Planning a Trip to Nicaragua? Why You Really Shouldn’t Go Anytime Soon

Planning a Trip to Nicaragua? Why You Really Shouldn’t Go Anytime Soon

Back in January, when Ultan and I were planning our trip to Nicaragua for June, it was still a sleepy surf country that was slowly being discovered as a travel gem by more and more tourists. It wasn't as hot of a spot as Costa Rica, but with affordable prices, stunning scenery, and rich culture, [...]

Little Corn Island Feels Like an Undiscovered Piece of Paradise, Which Is Exactly Why You Should Go

Little Corn Island Feels Like an Undiscovered Piece of Paradise, Which Is Exactly Why You Should Go

When my husband and I were planning some of our travels for the Summer, we both knew we needed a tropical getaway. We wanted to get away from real life, totally relax, and just shut off. We also wanted to do all of that in a place neither of us had been to before. Long [...]

It Will Only Take 1 Weekend to Fall in Love With Memphis’ Old-School Charm

It Will Only Take 1 Weekend to Fall in Love With Memphis’ Old-School Charm

During our recent trip to Tennessee, I fell in love with so many things and places (this happens everywhere we go, which is why I need to win the lottery so I can buy houses in each place). Our first stop, Nashville, was just as fun, lively, and magical as I thought it would be [...]

Nashville Travel Guide: What to Do, See, and Eat in Music City

Nashville Travel Guide: What to Do, See, and Eat in Music City

If you live in the Midwest, you've probably been dying to get the hell out of town lately. I love Winter, but come February, I'm pretty much over it, and this year, Mother Nature decided to play a horribly mean trick on us all. Winter is still lingering, and while the temperatures are finally above [...]

I’m a Disney World Addict, and Here Are the 6 Restaurants I Swear By

I’m a Disney World Addict, and Here Are the 6 Restaurants I Swear By

Visiting Walt Disney World is something that my family and I have done almost every year since I was five.  And while my sister and I have grown out of most things since our first trip (RIP to my favorite Ariel dress), going to Disney with our parents will never be one of them. I [...]

Why Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland Is Worth a Spot on Your Bucket List

Why Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland Is Worth a Spot on Your Bucket List

Because Ireland is my second home (I lived there for a few years after college and my husband is from there), my friends and family always ask me about St. Patrick's Day — Is it amazing there? Is it worth it to plan a trip? Is it a do-this-before-I-die bucket list item? Where should I [...]

The Adventure Begins

The Adventure Begins

Follow my blog with Bloglovin As I sit here writing my very first Girl's Going Places blog post, the rain is beating down outside on the window next to me. Despite the overcast sky, I feel so insanely happy and excited. I've been thinking about starting this little travel blog of mine for a long [...]