Explore Vegas (Without the Strip)

Turns out there’s way more to Las Vegas than expensive alcohol and questionable decisions. Get outside and explore–just don’t forget SPF and H20.

Porto, Portugal: A Vistor’s Guide

Welcome back! Today we’re talking all about one of my favorite European cities–Porto, Portugal (“o Porto” if you’re a native). Before you jump in, be sure to subscribe to SideofKail and follow me on Instagram @sideofkail! Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal–right after Lisbon. It’s located on the Douro river and sits partially along…

How to Find Quality Friends

Good friends make you laugh, hold you when you cry, and challenge you to be the best version of yourself, but they also boost your health.  Research shows that quality friendships in your 20s are a solid predictor of living to your 70s, and that poor social support has the same  mortality-risk equivalent as smoking 15…