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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3 Travel Resolutions We Plan On Keeping in 2016

Okay, so we’re a few weeks into the New Year … how many of you have already given up on your resolutions? Lol, don’t worry. We’re not judging. And we have a small confession. We also have a few resolutions we made for 2016 – and they’re all travel-related! Check them out below. #1 Take

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Airbnb … Should We Do It?

While considering our next getaway destination, we were thinking about doing something different with our accommodations versus our usual hotel stay. Why not rent a condo or a house for a few days instead of a hotel? Just something to break out of the same ole, same ole hotel stays. Airbnb came to mind. We’re

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Girls Weekend: Staycation Done Right

While the holiday season gives us good vibes all over, there is also a certain level of stress (holiday shopping, end of the year wrap-up at work and a million and one holiday parties to attend) that comes along with it. Often, there isn’t enough time for a full vacation and sometimes a vacation just

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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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Flying on a Budget: How to Pack

Hello, travel friends … Val here. I’m writing this blog because the topic is right up my alley. Let’s face it. Traveling costs can add up and some airlines are notorious for having ridiculous fees for baggage – not saying any names, but I’m sure you’ve heard. I’m all about finding ways to shave a

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Carry-On Essentials

When traveling, what you pack in your carry-on bags (luggage that you’re allowed to carry on the plane and place in storage compartments on the plane) is pretty important. Essentially, it’s items that you’d like to have nearby, should you need them on the plane or before you can get to baggage claim. We decided

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