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Christmas In Maine- Things To Do Within An Hour Of Portland

The holiday season in Maine just seems magical to me. There’s usually some snow, there are always twinkle lights and festive celebrations abound. There are things to do all over the state but here are some of my favorites. Most are within an hour of the Portland area. Kennebunkport Christmas Prelude Celebrating its 40th year! […]

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New England- Where to Visit This Spooky Season

I be a little biased, being a Mainer but New England is the best place to be for “spooky season”. When I think spooky, it conjures up witches and Master of Horror Stephen King. There are so many things to do the whole month of October in the area, whether you want to be scared […]

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Authentic Oktoberfests in the USA

Every year, people flock to Munich, Germany for Oktoberfest. During this fun German festival there is a lot of beer, tasty food, and traditional music. If you live in the US and can’t make it to Munich this fall, don’t worry! There are plenty of Oktoberfests right here. Don’t feel like dealing with crowds but […]

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Things to Do in Camden, Maine

Although it gets its fair share of tourists, there’s something so authentic about this coastal Maine town. Friendly locals, a “Gilmore Girl” feel and an endless supply of activities make Camden, Maine a perfect midcoast destination. Where the mountains meet the sea, there is something for everyone! Fun fact, its authenticity is why filmmakers chose […]

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Where to Eat and Drink Around Montmartre

With its cobbled streets, majestic Basilica, local artists, and lively bistros Montmartre is bursting with charm. It’s hands down our favorite area to stay in while in Paris. In my mind, it’s one of the dreamiest and loveliest places on Earth. I blame the movie Amélie for my obsession. 🙂 Here are some of our […]

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Where to Stay in Camden, Maine

Pulling into Camden for the first time you will immediately be charmed by this small town. In my opinion it is one the most charming towns on the entire coast of Maine. Quaint downtown shops, lobstermen bringing their daily catches to shore, and a beautiful New England landscape make Camden an excellent place to visit. I’ve already shared […]

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Airport Tips For Summer Travel To Europe

As someone who works for an airline, I know how hectic travel has been lately. Lost bags, canceled flights, long lines, labor strikes…it has not been a good scene. That being said Andrew and I just got back from Paris. Yep, even though I know first hand how crazy airports have been the want to […]

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Good Eats and Drinks in Camden, Maine

Camden, Maine is a quaint seaside town situated on Penobscot Bay. Ocean views, scenic drives, outdoor adventure, and a welcoming community make Camden the quintessential New England small town and one of my favorite places to enjoy a weekend getaway. Stay tuned for a series of posts about this midcoast jewel. First up where to […]

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Where to Stay in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine has been making the hot lists in recent years and I know how overwhelming it can be to find just the right place to stay when planning your trip. I grew up and currently live and work in the Great Portland area so who better to give suggestions on where to stay? Here […]

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Travel Will Do Your Body Good

There are many reasons to travel. You get to experience new cultures, eat different foods, maybe meet some new people, relax by the pool…everyone’s reason to get out of Dodge is different. But, did you know that traveling can be great for your health too? No matter where you live or what you do for […]

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10 Cute Stays in Paris,France

You know how some people look at houses they can’t afford on Zillow? Well I go down the rabbit hole of places I want to stay whenever I open my travel apps. I needed a little distraction this week so I’ve been scrolling through airbnb and booking.com making little wishlists to refer back to later. […]

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Tips From Baggage Claim

Updated May 2022 I work a couple days of week at my local airport to help support my passion for travel. I’ve been spending a lot of time in the baggage claim office and I have learned so much about luggage. I’m still on team carry-on but even I need to check a bag every […]

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Bald Pate Mountain

My friend Donna has a goal of completing 50 hikes before a certain birthday and this past Sunday was hike number one. I joined her as she kicked off this outdoorsy adventure at Bald Pate Mountain in Bridgton, Maine. Now, I am not a hiker. I’m a walker. I enjoy a stroll down a lovely, […]

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Lavender Fields

Sticking with my Maine staycation experiences I wanted to visit somewhere new this Summer. I love the calming scent of lavender and visiting the lavender fields of Provence has been a dream of mine for quite some time, we haven’t made our way to that part of France yet….fingers crossed for next year! I discovered […]

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