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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 mishaps that take place along the way.

A Little About Me

About

Welcome, I'm Megan. I grew up in Southern California but now call Sacramento home. From nine to five I work in politics but my evenings and weekend are spent exploring everything Northern California has to offer and beyond. Whether at home or on the road I'm searching for the best of the best in activities, food and wine.

Recent Adventures

Make The Most of Your Next Destination With A Zipcar Day Trip

Make The Most of Your Next Destination With A Zipcar Day Trip

Jul 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

When I’m booking a trip I often come to the dilemma of whether or not to get a rental car. To be honest, I often find them a waste of money. Many destinations are easy to get around with public transportation and ride shares. But even with those, when you choose not to get a […]

A Guide To Exploring Santa Barbara, California

A Guide To Exploring Santa Barbara, California

Jul 18, 2017 | One Comment

Welcome to Santa Barbara Santa Barbara is one of California’s prized jewels in terms of tourism and one of my favorite places to visit. At the meeting of the blue Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains, the city has risen in the ranks of tourist destinations in the last years. Whether you are driving […]

7 of the Most Amazing Must-Try Dishes In Vietnam for Backpackers

7 of the Most Amazing Must-Try Dishes In Vietnam for Backpackers

Jul 11, 2017 | One Comment

Sampling the local cuisine is one of the best, if not the best part of traveling. This was especially true when backpacking through Vietnam, I would say the must-try dishes in Vietnam were the simplest. You’d find these dishes along the many streets that are virtually made of food once the hundreds of food stalls […]

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