Amanda Takes the PNW: Part 1

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

A first time trip to the Emerald Isle

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

3 days in Nashville!

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!

The Cliffs of Moher

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 on the cheap

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

One day in Paris

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