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3 Reasons You Should Visit Costa Rica for the Birds

There are many amazing creatures to see in Costa Rica, but the birds will make your vacation! On our recent trip, we became amateur birdwatchers. Here’s why!

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Redwoods National Park: Feeling Ant-sy & Hallways of Ivy

I’m not a tall person, but I’ve always been attracted to tall men. I like to lean against them, allowing my cheek to rest against an arm or a chest. I like having someone around who can spot our group of friends at a concert or reach the top shelf at the bookstore. I like that my man could fling me over his shoulder if I’m too drunk to stagger home, and I like that I can hide behind his tall frame when I spy my ex-boss…

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Yosemite National Park: Muir’s Fall & Ansel’s Inspiration

“Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.” – Ansel Adams I lived in California for seven years, yet I have never been to Yosemite National Park. I think I was saving my visit for a special occasion. What could be more special than our tiny house adventure? It was time for me to hide in the shadow of a granite giant; Time for me to bask in the sunshine on…

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Columbia, SC: Gators & Canoes

Goodbye Georgia (for now). Hello South Carolina. Our first stop: Columbia. Have I mentioned that Guillaume and I like roadside attractions? In the center of Columbia, is the World’s Largest Fire Hydrant. So, of course, we had to stop off and take a photo. We spent our first evening in Columbia relaxing and watching Stars Wars with Dale and Kevin, our driveway hosts. Dale made us a few martinis and Kevin crocheted us a hat and phone case!  Their two kittens immediately latched onto Guillaume. Salies…

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