Crystal Anderson

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Travel fiend and blogger. Wife. Mom. Attorney. 80s baby. Nature lover. Fitness fanatic. Foodie.
Rosemary Beach

Biking Around the South Walton Beaches

Miami

Visit the Gilded Age

Key Largo

Kayak in Everglades National Park

Bogotá

Traditional. Affordable. Delicious.

Bogotá

See Bogotá by Bike

Maruleng

Honey Badger & Friends

Sabie

Off the Beaten Path on the Panorama Route

Tangier

Mint Tea Time

Tangier

Sleep in a Riad

Tangier

Caves Fit For a Greek Hero

Kruger Park

Self-drive Safari in Kruger National Park

Tangier

Get Lost & Then Found By a Local

Bogotá

Hike Quebrada la Vieja

Wanaka

Jump out of a plane in Wanaka

Southland

Cruise through a fjord in Milford Sound

Athol

Do a farmstay in New Zealand

Christchurch

Take a ride on the TranzAlpine Scenic Train.

Göreme

Have a traditional clay pot meal in Cappadocia, Turkey

İstanbul

Take a cruise on the Bosphorus

Esbelli

Visit the Goreme Open Air Museum

Göreme

Hot air balloon rides in Cappadocia, Turkey

İstanbul

Visit the Basilica Cistern

Atlantic Beach

Bike to The Lemon Bar for beachside cocktails

Mikonos

Have a drink in “Little Venice”

Greece

Stay in a hotel with an infinity pool in Santorini

Athens

Catch a sunset from Mt. Lycabettus

Tallahassee

Watch Olympic-caliber equestrians at Red Hills Horse Trials

St. Augustine

Visit the Memorial Presbyterian Church in St. Augustine

Miami Beach

Have cocktails at Broken Shaker

Charleston County

Attend a lowcountry oyster roast in Charleston

Tampa

Spend the afternoon at Oxford Exchange in Tampa

Washington

Have dinner and cocktails at Old Ebbitt Grill

Hong Kong

Visit the many markets of Hong Kong

Kuala Lumpur

Get a fish pedicure in Kuala Lumpur

Batu Caves

Visit the Caves of Kuala Lumpur

Abu Dhabi

Visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Edmonson County

Visit Mammoth Caves

Graskop

Stay in Graskop before driving the Panorama Route

Kruger Park

Lodging outside of Kruger National Park

Waverley

Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk

Manly

Take the ferry to Manly Beach

Sydney

Take in a performance at the Sydney Opera House

Leura

Hike in the Blue Mountains

Yering

Taste wine in the Yarra Valley

Port Phillip

See the fairy penguins at St. Kilda

Diwan

Hike through the Daintree Rainforest

Bogotá

Virgen Guadalupe, the less visited peak overlooking Bogota

Zipaquirá

Visit the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá

Miami Beach

Stay at Vintro Hotel in Miami Beach

Islamorada

Sample beers at Florida Keys Brewing Co.

Cashiers

Shop at the Cashiers Farmers Market

Montville

Hike to Kondalilla Falls

Maleny

Look for wildlife in Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Port Campbell

Drive the Great Ocean Road

Port Douglas

Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef

Tallahassee

Visit Maclay Gardens year-round

Wakulla County

Visit St. Marks and have lunch at Riverside Cafe

Teton County

Visit Yellowstone National Park in the winter

Denver

Spend the afternoon at Union Station

New Orleans

Eat brunch at Elizabeth’s

New Orleans

Eat beignets and chicory coffee at Cafe Du Monde

New Orleans

Take a cocktail tour in the French Quarter

Barranco

Explore Barranco

Miraflores

Catacombs in Convento de San Francisco

Cusco

Buy a boleto turistico in Cusco

Calca

Tour the Sacred Valley

Lima District

Drink a pisco sour in Peru

Cusco

Visit the ChocoMuseo

Noord

Take a sunset sail in Aruba

Savaneta

Eat at Zeerover

Savaneta

Take off your shoes for dinner at Flying Fishbone

Aruba

Eat dinner on the beach at Passions

Noord

Have breakfast on the beach

Noord

Stay in Noord in Aruba

Santa Cruz

Visit Quadirikiri Cave in Arikok National Park

Santa Cruz

Hike to Natural Pool in Arikok National Park

Durham

Sample local beer at Full Steam Brewery

Durham

Visit Duke University and explore Durham

Pinehurst

Visit the famous Pinehurst golf course

Fayetteville

Visit the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville

Chicago

Catch a baseball game at Wrigley Field

London

Treat yourself fresh tea at Fortnum and Mason after a day of sightseeing

Dublin

Visit the Long Room at Trinity College

Dublin

Stay in a castle in Dublin

Galway

Stay at the G Hotel in Galway

Galway

Explore Connemara

Clare

Visit the Cliffs of Moher

Kerry

Hike in Killarney National Forest

Kerry

Visit the Muckross Abbey

Windsor

Visit the Windsor Castle

Tampa

Downtown Tampa

Rosemary Beach

Eat/Drink in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Greater Carrollwood

