5 U.S. Art Museums to Add to Your Bucket List

Booth Western Art Museum (Image Credit: Booth Museum Org)

Booth Western Art Museum (Image Credit: Booth Museum Org)

Although summertime is coming to a close, it’s no reason to stop looking for travel destinations. Art museums make great additions to any bucket list. They also come with interesting cities to explore. Check out these five museums as a starting place for your next adventure. Continue reading

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Life In The Linz Lane: The Spiritual Retreat (I Never Took)

(Image Credit: JenkoAtaman

(Image Credit: JenkoAtaman)

(Image Credit: JenkoAtaman

A couple of months ago, while lying in a bathtub listening to Bon Iver and drinking a glass of cheap wine, I received a phone call from a spiritual retreat “camp” in Hawaii. Continue reading

50 Fun Things to Do This Summer!

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(Image Credit: Monkey Business)

With summer in full swing, it’s not too late to start planning all the ways we’ll spend those precious and fleeting moments of warm sunshine and good vibes. We all have our favorite summertime activities, but sometimes we blank when it comes to thinking up what fun thing to do next. Well, here’s a list of 50 awesome activities covering tons of interests and cost-levels the next time you’re stumped about what to do! Continue reading

Ashleeeybash: San Diego Comic Con 2015 Vlog

(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

(Image Credit: Ashley Bulayo / The Daily Quirk)

As you may (or may not) have noticed, there was no new Fashion Friday video due to the fact I was in San Diego to cover Comic Con for The Daily Quirk. Let me just say, IT DID NOT DISAPPOINT. If you followed it all through Instagram and snapchat, huge thanks to you! If not, my socials are below for when I head there NEXT YEAR! I’ll let you know when the interviews are finally up. Now let me sit and deal with my SDCC Withdrawals. TA-TA! Continue reading

Planes, Trains, Automobiles and…Strangers

(Image Credit: Michael Jung)

(Image Credit: Michael Jung)

It’s the golden rule of youth—“Don’t talk to strangers.” My parents were especially worried about me growing up, because, quite honestly, I didn’t think the rule made a lot of sense. There had been plenty of times I witnessed nothing but kindness from people I barely knew. It’s sad, really, the way our society has become a culture fueled by anxiety and worry.  And in a way, we had to become that way to protect ourselves and the ones we love. Interestingly enough, while sitting on a train New York City bound, I met an elderly woman that got me thinking a lot about the strangers we meet and the impact they can have on our life. Continue reading

Escape the Room and Other Indoor NYC Experiences

(Image Credit: Escape the Room)

(Image Credit: Escape the Room)

If you find yourself in New York and searching for a unique adventure, all you have to do is buy a ticket to one of these four unique indoor experiences! The following list is of interactive indoor activities that you can join in on. They all involve some kind of mystery or puzzle. From zombies to Shakespeare, there is a room for everyone, so check it out. Continue reading

Would You… Pay To Cuddle With A Stranger?

(Image Credit: Nikita Buida)

(Image Credit: Nikita Buida)

In the past, lonely hearts had to spend their weekends by themselves with only their body pillows, a bottle of wine and a good rom-com to curl up to at night. Now, that doesn’t need to be the case. Continue reading

Unique Date Ideas to Steal from the Movies

SERENDIPITY (Image Credit: Miramax)

SERENDIPITY (Image Credit: Miramax)

Let’s face it: date night can get a little repetitive. There’s nothing wrong with the classic dinner-and-a-movie combo, but sometimes it’s nice to switch up your routine. If you’re feeling like you’re stuck in a rut, look no further than your favorite films to inspire some creativity! Continue reading

Tips for Moving to a Colder Climate

(Image Credit: Masson)

(Image Credit: Masson)

Moving from a warm-weather state to a colder climate can seem like a daunting task. When you’re living in a place with consistent sunshine and a few inches of snow at most each winter, negative degrees and frequent blizzards are typically unwelcomed elements. However, this switch will be much easier if you are sufficiently prepared. Follow these tips to make your move to a freezing environment more bearable and maybe even enjoyable! Continue reading

Top ride ideas for the new BBC-themed amusement park

SHERLOCK (Image Credit: Hartswood Films for Masterpiece)

SHERLOCK (Image Credit: Hartswood Films for Masterpiece)

My first reaction to the news that a BBC-themed amusement park is in the works was pure, unadulterated excitement. My second reaction was to try and figure out exactly how much money I would need to visit the park in its proposed location of Kent, England. The answer is probably too much for a person who still hasn’t managed a visit to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Continue reading

The Importance of Traveling at a Young Age

(Image Credit: Masson)

(Image Credit: Masson)

Nothing will make you feel more alive than leaving the small boundaries that confine you inside your bubble of a world. I say that because we all get stuck inside the bubble, whether we live in a city, a farm, or small town USA. By nature, human beings prefer comfort.  Continue reading

The Great Blue Hole (Image Credit: Eric Pheterson)

5 Natural Wonders to Add to Your Bucket List!

The Great Blue Hole (Image Credit: Eric Pheterson)

The Great Blue Hole (Image Credit: Eric Pheterson)

It would come as no surprise if you’ve added seeing natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Reef or Mount Everest to your bucket list. Don’t get me wrong, those are obviously amazing places to want to visit. But what about the natural wonders that don’t make the esteemed Seven Natural Wonders of the World list? Well, they’re pretty incredible too. Here are five lesser known natural wonders to add to the bucket list! Continue reading

ESPA Life at Corinthia (Image Credit: ESPA Life at Corinthia)

5 Spas to Add to Your Bucket List

ESPA Life at Corinthia (Image Credit: ESPA Life at Corinthia)

ESPA Life at Corinthia (Image Credit: ESPA Life at Corinthia)

We all need a little time to ourselves every so often – so why not get spoiled in one of the coolest spas on earth? Go big or go home. For those of us that are all about those mani-pedis and facials, discovering a spa that goes above and beyond the average hotel beauty escape gets our hearts aflutter. Spa-lovers who are searching for some extraordinary pampering, look no further – here are some of the coolest spas in the world, all of which deserve a spot on every beauty queen’s bucket list: Continue reading

(Image Credit: Charles Dyer)

Your First Time…Traveling Abroad

(Image Credit: Charles Dyer)

(Image Credit: Charles Dyer)

Traveling abroad for the first time can be exciting and scary. Whether you are going for an extended stay, a semester abroad, or just a few weeks’ vacation, knowing some tips before you fly off can help to ease some of the anxiety of traveling and make your experience worth every penny you paid. Here are a few things to keep in mind before you jet off. Continue reading