Travel Planning

Road Trip Survival Guide

Road Trip Survival Guide | Road Trip Tips | Road Trip Snacks | Road Trip Music | Road Trip Podcasts | Road Trip with Dog | Traveling with Dog

We are prepping for a two week road trip from Seattle to Texas (and back!) for the holidays and we have a feeling many of you will also be spending some time in a car this holiday season. We road trip all over the PNW on the weekends (it’s not uncommon for us to drive…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 travel. But the best part? Everything we do you can do too! Travel has a reputation…

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The Ultimate Backpacking Packing List

The Ultimate Backpacking Packing List | Camping and Backpacking packing list for beginners | What to take backpacking | Backpacking gear | #Backpacking | #Packing List | Camping packing list | What to take camping | Camping supplies | Backpacking supplies

We have been backpacking three times and while we aren’t experts, we’ve learned a lot along the way about what to bring! Check out our backpacking packing list to see the exact items we always take with us on our backpacking adventures. The majority of these are must-haves, with a couple nice-to-have items thrown in there,…

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8 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Seattle

We’re convinced that summer in Seattle tops summer anywhere else. With temps in the 80’s and tons of sunshine, it’s the most glorious time of the year and makes up for the many months of grey and rain that Seattle is known for (which we personally also love). There’s so much to do in Seattle…

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Healthy Hiking Fuel: Our top snack picks!

Healthy hiking snacks | Hiking food | Whole30 snacks | Keto snacks | Healthy Snacks | Protein Bars | Paleo Snacks | Hiking food ideas #keto #paleo #whole30

Living a super healthy lifestyle is very important to us—we’re the crazies that get up at 4 AM everyday to workout (the worst!) and the ones at the office always bringing a super healthy packed lunch. Being on the go most weekends can make it challenging to stick to a healthy lifestyle, as most easy…

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