When I travel, I have two desires which are constantly at war with each other: the desire to travel light and the desire to capture quality images. Typically the latter desire wins. I took my dSLR and an extra lens with me on my personal-item-only trip to South Dakota; it took up exactly half of of my total luggage space. While I will choose a camera over an extra pair of shoes every time, I can’t help but wish there was a better way.Read more
Let’s get to the point: is LuLaRoe good for travel? Hell no. If you found this post by googling ‘LuLaRoe for travel’, I’m going to urge you to close out of all of the Pinterest and Facebook tabs that I know you have open and back slowly away from your computer.Read more
Do you want to plan a Disney trip for your family but have no idea where to start? Are you overwhelmed by the sheer mass of information available online or by the inches-thick Disney planning guides? Are you a busy parent who just wants to plan a magical vacation for your kids, but is too busy raising them to actually plan it? Fear not! You’ve come to the right place.Read more
When planning my 2017 travels, I was all a-flutter about the prospect of a late-spring pilgrimage to one of America’s crown jewels: Yellowstone National Park. It was the first national park and to this day remains one of the most-visited. And this year, I was going to visit Yellowstone. Yes. Yes I was.
Note my use of past-tense verbs.Read more
I stopped and thought about 2016. And I wondered: did the good outweigh the bad? I wasn’t sure. So I did what any sane person would do. I assigned numerical values to everything that happened in 2016 to determine if it really was the worst year ever. You know–using math.Read more
Do you want to be a tourist and not a traveler? That’s absolutely fine! Want to go on a vacation and relax rather than work your way across South America by cleaning toilets? Probably a good call! Because here’s the thing: travel isn’t for everyone.Read more
Early last month, I wrote about my next trip, a week and a half in Paris. Yesterday I packed my backpack, checked in to my flight, and added my virtual boarding pass to Apple Wallet. This morning I got up, called the airline, cancelled my flight, emailed the hotel, cancelled my room, and apologized profusely…Read more
Bloggers love to throw around the term ‘travel bucket list’. I’m certain I’ve written my own bucket list post at some point. But let me tell you–when you actually almost die? Your list changes.
Before I found out was sick and needed scary surgery, I wanted to go to all of the places and see all of the things. Now that I’m better…Read more
The world is different now. Today there’s Instagram and Snapchat and Pinterest. Images are in and words are on their way out–in 2016 if you’re not a meme, you’re tl;dr. People like to say that blogging is dead. But I disagree.Read more
Quick–how many drops of dew are sitting on the leaf in the photo hung over every toilet in every Courtyard Marriott in America?
Can you answer that question? If so, you need to join my new Facebook group–Road Warrior Recess. Here’s why…Read more