30 Before 30

With only 30 months before I turn 30 years old, I’ve written a list of goals to help make my birthday a celebration of the past while looking eagerly toward the future.

Mornings at Moon Palace

Like many other travelers who look deeper than the nearest gift shop–or fellow Moon Palace guests who look no further than the nearest bar–, I am a firm believer that the mornings reveal the most about a destination.

How to Pick the Perfect Pacific Coast Highway Rental Car

When planning your ultimate PCH road trip, don’t skip choosing a perfect car. Here’s how to pick the ultimate Pacific Coast Highway Rental.

Where to Begin: My Travel Bucket List

Welcome to the first post on Valerie & Valise! Learn about my travel bucket list, a set of goals I want to accomplish in my life and document on this blog.