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19th May 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

Top things to do in St. George, Utah

When you’re brainstorming vacation destinations, St. George, Utah might not be at the top of your list. It might not even make the list at all because while it’s a fantastic place to visit and explore the outdoors, it’s not quite as well known as other outdoor spots. But it really should be — it’s considered to be a gateway to some of the best national parks in the country and there are countless opportunities for outdoor recreational activities throughout the entire year. Whether...

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10th May 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

The ultimate 2-day Portland itinerary

Portland, Oregon is a big city with a small-town feel that has long been a haven for creators of all kinds. It’s where big companies like Nike are based, and a lot of artists and performers have called Portland home including Gus Van Zandt, Holly Madison, Kaitlin Olson, and Clark Gable....

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26th April 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

Where to find the best food in New Orleans

It’s no secret that NOLA is a foodie’s dream! Muffalettas and beignets are two of the famous dishes that originated in New Orleans that you should try on your visit, but there’s so much more to the city’s culinary scene. Rounding up some of the best restaurants in New Orleans — from historic classics to those that put a fresh spin on Cajun and Creole delights, you’ll definitely want to add a few of these places to your New Orleans itinerary....

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12th April 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

Staying at The Venetian in Las Vegas

Italy, but make it stateside! From pasta and pizza galore to taking a ride in the gondola to lounging by the pool with a spritz, it’s all about experiencing la dolce vita at The Venetian. The only thing better than a romantic escape to Italy? Not having to travel 13 hours to get there. 😉 I’ve been going to Las Vegas since I was a kid and love how multi-dimensional it is. You can have a family-friendly vacation, a wild weekend partying until the sun comes up, or a super luxurious romantic...

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29th March 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in San Francisco (that aren’t the Golden Gate Bridge) 

San Francisco is one of the true cultural capitals of the United States. Packed with world-class museums, a rich countercultural history, fabulous art galleries, and more wonders that you can explore in a lifetime, this city can truly be everything to everyone. Even if you’ve never explored the City by the Bay, you probably can name countless historical sites and iconic spots around town. Now, it’s time to dig deeper. Eat with the locals, travel off the beaten path, and see a fresh side of...

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22nd March 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Seattle (that aren’t the Space Needle)

The city on the Puget Sound is an icon in the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by blue waters, snow-capped mountains, and stunning evergreen forests, it’s a wonderful place for a getaway into the outdoors…and a seriously cool city to explore! Of course, when Seattle comes to mind, most folks think of the Space Needle or Starbucks, but the best things to do in Seattle are far from those. Sure, coffee is great and there are a multitude of places to grab a great brew, but there is so much more...

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20th March 2022 by The Blonde Abroad

10 things to do in Portland (that aren’t Voodoo donuts)

Portland has an undeniable cool factor. From the buzzing craft beer and foodie scene to the thriving arts community to the tranquil urban oases dotting this city, it has an irresistible charm. And fun fact: Did you know that the city got its name from a coin toss? The smallest twist of fate would have had us talking about Boston, Oregon right now. At the ​​Oregon Historical Society, you can see the famous “Portland Penny” that changed it all....