Blog

We started a YouTube Channel!

YouTube Channel Travel Vlog

We have some exciting news to share….we started a YouTube Channel! Just typing that makes us squeal and also fill instantly with so much anxiety. Over the past few months we have fallen in love with vlogs and videography. We binge watched over 500 episodes of our favorite travel vloggers Kara and Nate and felt…

Read More

Our Top Travel Items + Packing List

Packing List | Travel Packing | Travel Packing List | What to pack | Packing list for vacation | Travel | Vacation

Fitting your life into a suitcase for X number of days can be a bit overwhelming. While the days leading up to a vacation are filled with excitement, they can also be filled with stress and chaos as you try to wrap up any work, figure out what to bring, and then actually complete the…

Read More

Our Experience with the 52 Hike Challenge

52 Hike Challenge | Mailbox Peak

At the beginning of this year, we set a few goals to achieve throughout 2018, one of which being completing the 52 Hike Challenge, which is a challenge to do 52 hikes throughout the year (ideally 1 a week). And we’re SO EXCITED to share that as of October 21st, we are done with the…

Read More

How to survive Washington’s rainy season

Rainy day activities in Washington | Thing to do Washington | Things to do Seattle | Seattle Rain | Rainy season Washington | Indoor activities Seattle | Indoor activities Washington

Ah, the rainy season in Washington —you either love it or hate it! It means shorter days, grey skies, fall foliage, snow, less crowds, cooler temperatures, and of course, rain jackets. For us, it’s one of our favorite times of the year! Coming from Texas, we didn’t get to experience true seasons for most of…

Read More

5 Fun Seattle Neighborhoods to Explore

5 Fun Seattle Neighborhoods to Explore | Seattle, Washington | Things to do Seattle | Seattle Neighborhoods | Capitol Hill, Fremont, Ballard, West Seattle, Queen Anne #Seattle

One of the things that makes Seattle special are all of the quaint, unique, and fun neighborhoods that surround the city. As you walk the tree lined streets, you often forget that you’re just a few miles from downtown. We love having the ability to escape the hustle and bustle of the city so easily…

Read More

Eating, Sightseeing, & Avoiding Pickpockets in Barcelona

Where to eat, drink coffee, and sightsee in Barcelona | How to avoid pickpockets in Barcelona | Barcelona Food | Barcelona Coffee | Things to do Barcelona | Pickpockets Barcelona #Barcelona #Spain

Oh Barcelona, a dreamy city full of gorgeous architecture, delicious food (tapas anyone?!), and rich history.  As our Instagram followers may have seen, I (Kathryn) spent all of last week in this wonderful city for work. I just started a new job a month ago for a fully remote tech company and every year the…

Read More

10 Must-Visit Coffee Shops in Seattle

Must-Visit Coffee Shops in Seattle | Seattle Coffee Shops | #Seattle # Coffee

From the moment we moved to Seattle, we have made it one of our goals to explore as many local coffee shops as possible. We are hugeee coffee fans and while it may be impossible to visit every coffee shop in Seattle, we sure as heck are going to try! After doing tons of coffee…

Read More

Our Favorite Cheap Eats in Seattle

Cheap Eats in Seattle | Seattle Restaurants | Where to eat in Seattle | Affordable restaurants Seattle | Seattle on a budget #Seattle #CheapEats

Eating out is a fun way to experience local foods, socialize with family and friends, and avoid cooking for the night (let’s be real, that’s a huge benefit!), but that doesn’t mean it has to break the bank! We recently posted a blog about how we save to travel and one of the big ways…

Read More

Our Guide to Traveling More for Less

Our top tips and tricks to save money to travel and save money while traveling | Travel Budget | Travel Savings | Travel Planner | Budget Document | #Budget

“How are y’all able to travel so much?” We get this question a lot and we wanted to write an honest and open blog about this topic because there are so many elements that help us be able to afford to travel. And the best part–everything we do you can do too! Ready to learn…

Read More

Labor Day in Bend + Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park | Things to do Crater Lake National Park | Crater Lake National Park Hiking

Three day weekends are our jam! We love having an extra day to explore and always use them as a chance to go somewhere a little farther than we normally venture to on regular weekends. Ever since we moved to Seattle, people have been telling us that we’d LOVE Bend, Oregon, so we figured what…

Read More