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Welcome to the Traveling Nine to Fiver

Join me as I try and find a balance between exploring the world and being a nine to five professional. You'll find stories of weekend adventures, day trips and our mishaps that take place along the way.

A Little About Me

About

I'm Megan. My day job is in California politics and I made a decision this last year to get the most out of my non-nine to five hours. That is where the blog comes in. I love my friends and family, food and wine and the beach! Join me as I explore new places and dig deeper into all the great places in California and beyond.

Recent Adventures

Sneak Off to a Relaxing Getaway in Truckee, California

Sneak Off to a Relaxing Getaway in Truckee, California

Aug 26, 2016 | 11 Comments

As you drive from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe and head up to the northern side of the lake you’ll drive right through Truckee. It’s about 15 miles from Lake Tahoe and only a few from Donner Lake. Right in Tahoe National Forest you’ll find a mountain town with local haunts, friendly residents and outdoor […]

What You Can’t Travel Without – From the Experts

What You Can’t Travel Without – From the Experts

Aug 19, 2016 | 8 Comments

When you travel frequently, whether it’s full-time or worked into you everyday life, you quickly realize the things you can’t travel without. Most often these things are what make traveling easier or allow you to adjust to the different situations that come up on the road. I’ve got my few items I can’t live without […]

Island Paradise on Gili Trawangan, Lombok

Island Paradise on Gili Trawangan, Lombok

Aug 12, 2016 | 7 Comments

When I found out that a two-hour boat ride, my favorite form of travel,  away from Bali you can head into Lombok and find tropical islands with the clear blue waters everyone dreams of, with no cars on the island and you can bike around the whole island. I knew I couldn’t skip a trip […]

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