71 Fun & Best Things to do in Sacramento, California [Ultimate Bucket List]

101 things to do in Sacramento, California | The Ultimate Bucket List

Last updated: August 16, 2022 From popular attractions to historic sites and local favorites, these are the best things to do in Sacramento, California. Sacramento might not be as popular with tourists as San Francisco or Los Angeles, but that’s where its charm lies. You would be amiss to think there isn’t enough to do … Read more

Tieks Review (for 2022): Are Tieks Really Worth the Cost?

tieks reviews - are Tieks worth the cost?

Thinking of purchasing a pair of Tieks shoes but not sure if they’re worth the cost? This is my honest Tieks review after owning my first pair for three years and taking them around the world with me. 

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When I first came across Tieks by Gavrieli from one of the many Tieks reviews on the internet, I scoffed. 

$200 for a pair of flats?! You’ve got to be kidding me. 

I was 23, working as a bartender in New Zealand, and although they looked beautiful and versatile, I just couldn’t justify purchasing Tieks on a backpacker’s budget. 

It took me four more years before I finally took the leap and purchased my first pair of shoes from Tieks.

If I’m being honest, I don’t think I had ever spent more than $30 on a pair of flats before I bought my Tieks.

I had also been a budget conscious traveler for a good six years and rarely purchased material things with hefty price tags because I always wanted that money to go towards my next trip. 

So when I hit the purchase button on the Tieks website for the Pacific Green Tieks, my budgeting anxiety went through the roof.  

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The 30 Best California Breweries to Visit

Figueroa Mountain Brewing - Santa Barbara, California - 30 California Breweries to Visit

A craft beer journey and road trip through the Golden State – your guide to the best California breweries to visit, from San Diego to Eureka. With 570 California breweries up and down the state, the Golden State has more craft breweries than any other state in the USA. Born and raised in California, it is also the … Read more