Authentic Oktoberfests in the US in October.


I love Oktoberfests. The beer, the pretzels, and the lederhosen. Munich has been on my bucket list for years. Now, Oktoberfest might be over in Germany but you can still have an authentic Oktoberfest in the US. Let’s start with a little history. Oktoberfest began on October 12, 1810, to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig to Teresa of…

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My Favorite Travel Apps


Apps have become a main staple of every-day life. We use them to calculate our finances, look for new apartments and stay up on current events. Most importantly we use them to stay connected to the world. I utilize apps all the time, however, when I travel there are a few that are my go to. I love these apps…

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How to make the most of a rainy vacation day.


You’ve booked your vacation, weeks, maybe months in advance. You cross your fingers hoping you’ve picked a good time to go, then it happens. The thing you have absolutely no control over…bad weather! It’s happened to all of us but we don’t have to let the raindrops falling from the sky, ruin our getaway. It’s all about the clothes. One…

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48 Hours in the Black Hills of South Dakota


Traveling from the West to the East coast you have several routes you can take. Mine was a very circuitous route but it did give me the option to check out the Black Hills of South Dakota. Apart from the Badlands, I wasn’t sure what there was to see in South Dakota. After a quick peruse of the map, I…

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5 signs it might be time to take a trip


Summer is here and although the weather is better, if you’re an adult, then more than likely you’re working. We all would rather be outside, enjoying the sun but as my friend, Lisa said the other day, “Adulting is hard!” AMEN! On this journey of life, we are so focused on the end game that we forget to value the…

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