45 Things to Do in Aviano, Italy

My first year of marriage started off with lots of changes — aside from the actual, you know, marriage part, I quit my job and moved halfway across the world. My now-husband was stationed in Aviano, Italy, and I had the good fortune to live there for a year and a half. Since I couldn’t…

A Travel Guide to Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

I’m a list maker, so naturally when I came to Europe, I made a list of all the places I wanted to visit while over here (I mean, aside from just writing “everything” on a piece of paper). Plitvice Lakes National Park was high up on the list (or the waterfall park as I still can’t…

50 Travel Tips for a Less Stressful Adventure

Mistakes are a part of life. Especially when it comes to traveling. It’s always easier to look back on a trip and see things that you would have done differently. I have made a lot of mistakes in my travels in the 30 or so countries that I’ve been to. So I’ve made a list…

Lake Bled, Slovenia [PHOTO BLOG]

On my recent trip to Slovenia, I spent some time in Ljubljana but also managed to make my way to enjoy the beautiful country side! In everything I was reading online about Slovenia, Lake Bled seemed to be one of the top places to go. It’s only an hour from Ljubljana so we decided to…

9 Reasons You Should Take A Road Trip (Right Now)

When people tell me they want to travel — but don’t have the time or money — what I really hear is that travel isn’t a priority for them. And that’s totally okay! No judgement here. Travel isn’t for everyone, and, even if it is, we all go through seasons where other things will take…

Acadia National Park, Maine [PHOTO BLOG]

My perfect way to end the summer is with a road trip! Seriously, I can just get into my car and drive a few hours to get out of my hometown, see amazing sights, and visit friends who live in other parts of the country — how great is that?! Since camping has been on…

Exploring Boston

When friends move away, it’s always a bittersweet time. Bitter because now I can’t see my friends very often. Sweet because now I get to go visit them and explore their new city! So after a year of saying I was going to make the trek out to visit my friends who moved to Boston,…

All You Need Is a Few Days

When I was in college trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life, one thing I knew for sure is that I wanted to travel. Whether I traveled for work or pleasure, I didn’t really care. The thrill of seeing new places and discovering bits and pieces of yourself along the way…

Red, White, and Purple

I am usually out of town for the Fourth of July, so a good friend and I took the time to explore a few local treasures. Although we didn’t have a typical Fourth of July filled with BBQ and picnics, a laid back day of adventuring was perfect 🙂 We started out at Peace Valley Lavender Farm….

Mystery Rocks

There is no certainty; there is only adventure. -Roberto Assagioli