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Everything to Know About SEATTLE + ITINERARY

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Heyy! It’s been a while…and I can’t BELIEVE summer is almost over! It has gone by so fast, and I’ve been so busy I’ve barely had the time to even open my laptop!! Before I get into the post…stay tuned for some fun posts coming soon…we are taking a truly wonderful, exciting trip that’s not too far away…which means some equally exciting posts and pictures to come with!! SO looking forward to sharing!! Seattle is truly a gorgeous place, full …

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NIAGARA FALLS: Everything You Need to Know

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There is so much to see and do at Niagra! Before going there, I like many, thought that there is only the Falls to see…but I was definitely wrong! Read on for more information on Niagra Falls, what to see and what to do, shopping, walking, the fun arcades, and more…! Just Some Background… Niagara Falls, the 8th Wonder of the World, begins in New York and spreads over the Canadian Border.  Niagara Falls has two sides (American and Canadian), …

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Best of Warm-Weather Seattle: All the Outdoors!

In More Travel, North America, Seattle, Travel Inspiration, Travel Tips & Advice, USA, WIYB Family's Recent Adventures by Anya2 Comments

Hi everyone! Its finalllllllyyyy SUMMERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!  The past month has been getting very, very warm in Seattle…the sun has been shining and there hasn’t been much rain at all! It’s been a very nice change, and warmer weather always means more outdoors, especially for our family! We absolutely love doing anything outdoors…hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, running, zip-lining, etc. etc.  There are SO MANY fun outdoor things to do here in Seattle…so whether you live here or decide to pay a visit …

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SPRING BREAK 2019

In More Travel, North America, Seattle, Travel Inspiration, Travel Tips & Advice, USA, WIYB Family's Recent Adventures by Anya2 Comments

Hey everyone! You’re probably reading the title of this post and wondering why it says Spring Break…when most Spring Breaks were around a month ago. Well, my school had Spring Break a couple of weeks ago…much later than most schools. About a week ago I posted about San Juan Islands. Well…that is where my dad and I went for Spring Break 2019!! We had a blast and a short but great getaway for a few days. This is a “WIYB …

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Best of San Juan Islands: Friday Harbor, 3-Day Itinerary

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The San Juan Islands are all gorgeous, and great for a quick getaway from the usual, day-to-day life. Friday Harbor is quiet and calm, but the island feels so magical. If you go at the right time, and avoid the touristy times of the year, your trip will be an unforgettable one. Read on for more on transportation, accommodation, dining, activities, and more! Day 1 (Arrive): Biking, Walking, Exploring After you arrive in Friday Harbor, it would usually be just …

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Everything to Know about Pearl Harbor

In Hawaii, Historical/Current Information/Facts, More Travel, Oahu, Travel Inspiration, Travel Tips & Advice by Anya2 Comments

On December 7th, 1941, Pear Harbor, which acted as a sanctuary for the USA Military Naval Base during World War II, was attacked by the Japanese Navy.  The attacking planes came down in two waves, the first at 7:53 am, the second at 8:55 am.  By 9:55 am, the surprise-attack was over.  By 1:00 pm, the Japanese that has launched the planes 274 miles off the coast of Oahu were heading back to Japan. The attack, completely unexpected, left Oahu …

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Oahu’s Magic and Hikes!

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Our family loves hiking…we just love the outdoors and always try and go on a hike every chance we get!  But…we also love magic…!  Who doesn’t?  We got the perfect balance of both when we went to Oahu.  In this post you’ll read about the wonderful hikes we went on and the amazing magic that we got to see!  s Hike #1. Diamond Head Hike Diamond Head is a very beautiful and scenic hike and perfect for all levels of …

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Putt-Putt, Zip-Line, Waterpark…in OAHU!

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I don’t know about you…but whenever we get a chance to go ZIPLINING when we are out of town…we take it!  In addition to zip-lining, we absolutely love golf!  So it was perfect when we found a place that had both…!  Bay View Mini Putt and Zip was a lot of fun…and peaceful too!  Besides zip-lining and mini golf, who doesn’t like the waterpark?  Wet ‘n’ Wild Waterpark was awesome!  In this post you will read about zip-lining, mini golf, …

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House of 1000 Clocks! CUCKOO Clocks in Blackforest?!

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Cuckoo Clocks have never, and probably will never, run out of fashion in people’s homes.  We have always absolutely loved cuckoo clocks…and House of 1000 Clocks has been around for many, many years, and gone through many generations.  Our mom got a very small cuckoo clock from the very same place even before I was born!  A cute shop on the way to Neuschwanstein Castle, it is a great place to stop!  Blackforest Blackforest is a small but cute town in …

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ROMAN Baths in GERMANY??!! Caracalla & Friedrichsbad

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Ever heard of a Roman Bath before…?  Maybe you learned about it when you were in school, or maybe someone told you about it…or maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time.  Regardless of which one, both kids and adults will enjoy what is in store…especially if you like the pool.  To figure out how to structure your day in Baden-Baden and your trip to Germany, check out my 7-Day Southern Germany Itinerary:  Everything you need to know. Friedrichsbad & …