23 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen, the Blue Pearl of Morocco, has topped my list of places to see for quite some time now.  I've been mesmerized by the beautiful blue buildings, small streets, and colorful culture that Chefchaouen provides.  As a photographer, it's one of those dream places that you really cannot take too many photos of.  Walking through the blue streets, I had to stop myself and soak it all in from time to time.  It's truly one of the most gorgeous cities I've seen in person.

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A Dreamy Escape in the Greek Islands, Paros Palace

Paros Palace set the bar high (like reallyreally high) for the rest of our trip in Greece. Just a 15 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride from the Paros Port, Paros Palace sits on the side of a hill overlooking the ocean and the mountains nearby.  The views are absolutely breathtaking as you can see in the photos above and that's just one of the many perks of this little oasis overlooking the Aegean Sea.

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One Dress, Two Ways

If you can’t think of three places to put the piece of furniture, then don’t buy it.

And I’ve started applying that to my wardrobe and what a game changer it’s been. Now, if I can’t think of three different occasions, seasons, or places I would wear something it’s a “no-go”. Luckily, this little number surpassed my three places rules by far. Not only can I wear it on a date night with Michael, to a wedding, or grabbing a drink with friends, but I can also wear it from summer to fall. I tried it on with a large, chunky sweater and black boots — hello fall wardrobe!

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Light and Breezy Summer White Two Piece Set

This two-piece set came into the mail this week, and I knew I’d have to share it with you guys ASAP, especially before it’s sold out. Luckily, Zara does a great job of restocking new items, so although there aren’t too many sizes right now, I’m sure they’ll restock soon. Sizing is not TTS. Which is a rarity for Zara, but in this case, this set runs big. I purchased an XS in both the bottoms and top, and they fit, but very loose. Granted, that is the look they are going for here!

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How To: The Perfect Cheese Board + TJ's Grocery List

So, next time you're hosting a girl's night, dinner, or event at your place and you're looking for a delicious cheese plate and a one-stop-shop (Trader Joe's) to do your grocery shopping, look no further. It also impress everyone and make you feel like you’re a little chef in the making! Plus, it’s fun to just throw crushed nuts on the board, add color where you think is fitting, and get creative.

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Chattanooga Home Tour

Although we no longer live in this sweet little home under Lookout Mountain, I still wanted to share all the TLC I put into this house. Plus, it was the first house we ever truly owned, and we had so many great memories there! Besides, most the furniture we kept, and if we didn’t, it wasn’t because I didn’t love, it’s just when ya move to the city a girl has to downsize.

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Wild One Dog Kit Review

Although I could talk about my dog and his cute collar for days, I'll keep this short and simple. The Wild One kit has not only upped Frankie's style game but also helped us not look like horrible dog parents walking him around on a tattered leash! It's durable, stylish, and looks super cute hanging up in our condo. Instead of buying a new cloth leash each year, we’ll have this one much longer (saving us $$ in the long run).

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The Perfect High-Waisted Denim Shorts

Well, here I am at the ripe age of 26 and I found myself smelling way too much of that Fierce cologne trying to find the perfect pair of high-waisted denim shorts for our trip to Mexico. I had seen another blogger wearing these super cute shorts and when I found out they were from Abercrombie, I was like, “eww”, then I realized I need to stop being so prematurely judgy and just try them out. When you need shorts in a pinch, you do what you gotta do.

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Staying at Nahouse Airbnb in Tulum, Mexico

If you’ve been thinking about traveling to Tulum, then you know that the hardest part about planning this gorgeous getaway is finding the perfect spot to stay. I think I spent two weeks going through Airbnb listings before settling on Nahouse. Also, things go quick, so waiting too many weeks to book your stay isn’t recommended!

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Camping at Snooper's Rock | Chattanooga

We drove to Snoopers rock after a long work day and arrive 1 hour before sunset. We didn’t really have a plan; per usual. However, we just winged it and it all worked out. We camped out at Davis Pond and it was pretty busy (granted it was Labor Day weekend). Next time we go, we’ll try to hike to our camping spot so it’s more quiet, but if you’re looking for a quick and easy campsite I definitely recommend David Pond.

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The Most Relaxing Weekend Away: Mother Goose Hotel

Mother Goose Hotel located in Utrecht, the Netherlands is one of the dreamiest and coziest places I've stayed in to date.  Upon arriving to this small, boutique hotel in the heart of Utrecht, I knew I was going to fall in love.  This chic space feels like a super trendy B&B with modern amenities, lots of privacy, and such a unique flare.

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We're Back in the States!

We said goodbye to Germany and our little life there last month and moved back to the States. If any of you have ever moved (whether it was down the street or to a totally new place) you know it's always bittersweet. Excitement for the new adventure, but lots of sadness when it comes to saying goodbye and closing such a big chapter.

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Mykonos Photo Diary

Mykonos Island was one of the most charming islands we visited during our seven days of island hopping in Greece.  From beautiful alleys to restaurants over looking the ocean and the iconic mills, this island was absolutely stunning. 

Although spending a few more days would have been ideal, one day was a perfect amount of time to see the main sites on the island and enjoy everything.

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An Amazing Day Trip from Marrakech: Atlas Mountains & Agafay Desert

Marrakech is an amazing city to visit.  However, after a few days of the busy Moroccan souks, it's really nice to escape the chaos.  There are many options when it comes to booking day trips from Marrakech.  From the Atlas Mountains and desert to the beautiful town of Essauoira there is so much to see. Even if you're short on time during your travels to Marrakech, taking a day to see something different and learn more about the Moroccan history and culture is worth it.

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What to Expect When Sailing the Greek Islands

The Greek Islands were everything I dreamed they would be and more.  The atmosphere and landscape was picturesque, the people were extremely kind, and the food was to die for. I went in hoping it would be a trip of a lifetime and it really was. Sailing allowed us to see so much more of the islands than we would have otherwise and gave us a whole new perspective.  

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10 Travel Tips to Know Before Visiting Marrakech

There are 10 travel tips I believe every person needs to know before visiting Marrakech, Morocco. To avoid being disappointed, getting sick, or being taking advantage of follow these top recommendations and tips.  Although I went to Marrakech without knowing all of this; our trip would have gone a bit smoother if we had done the research.  So from one traveler to another, here is my best advice if you plan to visit this beautifully chaotic city.

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