• US Travel Bucket List Destinations
    Travel

    10 US Travel Bucket List Destinations

    As the future of travel continues to change and international travel slowly resumes, we are all left dreaming about where our next trip may be. However, we often forget about the beautiful travel destinations hidden in our own backyard! I’m mixing small hidden gems, big cities, and a few uncommon US travel bucket list destinations to help inspire you to plan your next trip!  Related: 10 Beautiful International Places to Travel (Post Pandemic) Leavenworth, WA Leavenworth is a Bavarian-style village nestled in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. The small alpine village offers a little slice of Germany in the Pacific Northwest with events such as Oktoberfest and holiday markets…

  • 10 beautiful places to travel to post pandemic, Switzerland Travel
    Travel

    10 Beautiful Places to Travel (Post-Pandemic)

    It’s no secret that travel will change post the pandemic with new safety procedures and processes. As some predict a second surge in the Fall/Winter months, the future of travel remains unknown. For me, the excitement of researching, planning, discovering the beauty of a new country and experiencing the culture motivates me to work harder each day. Today, I’m sharing my top 10 beautiful places to travel to post-pandemic!  Related: How I’m Planning for Future Travel Iceland The mystical landscapes, waterfalls, hot springs, geysers, lava fields, and caves are unique to Iceland and nothing like you’ll see anywhere else! Visiting Iceland over the Summer months is great for hiking and…

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    Second Month Blogging Report

    I can’t believe two months have passed since I’ve started blogging! Perhaps the time is going by quicker due to the current state our world is in. First, I am incredibly proud of myself with my dedication to this blog and to further learn about blogging itself. The truth is, starting a blog is easy but maintaining a blog and reaching the goals of your voice being heard is the hard part.  My goal with this blog was not to make an x amount of money but rather to share my experiences, thoughts, and knowledge with all of you. If one person finds a post on my blog useful or…

  • How to Self-Care at Home
    Lifestyle

    How to Self-Care at Home

    Self-care is the best gift we can give ourselves mentally, emotionally, and physically. It is establishing and maintaining a healthy relationship with our bodies to improve our mood, boost confidence, reduce anxiety and stress. Practicing self-care is especially crucial during this overwhelming time. Follow my tips and tricks below on how to take a “self-cation” aka how to self-care at home.  Disclaimer – This post contains affiliate links to the products that I use and trust. This mean I may receive a small commission (at no extra cost to you) if you make a purchase using any of my links below. Thank you for the support! Sleep Sleep has a…

  • How to create an Instagram Story Highlight Cover
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    How to Create Instagram Story Highlight Covers

    Instagram story highlight covers are a great way to step up your Instagram game! It adds a clean cohesive look to your page and creates a lasting impression on someone who is visiting your Instagram. There are several ways to add highlight covers to your page; purchase a template, pay for the story highlight covers to be made, or get creative and DIY! I recently created my own –  here is my version on how to create Instagram story highlight covers for free! You may love: What I’ve Learned in my First Month Blogging Create Instagram Highlight Covers Using Canva STEP 1: Start by signing up or logging in to…

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    Welcome to my Blog!

    Welcome to my blog: With Love, Meli!  That’s me! Living my best life and feeding a Kangaroo while visiting Australia! I’m beyond thrilled to start sharing my experiences, thoughts and stories with you all. The goal is: informative blog posts that cover lifestyle and travel.  5 Quick Facts About Me:   I live in the great PNW, but I am originally from Eastern Europe.  I do not travel full time; perhaps one day! My favorite place I’ve traveled to so far is Costa Rica. I live for cultural experiences; both while traveling and locally.  One of my life goals is to spread kindness and knowledge through my everyday life interactions, traveling,…