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Independence Day Picnic

Independence Day weekend is almost here y’all! A patriotic day filled with cut off shorts, BBQ, water melon, and a side of relish that makes us all shine a little brighter. I always feel like it is summer’s official…

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Sevierville – The Historic Town We Now Call “Home”

I live in a town where the local library has book clubs and a history center that houses microfilms of newspapers from 1810 through present, where a older gentleman helped me all morning find pictures of general stores before…

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A Taste of Mexico’s Loreto, Baja Sur

I think we all can agree that real, true, authentic Mexican Cuisine is some of the most simple and yet flavor filled food out there. Each region  has its own personality and profile, so when I spent some time…

1 Month + Some Days of TN Living

I would be lying if I said moving wasn’t stressful, though not for the reasons one would normally think. I have been blessed with a childhood that saw a lot of boxes being packed, new houses being moved into,…

Legend of El Dorado

The Legend of El Dorado is one of the most famous tales told in relation to Latin America. It sits right up there with Ponce De Leon’s Fountain of Youth, inspiring legends, tales, and great adventures. Located just a…

How to pack for a 10/15 day trip: The carry on challenge

It seems like more and more airlines are moving toward the industry practice of charging passengers for their suitcases, only allowing them a free carry on. To which we say “challenge accepted!” So, with the news of American Airlines…

Foodie Travel Bucketlist

Tim and I have been watching a lot of Anthony Bourdain lately. And it is usually a late night Netflix binge which almost always results in the two of us sitting in the kitchen, hungry, and making a midnight snack.…

10 Colombian Festivals You HAVE to Check Out!

There is a running joke in Colombia that the country has more holidays and festivals than it does work days. And I must say that after putting together this list and having grown up in Colombia I can say…

CircaWanderlust Bogota Travel Guide

 Bogota… The Capital City. A world class city filled with culture, history, and night life! I spent my summers visiting my grandparents in Bogota, coming to age in a bustling metropolitan city one summer break at a time. This…