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WHERE WOULD YOU GO IF YOUR NEXT TRIP WAS YOUR LAST?

Recently, I was asked by a writer at Refinery29 to answer the question, “Where would you go if your next trip was your last?” Or in other words, “What is the number one destination on your bucket list right now?” I find questions like this extremely difficult to answer as the list of places I want to see and experience ...

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HOW TO HAVE A PERFECT WEEKEND IN TEMPE, ARIZONA

Things to do in Tempe

A vibrant urban (and desert) oasis, Tempe, Arizona is perhaps best known as the home of Arizona State University and one the largest student population in the country. Chances are, some of you reading this article are ASU students or ASU parents planning a visit (go Devils!) My brother went to ASU, so I’d been to Tempe once before — ...

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL PACKING GUIDE: THE ESSENTIAL ITEMS YOU’LL NEED

For 10 days at the end of January, Park City, Utah is taken over by The Sundance Film Festival. Some 40,000 people attend the annual celebration of independent film (that’s over four times the population of Park City), and inevitably, too big a percentage of first time festival goers arrive ill-equipped to take on Utah winters (and slippery, slushy sidewalks). ...

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HOW I SPENT MY NEW YEAR’S EVE WEEKEND IN LOS ANGELES

During the holidays, I’m always on-the-go. Every year since moving to Los Angeles six years ago, I fly to the Northeast to spend Christmas with family. But when Christmas is over, I always head back to Southern California to celebrate the new year. In contrast to the Northeast, where temperatures require heavy jackets and the world remains frozen and brown ...

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6 CAN’T-MISS THINGS TO DO IN CABO SAN LUCAS (AND THE SURROUNDING AREA)

Los Cabos, the municipality located at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, is perhaps best known for being home to Cabo San Lucas — a town that balances relaxation and partying like no other. But if you plan to head south of the boarder sometime soon, don’t forget, in addition to Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos is home to ...

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THE BEST TRAVEL GIFT IDEAS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELER – 2016 EDITION

Travel Gift Ideas For Men and Women

Finding the perfect gift for the traveler in your life can be a challenge. But luckily, you’re here now — and your life is about to get a whole lot easier. Below you’ll find a ton of great travel gift ideas suitable for almost every type of globetrotter — for men, for women…and even for babies (we can’t forget about ...

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THE SoCAL MOUNTAIN ESCAPE (24 HOURS IN LAKE ARROWHEAD)

Things To Do Lake Arrowhead

Last weekend, I need a break from Los Angeles. I was craving someplace quieter, someplace a little colder and someplace that might actually feel like fall — a season that doesn’t really happen in LA. To make it more challenging, I only had 24 hours to spare before needing to be back in the city for a concert, so it ...

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GEAR REPORT: OWEN & FRED’S VOYAGER WAXED WEEKENDER BAG

Sometimes, you just need to get out of town. While that’s true no matter where you live, I think it’s especially true when you call a big city home. For me, that’s Los Angeles. Luckily,┬áthere are endless driving-distance adventures worthy of weekend trips near LA. Seriously, with the time, some spare cash and a little effort planning, you can erase ...

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