Jump your heart out in Tampa

Vail

Where to eat in Vail, Colorado

Tampa

Authentic Cuban food

Thomasville

Thomasville, Georgia

Apalachicola

Visit Apalachicola

Breckenridge

Find an Ice Castle near you

Woombye

Visit the “big things” in Australia

Vancouver

A night in Vancouver

Ketchikan

Explore Ketchikan

Ketchikan

Take a Floatplane Ride in Ketchikan, Alaska

Hoonah

Go Whale Watching in Icy Strait Point

Skagway

Hike to Smuggler’s Cove

Yukon, Unorganized

View the Hubbard Glacier

Fairbanks North Star

View Mount Denali from Parks Highway

Denali

Take a shuttle bus in Denali National Park

Denali

Hike the Eielson Alpine Trail

Denali

Backcountry hiking in Denali National Park

Göreme

Hike or ride ATVs in the Rose Valley in Cappadocia

Jacksonville Beach

Bike to beach bars in Jacksonville Beach

Franklin County

St George Island, Florida

Summit County

Where to eat in Park City

Park City

Skiing in Park City

Centerville

See a blues show at Bradfordville Blues Club

McKinley Park

Hike the Horseshoe Lake Trail in Denali

Tampa

Have a cup of coffee at Buddy Brew

Nashville

Visit Tennessee’s State Capitol

Nashville

Find live music in Nashville

Louisville

Go to the Kentucky Derby

Katoomba

Hike in the Blue Mountains

Dallas

What to do in downtown Dallas

Jacksonville Beach

See the U.S. Blue Angels

Wakulla County

Visit the Wakulla Welcome Center

Wakulla County

Build your own boat

Wakulla County

Visit the Gulf Specimen Marine Aquarium

St Marks

Visit St. Marks, Florida

Wakulla County

Hikes in Wakulla

Seaside

Where to eat in Seaside, Florida

Key Largo

Go fishing in Key Largo

Key Largo

SUP in Florida Bay

Tallahassee

Relax with salt therapy at Axios Salt Spa and Juice Bar

Miami Beach

Stay in the Riviera Hotel South Beach

Oslo

Shop in the Grunnerlokka neighborhood of Oslo

Oslo

Visit the Viking Ship Musuem in Oslo

Amsterdam

Eat at Cafe Molenpad in Amsterdam

Odda

Hike Trolltunga in Norway

Stockholm

Stay at Clarion Hotel Sign in Stockholm

Flåm

Take a fjord cruise in Norway

Vossevangen

Road trip in Western Norway

Flåm

Visit the Borgund Stave Church

Stockholm

Eat Fish Soup in Stockholm

Stockholm

Eat Swedish Meatballs in Sweden

Stockholm

Try Scandinavian Cuisine at Oaxen Krog and Slip

Stockholm

Visit the Vasa Museum

Stockholm

Have cocktails on the Strandvagen

Stockholm

Take a boat tour of Stockholm

Stockholm

Eat Swedish pancakes in Sweden

Oslo

Visit Oslo City Hall on a free walking tour

Oslo

Walk to the top of Oslo Opera House

Oslo

Take a stroll along the Havnepromenaden

Kahului

Eat at Tin Roof in Maui

Maui County

Watch the sunrise from Haleakala

Kula

Hike to the Nalakalele Blowhole

Napili-Honokowai

Sunbathe at Napili Bay

Maui County

Visit Wainapanapa State Park

Hana

Hike to the Red Sand Beach

Maui County

Hike through a bamboo forest

Maui County

Jump into Waioka Pond (or Venus Pool)

Haiku-Pauwela

Drive the Road to Hana

Haiku-Pauwela

See sea turtles rest at Ho’okipa Beach Park

Kula

Take a helicopter tour in Maui

Kula

Hike the Eddie Pu Trail in Maui

Kula

Swim with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles

Kula

Eat an Acai Bowl at Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade

Marin County

Visit the redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument

Mariposa County

Visit the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Mariposa County

See the giant sequoia trees in Yosemite

Mariposa County

View Half Dome from Glacier Point

Mariposa County

Hike Sentinel Dome

Mariposa County

Hike the Mist Trail

Santa Cruz

Take a cliff side hike along West Cliff

Santa Cruz

Visit Natural Bridges State Park

Santa Cruz

Pleasure Point to see the surfers

Santa Cruz

Have dinner at Bantam

Santa Cruz

Have craft beer at Humble Sea Brewing Company

Santa Cruz

Have Brunch at Harbor Cafe in Santa Cruz

San Francisco

Stop to see the Painted Ladies

San Francisco

Ride a streetcar in San Francisco

San Francisco

Have breakfast at Eight AM

San Francisco

Bike Across the Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco

Take a picture at the “Crookedest Street in the World”

San Francisco

Take a Boat Ride in the Bay

Sausalito

Spend the afternoon in Sausalito

San Francisco

Explore the Palace of Fine Arts

San Francisco

Visit Coit Tower

San Francisco

Enjoy a Hip Mexican Dinner at Cala

San Francisco

Get chocolate in Ghiradelli Square

San Francisco

See Sea Lions at Pier 39

San Francisco

Climb the Greenwich Steps

San Francisco

Have lunch at the Ferry Building Market

Tucson

Take an easy hike to views of the Tortolita Canyon

Tucson

Hike the Upper Javelina Trail near Tuscon

Tucson

Explore the unique Saguaro National Park

Tucson

Enjoy live music and the sunset at Ignite

Columbus

Hike in Georgia’s “Little Grand Canyon”

Paris

Indulge at the Park Hyatt

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