For my final Spring Break (ever) I planned an European Adventure for myself and two of my best gal pals, Alex and Lauren. This was Alex’s first time abroad so I wanted to make sure we hit the hot spots to get the best experience out of our short week of travel. In typical Crystal fashion, I began the planning process about 10 months in advance and was able to score some amazing flights!
It’s a beautiful day for travel inspiration, and I’m here to get you hooked on Cuba! If you have an interest in history, architecture, or culture – this is a great place to visit; if you have an interest in gorgeous views, exploring, and bright and colorful building – this is a great place forContinue reading “Epic Birthday: Exploring Havana, Cuba!”
Planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest? Read for a quick guide to Seattle!
It is incredible to think that though we live in the beautiful state of Arizona- the Grand Canyon State, there’s so many Az natives who have never been to our National Park. This week we changed that… and we did it by train! Roughly 2.5 hours north from Phoenix, Az on the historic Route 66Continue reading “Grand Canyon National Park- The Old West Experience”
If you happen to make it to the ‘Windy City’ this year, the bucket list of items you must see will be too long to do in a day. I made the most of the 24+ hours I had in this fabulous city, given the weather, with not more than $100 in my pocket! Planes,Continue reading “Chicago in a Day!”
Though the myth of Arizona getting beach front property has yet to be debunked, we can still make a quick 30 minute trip from the urban jungle and experience Lake Pleasant. This reservoir gives any native Arizonan the feel of a ‘Baja’ sailing adventure and the opportunity at a ‘coastal’ breeze with our beautiful desertContinue reading “Arizona Sailing at Lake Pleasant”
Have you ever just needed a break? Either physical or mental – maybe both? Well that’s exactly what my friends and I needed, so what else is there to do to escape your real world adult responsibilities? Mexico. Mexico is how you properly escape, trust us on this one. Now this isn’t the first timeContinue reading “How to Escape Your Responsibilities: Mexico Edition “
Welcome back to round two! The second park we visited was Xplor an all inclusive adventure park. This park is perfect for couples and older kids, some of the activities are a little intense- zip lines require lots of walking and climbing steep steps, some of the underground water taverns are a 30min-45min swim from beginningContinue reading “Cancun 2-day parks Pt. Two”
If interactive isn’t enough, how about a theme park that sits on an archeological site? Experience a Mexico through a magical show that will transport you to different centuries and states of Mexico, lindo y querido.
After spending all the day cooped up at the resort, we opted to explore the town of Playa del Carmen for an evening out. If it is your first time in Playa expect a jovial, noisy town, with shops and restaurants open late to host those strolling out of the clubs or couples like usContinue reading “Night out in ‘Playa’”