It’s been a dream of mine for years to venture west and explore the great pacific north west! Pictures of wild untouched coast lines, snowcapped mountains and deep rain forests captured my adventures heart. However, the prices of flights and lodging squashed that dream quickly and I put this trip on the back burner for years. When I got an email in September for a … Continue reading Amanda Takes the PNW: Part 1
Last March I booked a super last min trip to Dublin for St Patrick’s day. It’s always been a dream of mine to visit the emerald isle and I just couldn’t pass up a under $400 round trip flight! I flew in the Monday before the holiday so I would have time to explore before all the other tourists flooded the city. Being that it … Continue reading A first time trip to the Emerald Isle
I’ve been wanting to make a trip to Nashville for a couple months so when my boss said they needed someone to cover a class for two weeks in Nashville I jumped at the opportunity!! My schedule ended up being pretty full but I did get three full days in the city! My company provided lodging and I was actually in Hendersonville, TN about 25 … Continue reading 3 days in Nashville!
I had some pretty amazing food on this trip, I always use TripAdvisor and Pinterest to make a list of the top rated food stops before any trip and then also check out whatever looks neat on my wandering. When I landed on Sunday I was so hangry and then took a wrong turn after trying to find a specific restaurant and ended up in … Continue reading Nashville Eats!
After all my research and planning I kinda became overwhelmed by all the things I wanted to see and do in Ireland. I had a few days alone before my friend arrived for the holiday so I chose two day trips, both through Paddy Wagon tours. My first day was an amazing trip to the famed cliffs of Moher. We started out pretty early but … Continue reading The Cliffs of Moher
London is known for being a pricey city to visit but don’t let that deter you from visiting. I spent a couple days in jolly ole London in January and my goal was to spend as little money as possible. 1. It’s always cheaper to travel in the off season, I was there in January so I got a pretty decent deal on a hotel. … Continue reading London on the cheap
So unlike most peeps Paris has never been a huge bucket list must visit, it wasn’t evening my top 10! But since I was heading to London I decided to go at least see Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. Booked a $50 flight with Vueling though Expedia and a random hotel with Hotels.com. I didn’t plan anything in advance and I honestly wasn’t even … Continue reading One day in Paris
I bought a flight to Rome in August and had a whole entire trip planned. But my sister gave me one of those scratch off maps for Christmas and in reality she gifted me the biggest travel challenge ever! So two weeks before my flight I switched the whole thing up and booked a flight from Rome to London for a couple days! Crazy and … Continue reading 2 days in London
One of my favorite parts of Toronto was the distillery district. What used to be one of the worlds biggest distillerys has become a fun and quirky part of Toronto. Filled with hip restaurants, little shops and art galleries this area is a top spot to visit while in the city. There is also a working distillery within the district. I just loved the … Continue reading Distillery District
First of all, I’m a pretty picky eater. Im always up to try things but unfortunately my mouth just rejects it all haha Toronto is known as being the most diverse city in the world, with less then 50% of actual Canadians. Making the city a huge melting pot of all sorts or ethnicitys, cooking styles and ingredients. While I haven’t been to Asia yet, … Continue reading Toronto Eats