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Iceland: Hiking Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park

I’m back with another Iceland trip recap! I’m sharing 3 more posts, including this one, about 3 of the best hikes we did while in Iceland. I hope some of you traveling there will check them out, too – and that everyone else will enjoy reading about them and be inspired to have your own outdoor adventures, whether overseas or in your own backyard! Continue Reading …

Iceland: Exploring the Glacier Lagoons

Hey guys! I’m back for my second Iceland recap. If you missed the first one, check that out too: Iceland Day 1. One of the main things we wanted to make sure to see while in Iceland was the glaciers. We talked about doing a glacier hike, but Matt and I have done those before and our friends Melli and Moritz we were traveling with weren’t looking Continue Reading …

Iceland Day 1

Hey guys! I thought for my first Iceland trip recap post I’d start at the beginning and share what we got into on our first day on the island! For the rest of my posts, I’m going to highlight a few of our other favorite things/hikes we did (vs. sharing a day by day recap), but since we did so much on day 1 it made sense to start with more of a play Continue Reading …

Weekend in Asheville, NC

Hey friends! Matt and I are back home after a fun adventure: we spent the weekend in Asheville, NC with my best friend Jenny from high school and her husband Dan! Jenny and I cooked up this plan late last year and have been looking forward to this weekend ever since. They live in Atlanta, which is only a couple hour drive from Asheville, and Continue Reading …

Hiking New Mexico

When I have the opportunity to get in a beautiful hike – especially in 70 degree and sunny weather with no humidity – I jump at it. When we were planning out our travel for the Brooks Altitude Camp trip (<—check out that post first if you missed it), a few of us decided that rather than flying home first thing on Sunday, we’d stick Continue Reading …

Altitude Training Camp with Brooks

Hey guys! I’m back in DC after a really fun weekend in New Mexico with Brooks Running and my fellow blog ambassadors! From left: Janae, Jesica, Tina, me!, Emily, Ashley, Meghann, Kristen, Lora This is my 5th year working with Brooks as one of their Run Happy blogger ambassadors, and I couldn’t be more proud and honored to be part of the team. Continue Reading …

Charleston, SC Weekend: Part 2!

If you missed part 1 of my Charleston weekend adventures recap, check that out first! :) I was there for my college friend Sarah’s bachelorette weekend. When I last left off we had just finished up a gorgeous morning run and a fun brunch on Saturday. Now that we were all fueled up we spent the rest of the afternoon exploring the city by bike! Continue Reading …

Charleston, SC Weekend: Part 1

Hey friends – happy Valentine’s Day! If you’re looking for something to make, check out this post: Easy & Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes. Enjoy! And now, it’s official: Charleston is one of my favorite cities. Especially in winter! Shorts and a tank top running weather in February? Sign me up! As you guys know, I was lucky enough to spend Continue Reading …