Category: Destinations

Livin La Pura Vida…

Hello, hello, Val here. It’s been about a week since I returned from my Costa Rica vacation with five of my girlfriends from college and well, I’m still fighting the urge to go back! While that may not be in the cards now, I highly recommend Costa Rica as a destination if you’re in the

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Next Stop: Costa Rica

So, it’s definitely time for some beaches, jungles and a change of scenery. Costa Rica should do the trick! Half of 2 Girls Who Travel (Kim unfortunately can’t make this trip) will take on Costa Rica March 2-6. Expect lots of adventure, beautiful pictures and who knows – maybe a surprise or two! Can’t wait

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Black History Month: Civil Rights Exhibit at the Newseum

With today marking the first day of Black History Month, we wanted to share a piece of our DC trip with you – our visit to the Newseum where we were able to see the special civil rights exhibit: “1966: Civil Rights at 50” (on display until Jan. 2, 2017). We compiled a short video

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Our Weekend in DC: Kickin’ it in The District

*Writer’s Note: Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those negatively impacted by the blizzard. It seems our trip was planned strategically, or maybe the weather was strategic. Not sure which. Let’s just say DC knew us two Texas gals were not prepared for a blizzard. Now … let’s get to the recap!

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Nation’s Capital

We’re nearing the end of our time in Washington, D.C. and we must say, we’ve been pleasantly surprised. By being in charge of pretty much most of our itinerary – with the exception of a few places, we’ve relied on our gut instinct and which restaurants/places just give us a good vibe. But if we

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Top 5 Warm Weather Getaways

For most of us, the weather has taken a turn for the cold – for us Houstonians, it just happened like three days ago. Anyways, for those who just can’t stand the cold and long for the beach during the winter months, traveling during the winter season can be extremely desirable. But where should you

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Top 10 Things to Do and Places to See in The Big Easy

New Orleans, aka The Crescent City, aka The Big Easy, offers food, nightlife, history and culture to the tenth power. There’s something to do for everyone and you’ll never get bored. Of course, the French Quarter is the place to go for drinks, food and people-watching, but there’s so much more to the city—art, music,

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Three Days in NOLA: Food, Festivals & the French Quarter

When we say we had a jam-packed three days in New Orleans – well, technically three-and-a-half days (we had an afternoon return flight), we really mean it. Between the amazing itinerary the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau put together for us (thanks again) and our own independent excursions in The Big Easy, 2 Girls

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Top Picks: Food in New Orleans

So we are well into our New Orleans adventure and we thought it the perfect time to share a snippet of some of the best things we’ve encountered so far … and what better topic to discuss than food? So here it is, our favorite, most delectable menu items so far! It just so happens

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