luxurious place to stay or just want to know where to find the best gelato, read on for our insider tips. Buon viaggio! Italy is a place that everyone...

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5 Day Trip Ideas Around Rome, Italy

5 Day Trip Ideas Around Rome, Italy

Rome is one of the most historical cities in the world. With so much to see and do, it can be tough to decide how to spend your time while you're there. To help you out, I've put together a list of five different day trip ideas that will help you make the most of your time in Rome! #1 Rome Colosseum & Palatine Hill When in Rome, you must see the Colosseum. This is an obvious fact, but I still needed to list it. It's one of the most famous buildings, and it also has HISTORY! - which means...

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How to make the most of your trip to Florence, Italy

How to make the most of your trip to Florence, Italy

If you're planning a trip to Florence, Italy, you'll want to make the most of your time in this beautiful city. From taking in the stunning Renaissance architecture, to indulging in delicious Tuscan cuisine, there's plenty to see and do in Florence. To help you plan your trip, here are my top tips for making the most of your time in Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. I think that I can say without a doubt, Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in all Italy! It has such an...

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A first timer’s guide to Venice, Italy

A first timer’s guide to Venice, Italy

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world is Venice, Italy. With its winding canals, colorful houses, and iconic Rialto Bridge, Venice is a city like no other. If you're planning your first trip to Venice, this guide will help make sure you see the best of what the city has to offer. Here are my top tips for enjoying Venice like a pro. How many days should you stay in Venice? Venice is a fantastic city to explore, but it's best if you only stay 1 or 2 days. You may get bored if...

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How to Spend the Perfect Weekend in Milan, Italy

How to Spend the Perfect Weekend in Milan, Italy

Milan is a city in Italy that needs no introduction. It's the shopping capital of the world and a favorite destination for fashion lovers from all over. The city is home to some of the world's most famous clothing brands and luxury retailers. But, there is so much more to this amazing city than just shopping. In this post, I will share with you how to spend the perfect weekend in Milan. So, without further ado, let's get started! I'm not usually one for naming cities as my favorite, but Milan...

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The Best Things to Do in New Orleans, According to Us

The Best Things to Do in New Orleans, According to Us

There's no place like New Orleans aka the Big Easy. The city is known for its rich culture and history, passionate locals, amazing food, and of course, its unique jazz scene. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a local who's looking to explore new corners of the city, this list is for you. Here are our favorite things to do in New Orleans, based on our own personal experiences. Turning the BIG 50 in New Orleans The celebration of Melanie's (she's the one below in red) 50th birthday was a...

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Hyatt Regency-The Best Hotel Near Orlando International Airport

Hyatt Regency-The Best Hotel Near Orlando International Airport

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is one of the busiest airports in the country, and if you're flying into or out of Orlando, you'll likely be using it. If you're looking for a hotel near MCO, the Hyatt Regency is your best option. With its convenient location inside the airport and excellent facilities, the Hyatt Regency is perfect for both business and leisure travelers. Plus, its on-site restaurant, bar, and roof-top pool make it the perfect place to relax after a long day of travel. So...

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My Review of Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Studios Orlando

My Review of Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Studios Orlando

If you're a mom planning on vacationing in Orlando, chances are you're considering a stay at the Hard Rock Hotel. With it's central location and amazing amenities, the Hard Rock is one of the most popular hotels for visitors to Universal Studios. But what can you expect if you stay there? Is it worth the price? In this post, we'll take a look at all that the Hard Rock has to offer guests, and help you decide whether or not it's the right choice for your family. So read on to find out more!...

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Eat this, Not that at Universal Studios Orlando

Eat this, Not that at Universal Studios Orlando

So you're going to Universal Studios and you want to know what to eat? Well, here's a guide to the best and worst food options at the park. Eat this, not that and have a great time at Universal Studios and Island of Adventures! Universal Studios is a theme park that's full of rides, shows, and restaurants. The food at the park ranges from junk to delicious, but it can be hard finding what you're looking for if you don't know where to look! I’ve been to Universal Studios many times and I am...

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Universal Studios in Orlando; The First Timers Guide

Universal Studios in Orlando; The First Timers Guide

Visiting Universal Studios in Orlando for the first time can be an overwhelming experience. With so much to see and do, it's hard to know where to start. This guide will help you make the most of your visit, based on what I have learned from my personal experiences. There are Three Universal Studios Parks An entire park takes about a day to complete, if you are lucky. I'm always asked, "which one has Harry Potter"? The answer is both. Next, question is "which Harry Potter land is better?" Well...

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A Guide to Greers Ferry Lake Created by the Locals

A Guide to Greers Ferry Lake Created by the Locals

If you're looking for a vacation spot that has something for everyone, look no further than Greer's Ferry Lake in Arkansas. This beautiful lake is home to many fun activities and delicious restaurants. In this local's guide, we'll share some of our favorite things to see, do, and eat at Greer's Ferry Lake. So pack your swimsuit and sunscreen, and get ready for the trip of a lifetime! This is where I spent my childhood summers, and it's a place that will always hold special memories for me. My...

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Boschendal Wine Farm: The Place to Unwind and Unplug in Franschhoek

Boschendal Wine Farm: The Place to Unwind and Unplug in Franschhoek

Boschendal Wine Farm is a beautiful place to visit in Franschhoek, South Africa. It's the perfect spot to relax while on vacation. The farm offers stunning views of the mountains and vineyards, as well as, a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Whether you're interested in wine tasting, hiking, horseback riding, or just relaxing on the property, Boschendal Wine Farm is definitely worth a visit! When I think of wine, the first thing that comes to mind is California. But South Africa has...

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A woman’s guide to Gondwana Game Reserve: what to expect and how to enjoy your visit

A woman’s guide to Gondwana Game Reserve: what to expect and how to enjoy your visit

When you arrive at Gondwana, it will be all too easy to become immersed in the beauty of this reserve. This is a place where nature reigns supreme! This is a haven for some who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. While others come for a once in a lifetime experience. This post will help you prepare for your African safari trip, so that it will be an unforgettable experience! Cheers to you and to making memories in Africa! My trip was booked through TBA...

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My Review of the All-Inclusive MarBella Elix Hotel in Greece 

This is my review of an all-inclusive hotel in Greece called Marbella Elix. Have you ever stayed at a hotel that was so luxurious, so secluded, and so picturesque that you never wanted to leave? Well, I have – and it’s called the MarBella Elix Hotel in Greece. This...

Italy; What you need to know before you go

When considering a trip to Italy, there are a few things you should keep in mind. From the food, to the culture, and everything in between, I've got you covered with what you need to know about Italy before you go! Coffee in Italy The coffee cups in Italian hotels are...

5 Day Trip Ideas Around Rome, Italy

Rome is one of the most historical cities in the world. With so much to see and do, it can be tough to decide how to spend your time while you're there. To help you out, I've put together a list of five different day trip ideas that will help you make the most of your...