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How to Spend a Long Weekend in South Central Alaska: A 4-Day Travel Guide

It may be far, and it might take you a while to get there, but once you land, you’ll be hooked on Alaska’s beautiful landscapes, friendly people, and tasty food. Only have a long weekend to spare? No problem. Here’s a guide on how you can tour some of the best parts of south central Alaska in just 4 days.

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Where to Stay in Alaska: The Alyeska Resort

You’ve made it to the 49th state and you’re going to have an unforgettable time regardless – it’s hard not to in Alaska. But to guarantee a memorable stay like no other, take a short (like, super short) drive outside of Anchorage and turn off into Girdwood. Why Girdwood, you ask? The Alyeska Resort is waiting to show you it all.

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How to Travel Smarter and Dress Better: My Take on New York Fashion Week Packing

Here is how I packed for NYFW, with all of my outfits fitting into half of a check-in luggage (the other half was occupied by things I wore in DC and Baltimore!). And, this isn’t exclusive to Fashion Week. These tips are the same ones I live by when packing for any trip where I need to be bringing my A-game from a wardrobe perspective, whether it’s a business trip, a wedding, or a formal event.

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Road Trip: Isle of Skye, Scotland in Less than 48 Hours

Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s most famous, picturesque isles, known for its breathtaking, untamed beauty and magical charm. Waterfalls, unreal terrain, towering cliffs, and unparalleled views make Skye a must-see, even if you’re short on time. While more time is, obviously, recommended if you have it, we had less than 48 hours. Here’s how we made that possible.

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Where to Stay in Seattle: The Hotel Ändra

Seattle packs such a punch with all there is to do and see, that you're going to want–no, need–a good place to rest your head during your stay. If you want to be in the heart of all of the downtown action, head straight to the Hotel Ändra, smack dab in the middle of the city center, which will be more than happy to welcome you ‘home’ for the weekend.

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Essential Weekend Guide to Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is everything you could ever want out of a west coast getaway–it’s coastal, close to wine country, picturesque, and the architecture everywhere you look makes you feel like you’re no longer in the US… which helps create the illusion that you’re in a much more remote destination than you actually are.

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Where to Stay in Santa Barbara: The Goodland

The Kimpton Goodland is a boutique hotel located in Goleta, CA. After we checked in, we navigated through the chic interiors, outdoor fire pits, poolside gatherings, and colorful walls to find our room.  The Goodland can best be described as boho surf chic, a coastal-inspired decor-lover’s dream, and everywhere you looked, you couldn’t help (in this day and age) to think, “wow, that would make a good Instagram post.

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36 Hours in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona

It’s funny how when people ask you where in the world you’d like to travel, more often than not, we choose someplace on the opposite end of the earth. Suffice it to say, it’s easy to just blatantly forget about the destinations that are closest to us when it comes to planning out trips.

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Where to Stay in Scotland: The Cowshed

If you do plan to visit Skye from any of Scotland’s major cities, one thing’s for sure. After a long, moderately intense, somewhat grueling and long drive, Skye isn’t just something you can see for 5 minutes and then hit the road. You’re going to need a place to stay. And that’s where the cowsheds come in.

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48 Hours in Utah

Utah. When you think of it, you probably immediately think of sprawling red rock formations, mountain biking, snow, and ski resorts. But without a car, and with no mountain biking/snowboarding/skiing experience, I wasn’t here to do any of that.So, what’s the draw of going to Utah when you’re not going for the snow? A lot, actually.

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