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Paris is a food lover’s dream. It’s the reason I went to Paris: to eat. In my previous post I shared the 10 foods you must eat while in Paris. While my days consisted of croissants, baguettes, butter, and cheese, my nights were spent exploring some of the incredible Parisian restaurants. Here, in no particular…READ MORE
There is something about fall that makes me crave hearty meals. As soon as the weather starts to cool, you’ll find me in my kitchen whipping up my favorite soup and stew recipes. Soups are a simple way to get in a whole bunch of vegetables and fiber, whether you use them as an appetizer or a…READ MORE
Bonjour! I traveled to Paris in October and spent five lovely days wandering around the city. I had been there once prior, but at that time I was 16 years old and was only interested in two things: boys, and legally being able to drink wine 😉 This time around I had a different agenda,…READ MORE
Anyone hiking in the Andes ends up spending at least two or three days hanging out in Cusco in order to acclimatize to the altitude. Cusco itself is at a not-so-comfortable elevation of 11,152 feet, and boasts a number of restaurants, bars and attractions. Getting There and Getting Around From New York City, we flew…READ MORE
Energy and protein bars are everywhere, and I get asked about a new brand or product on a weekly basis. Bars are a great option to keep on hand for times you need to grab something on your way out the door, when you’re traveling, if you need something quick before or after some movement,…READ MORE
Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was one of the traveling highlights of my year. Yes, it’s that amazing. Standing 13,700 feet up in the Andes, knowing I had climbed up there myself? Such an awe-inspiring feeling. I won’t lie though: it took some (ok a lot) of work. Day 1 We…READ MORE
Planning to hike to Machu Picchu? Here is my A to Z guide to Inca Trail hike packing. After years of traveling with just a carry-on suitcase, I’m in the habit of waiting until the night before my trip (or, in a few cases, a few hours before…) to start packing. This is not something you…READ MORE
The easiest way to make cooking at home simple is to have a well-stocked pantry so that making breakfasts, lunches and dinners is a no-brainer. Here are 30 items to consider stocking in your pantry. Grains & Legumes Nuts, Seeds & Fruits Canned & Jarred Foods Flavorings Oils, Vinegar & Condiments You don’t need to go…READ MORE
Machu Picchu had long been on my bucket list, but when I began planning my trip earlier this year I didn’t quite know what I was getting myself into. My trip ended up being more incredible than I could ever have imagined and left me with life-long memories. After digging through dozens of blogs and articles…READ MORE
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