airlines · Uluru

Flying JetStar MEL-AYQ

So, Uluru (AKA Ayers Rock) is kind of out of the way! It’s remarkably far from everything (i.e. it’s a 5-hour drive to the next town, Alice Springs), plus it’s in the middle of Australia, which is already quite a way from where I live in the D.C. area. But all the travel time will… Continue reading Flying JetStar MEL-AYQ

Scotland · World Foods

What to Eat in Scotland

We ended up visiting both Edinburgh and Glasgow on this trip, and we had positive foodie experiences in each city! We tried the most Scottish food we could find, and in case you wondered, I can definitely recommend the haggis! Royal Yacht Britannia Not only did we get to tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, we… Continue reading What to Eat in Scotland

Uluru

What to Know Before You Visit Uluru

This is the reaction I got most often when I told people Steve and I were headed to Uluru for my birthday: “What? Where’s that?” I was genuinely surprised that so few people knew about Uluru in Australia’s Red Centre! (No, I did not spell that wrong, it’s the Australian way!) But then, I guess… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Uluru

Scotland

Visiting the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

The Royal Yacht Britannia was not even on my radar when my brother and I first started planning a trip to the United Kingdom for his big 30th this year, but it ended up being one of the highlights of our trip! You see, my brother is hard core into ships—-if it floats or sinks,… Continue reading Visiting the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Uluru

10 Things to Do at Uluru

So, the thing to do at Uluru is, well, Uluru! But what does that mean? What exactly does one “do” at Uluru? There’s a lot, actually! Here’s a quick list of the best things to do at Uluru, besides just the Rock itself. You will be staying at the Ayers Rock Resort, and while it’s… Continue reading 10 Things to Do at Uluru

Georgia

Staying at the Savannah B&B Inn

I love a good bed and breakfast! When I found out my husband had to take a business trip, I started looking for a place to take my own “business trip,” and Savannah has been on the top of my list for a long time. When I travel solo, I miss my husband like a… Continue reading Staying at the Savannah B&B Inn

England · World Foods

Dining at the Olympic Restaurant

My younger brother turned 30 (thirty!) this year, and my gift to him was travel. Because what else would a travel blogger get for a family member’s milestone birthday? He has been fascinated with anything that floats or (especially) sinks ever since he was little, and the Titanic is the ship that sparked his interest.… Continue reading Dining at the Olympic Restaurant

solo travel

How to Make Solo Travel Easier

Solo travel is one of the most rewarding ways to travel. But I’ll be completely honest with you: it can be kind of hard! But with a few tricks and hacks, you, too can travel solo like a pro! Day at the Beach? Get a Dry Bag! I see this question come across a lot!… Continue reading How to Make Solo Travel Easier

Solo Travel Destinations · Wyoming

Solo Travel: Cheyenne, WY

There’s no doubt about it: solo travel changed the course of my life! It’s exciting, it keeps me growing as a person, and it reminds me to be confdent because guess what: I can do it! And guess what else: you can, too. I actually wasn’t so solo on this trip, since I was visiting… Continue reading Solo Travel: Cheyenne, WY

Movie Moments · pennsylvania

Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: Movie Moments in Pittsburgh

It’s the Year of Movie Moments, and if you haven’t already heard, Tom Hanks is making a movie about Mr. Rogers set to come out later this year! Mr. Rogers truly inspired us all. He taught us all that we’re all worthwhile, and we all have good inside us. He told us that when things… Continue reading Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: Movie Moments in Pittsburgh