Team USA in Canada

Three weeks until I get the amazing opportunity to see Women’s World Cup games in Winnipeg, Canada. I grew up playing soccer (Mia Hamm = Girl Power!) and had immensely enjoyed following the men’s tournament last summer. I will watch the USA play Sweden and one other match. I’m not only looking forward to seeing women from four continents play world-class soccer but seeing the devoted and passionate fans. I think the environment will offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience. A special thanks to my friend Martin for coming with! P.S. I am counting this towards my travel goal of seeing a … Continue reading Team USA in Canada

Santa Barbara

I’m a bit of a liar. I have this blog dedicated to traveling alone but I’ve been taking some domestic trips recently with other people and loved them so much I’m going to write about them anyway. I just spent a long weekend in Santa Barbara with family and friends, also completing my first half -marathon. I call myself a runner, so it was a big deal to finally “officially” run one. This was the Santa Barbara Wine Country Half in the hills of the Santa Ynez Valley, which was a really beautiful course and had a few rough inclines. … Continue reading Santa Barbara