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Utah Family Video (Utah Part 3)

Hope you all are having a great week! If you didn’t catch my part 1 and part 2 of our Utah trip, check them out. We had a wonderful time on our last big trip before we become a family of three and this one was special because we got to share it with Matt’s side of the family. I love making travel videos, so I definitely wanted to make sure I documented this trip with a little video. Hope you enjoy!

Cheers,

Aubrey

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Golden Circle Tour (Iceland Part 3)

Well, this post is definitely long overdue! A lot happened between April and the current end of summer, so I kept putting off posting the rest of these Iceland photos. Honestly, we still haven’t even gone through the Iceland photos on our nicer camera. Turns out getting ready for a baby is really quite busy. 😉 So, before I forget all of our Iceland tips, I figured I’d go ahead and share the rest of our Iceland photos from my iPhone for those wanting to travel to Iceland in the near future. In this post, I’ll talk about our Golden Circle Tour, which tour company we used and specific stops along the way. If you missed Iceland Part 1 or Part 2, check them out!

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Mirror Lake Exploring (Utah Part 2)

If you didn’t catch my first Utah post, be sure to check it out for my recommendations on what to do in Salt Lake City and Park City. One of my favorite things we did in Utah was take a trip to Mirror Lake. It was a gorgeous 45-60 minute drive, easy for all of our family members (who were a variety of ages) and so much fun. We were able to walk around the lake and get some beautiful photos of the scenery. On our way to Mirror Lake, we stopped at the Samak Smoke House for a bathroom break, beef jerky and other goodies. We took our time on the drive up to Mirror Lake, admiring the scenery, stopping for photos and getting out to explore Upper Provo Falls.

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View from the Deer Valley Grocery Store Cafe

Salt Lake & Park City Guide (Utah Part 1)

At the beginning of August, we spent about a week in Park City with a day trip to a National Park and a day trip to Salt Lake City. Matt’s cousin lives in Utah, so we brought most of Matt’s family along for this adventure. This was new for us, because we’re used to traveling just the two of us, so it was fun to have others along with us. We absolutely loved Park City and thought it was a nice break from the blistering blazing Georgia heat that we experience in August. The weather in Park City was perfect. We found tons to do and lots of other cool places to access from Park City. Here are a few tips for a budget friendly, summer adventure in Utah! :)

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St. Augustine City Guide

Two weeks ago, Matt and I headed south to Florida for a weekend getaway in St. Augustine. One of our friends was getting married there, so we figured it would be  a good mini babymoon. I’ve been coming to St. Augustine for school trips or with my family since I was a kid, but hadn’t been back in three or four years. The beaches are beautiful, the downtown is cute and there are lots of things to do. We decided to stay at the adorable and cozy At Journey’s End Bed & Breakfast. If you’ve never tried out a bed and breakfast, I highly recommend giving one a try. There’s something about staying in a cute old home and having an incredible breakfast prepared for you in the morning. I’m a big fan! Also, my favorite part of this weekend getaway was that we got to see my parents and brother for the afternoon on one of the days we were in St. Augustine. Living away from family is hard sometimes, so these times we get to see each other are all the more special. :)

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Reykjavik City Guide (Iceland Part 2)

If you missed our Iceland video and big family announcement, it’s posted here! This post is all about Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital and only actual city. It’s quaint, charming and wonderfully friendly. When we were there, it was freezing (as you can see from photos), but so worth the visit and we’d happily go back again. Here are a few of my recommendations on places to stay, things to do and restaurants. IMG_8055 Continue reading

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Big Announcement (Iceland Part 1)

Hi everyone!

We finally got around to posting our video from our Iceland adventures. We waited to post it for a very special reason….but you’ll have to watch all the way to the end of the video in order to see what we have to say. :) I promise to post photos and recommendations from our Iceland trip soon, but in the meantime, enjoy my all time favorite travel video!!

Cheers!

Aubrey

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Galway City & Cliffs of Moher (Ireland Part 3)

Hi everyone! I haven’t been on the blog lately with finishing up the school year and a couple of other weekend trips. I always say things will slow down, but they never do. 😉 Here’s the last of our Ireland photos! Before we left Ireland to head to Ireland, we decided to take a tour from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher and Galway City. We did our tour through Wild Rover Tours. If you don’t have enough time to rent a car and drive around Ireland, these day trips are wonderful. I love them because someone else does all the work and you just enjoy your day. Hope you enjoy our last few photos…can’t wait to share our Iceland travel tips and photos!

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Ireland Video (Ireland Part 2)

Our Ireland Spring Break trip was such a sweet time and we loved everything about this country. The people were nice, the food was yummy, the streets were charming and the countryside even more beautiful. As with all of our trips, we always try to make a video documenting our adventures because I think it’s a really fun way to keep your memories. Hope you enjoyed Part I of our Ireland trip and stay tuned for photos of our Galway City and Cliffs of Moher day!

Meanwhile, here’s a video of our Ireland adventures! :)

Cheers! xx

Aubrey

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Dublin City Guide (Ireland Part 1)

Over spring break, Matt and I had our first WOW Air experience and ventured back to Europe! We went to Dublin, Ireland and Reykjavik, Iceland.  We absolutely adored both. I thought I’d start by sharing photos from our time in Dublin and we’ll definitely be posting a video in a few weeks, as well. Here are a few tips about where we stayed, places to eat and other recommendations. Hope enjoy our tips and our first batch of photos! Stay tuned for more photos about our time in Galway City and visiting the Cliffs of Moher.

Where we stayed: We stayed at the Brooks Hotel, Dublin for three days. I would highly recommend this one, because it’s an amazing location and close to everything you want to do in Dublin. The staff were all super helpful, rooms were big especially by European standards and they even let us borrow an umbrella. (For reals, bring rain gear to Ireland haha). I’ve mentioned this before, but we are huge believers in travel as one of the best ways to spend our money and we also love the Chase credit card points system. We fund a lot of trips this way!

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