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    10 *Almost* Free Super Fun Things to Do on Oahu

    Aloha! So you’re going to Oahu. Or maybe you’re not anytime soon, but you’d like to some day. That’s wonderful news! It’s amazing and you’ll love it. However, if you’re like me, you might not be able to stay at the fanciest hotel and go zip lining where they filmed Jurassic Park and eat $50 sushi. You might just be trying to experience everything the island has to offer while saving as much money as possible. We, my friend, are kindred spirits. Read on! We were on Oahu for 6 days and decided from the start that we wanted to do as much as we possibly could. While keeping our…

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    The 5 Best Beaches on Oahu if You Hate Crowds

    As you may or may not know, I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful island of Oahu at the end of 2018, just a few days before Christmas! It was truly one of the most incredible places I’ve ever been, and I cannot wait to go back someday! But for now, I’ll settle for reliving my trip by telling you all about it. 🙂 I contemplated making a huge, all-encompassing blog post touching on every aspect of our trip, but decided I would rather break it down into a few different posts. This way, I can get more detailed instead of just hitting the high points and worrying about keeping it…

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    Ultimate Guide to a Weekend in NYC

    Last weekend, a couple of friends of mine came all the way from Dallas to visit me in New York! We had an absolutely incredible weekend, regardless of how much rain we got or the fact that we didn’t get to do everything on our “must see” list. Such an incredible weekend, in fact, that I thought I’d share what all we did! Things we ate (let’s be real, that’s most important), places we went, what we saw, etc. Hopefully it’ll help inspire you for your next trip to the Big Apple! Also, I made a checklist of specifically FREE activities in NYC, so if you’re looking to save money,…

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    Free NYC Activities Checklist

    Visiting NYC but don’t have a lot to spend? No problem! While it may be one of the most expensive cities in the world, it also has an endless supply of free things to do. This list should keep you busy for at least a whole weekend, if not longer! 9/11 Memorial I cannot recommend this enough. Take a look around, soak it in. Remember. The part outside is free, but I would also STRONGLY encourage you to spend the $24 and go to the museum. My friends and I spent several hours there without even realizing it. If you have the time, seriously, go. MoMA on Friday If you’re…