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Working Remotely in Another Country: Everything You Need to Know

Summary: In this post, I'm talking through the logistical and emotional sides of working remotely in another country. It can be scary, but keep reading for advice on how to plan, how to ask for permission, and more. We are in a time where a lot of us are working remotely, or at least have a hybrid setup where we go into an office periodically, but we can also work from home. If there's one good thing that came out of the Covid pandemic, I think it's this! Companies realized that their employees are just[...]

Ultimate Guide to Visiting North Cascades National Park (2-Day Itinerary)

Diablo lake overlook Post Summary: Your guide for planning a trip to North Cascades National Park! Keep reading to find out what to bring, when to visit, where to stay, and what to do in the park. I've also included a North Cascades National Park 2-day itinerary at the end. Disclaimer: There are a few affiliate links in this post! This means that if you purchase something from these links, I get a small commission at no extra charge to you. By supporting Based in Washington, I can keep providing this[...]

Avalon Waterways Review: European River Cruise

helene and me in Strasbourg Summary: This is a Review of the Romantic Rhine (Northbound) river cruise with Avalon Waterways. We started in Basel, Switzerland, cruised up through France and Germany, and ended in Amsterdam. Here's how it went! I'd like to start this Avalon Waterways review off by saying I do not like traditional ocean cruises. My parents love them, so I went on a few as a a kid. One of my friends also got married on a cruise. I've tried my fair share of ocean cruises and I just can't get b[...]

10 Things to do on Isle of Skye

Summary: In this post, I'm sharing ten things to do on Isle of Skye in Scotland and recounting some of the experiences we had on the island. Isle of Skye was easily my favorite part of our Scotland trip. Coming from the magic of Edinburgh, my spirits were already high and Isle of Skye really lived up to all of my expectations. The scenery is gorgeous, the Scottish accents are thick and the food is phenominal! It truly needs to be on your Scotland itinerary. How to get to Isle of Skye I highly reco[...]

Scotland Road Trip Itinerary (7-10 Days)

Summary: I'm sharing an example Scotland road trip itinerary in this post for 7-10 days. This an itinerary through three different cities in Scotland. Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links which just means I make a small commission if you purchase from them with no additional cost to you! There is something about Scotland. I'm not sure what it is, but there's something. The moment I arrived, I felt like I belonged. I felt like I wanted to see the entire country. I wanted to i[...]

Visiting The Seattle Olympic Fairmont Hotel with AMEX Points

Disclaimer: There are affiliate links in this post. If you decide to open the American Express Platinum card through my link, I'll get points for referring you and you'll get an amazing sign on bonus! Austin and I spent a weekend in Seattle this month and stayed at one of the bougiest hotels we've ever been to: Olympic Fairmont Hotel. Our trip was really to see the play, Hamilton. While we loved it, the star of the show really was this hotel. We were excited the moment we pulled up and we spent quite a[...]