Where to Stay in Nice, France: The Hôtel Ozz

If you’re looking for a relatively cheap place to stay in one of the most idyllic coastal destinations in the entire Côte d’Azur, look no further because this hostel in Nice, France is welcoming, clean, and chic, all for a price tag you won’t faint over. Read on for my full review.

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Everything You Need to Know for Your First Contiki Tour (Plus 17 Trip Recommendations)

If you’re currently deciding between Contiki and another method of travel, what I hope to do is provide some exposure and answer some questions about Contiki that I wish I had known so I could’ve considered it as an option sooner. Read on for everything you need to know about Contiki tours, along with 17 of my personal recommendations for itineraries to choose!

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My Contiki Mediterranean Quest Itinerary Review: 10 Jam-Packed Days in Europe

When it comes to Contiki’s Mediterranean Quest, this 10-day expedition is honestly a wildly epic ride, especially if you’ve never been to Europe. You’ll see everything from La Sagrada Familia, to the cliffs of Cinque Terre, to the inner workings of the Vatican! Here’s my in-depth review of everything you need to know about the Contiki Mediterranean Quest tour.

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Where to Stay in Park City: The Lodges at Deer Valley

If you’ve ever been to, or researched, Park City, you may have come across Deer Valley Resort, a renowned ski-only resort that consistently ranks among the top ski resorts in North America. Read on for my review of a cozy hotel right in the heart of one of the US’s most highly regarded ski resorts, The Lodges as Deer Valley.

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Why Grand Rapids, Michigan is Your Gateway to a Perfect Midwest Summer

One thing I love about wandering around the US, just outside of the behemoth cities, is discovering what else is buzzing along, waiting to be uncovered by fresh eyes. For a relatively small city, Grand Rapids’ scene is impressively rich. And, Michiganders know how to do all seasons, but particularly summer, right.  Here are 7 reasons why Grand Rapids should be on your radar, from mind-blowing places to eat, to epic beach spots, and everything in between.

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A First-Timer's Travel Guide to An Epic Summer in Park City: What to Do, Where to Eat, and More

While some ski resort towns might all but close down for the season, Park City charges forward, adapting to the polar-opposite weather with ease. Read on for everything you know to have an epic summer in Park City, Utah - 6 summer activities, where to eat, and where to stay.

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Where to Stay in Boston: Hotel Studio Allston

The Hotel Studio Allston is an art- and color-lover’s dream. There’s a focus on creativity here, so splatters of paint underneath a bespoke paintbrush bookshelf; multi-colored elevators; and interactive installations like moving shapes on wheels, bright picture frames, and a ping pong table perched next to a faux palm tree are signature Studio Allston staples.

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From Sunset to Sundown: 5 Ways to Spend the Perfect Summer Night in Los Angeles

Los Angeles and the surrounding areas are absolutely ginormous, and I’m not joking when I tell you you’ll find hundreds (thousands?) of things to do this summer. So, I wanted to share a list of some of the things I truly look forward to. Here’s what you can’t miss this summer in LA. 

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What to Wear on a Summer Vacation in Italy (June through August): Packing List

Summer in Italy is such a dreamy affair. On the coast, uniform umbrellas dot the sandy shores. Pastel pink and yellow buildings sit perched against rocky cliffsides overlooking the water below. Though Italian summers can get pretty hot, there’s still something so magical about the idea of gelato and vespas and pizza that make even I wish I was back in Sorrento right now, even though it’s the middle of June.

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Where to Stay in Manhattan: The Roger Smith Hotel

The beautiful thing about NYC is that there really is something for everyone if you just know where to look. Spacious accommodation at an actually reasonable price? Look no further than Manhattan’s Midtown East, where you’ll find the Roger Smith hotel.

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Where to Stay in Salt Lake City: The Kimpton Hotel Monaco

I’ve only stayed in 2 Kimpton properties so far, but both times I’ve been impressed by how differentiated they are – the Kimpton brand is known for branding each of their properties as unique experiences. When it comes to the Hotel Monaco in Salt Lake City, it’s safe to say you get a similar feeling of boldness. There’s just something about it that feels cool and different from the rest of the places you can Google in the area.

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Where to Stay in Long Beach: The Hotel Royal

Walk around Long Beach today and you’ll find new apartment complexes mixed with decades-old Art Deco and Spanish Renaissance-style buildings. The Hotel Royal is one of those buildings, and nothing about this hotel is typical, or conventional. And honestly, that’s what makes this exciting.

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