Germany · Land · Uncategorized

How to Get to Heidelberg, Germany

This Motivation Monday, I’m letting you in on a little secret that I hope empowers you: we all make mistakes when we travel! I’m telling you, this was not my first travel rodeo, but I totally botched my train tickets to and from Heidelberg! I wasted time and money, and today I’m telling you all… Continue reading How to Get to Heidelberg, Germany

iceland · Land · Uncategorized

Road Tripping South Iceland

It’s Throwback Thursday! This week we’re throwing it back to our exciting road trip across Iceland’s unique south coast. Good news: it is possible to do most of it in a day! I’ve got an itinerary for your own south coast road trip and some tips to help you out. If you’re starting from points… Continue reading Road Tripping South Iceland

Land · pennsylvania · Uncategorized

Hershey Hill Climb and Fancy Cars

Originally published in June 2012. I experienced something over the weekend that I never knew existed. It was part soapbox race, part antique car show, part blast from the past. It’s the Hershey Hill Climb, and apparently it’s been happening for years–but I only just found out about it! Older gentlemen who own antique race… Continue reading Hershey Hill Climb and Fancy Cars

Land · Saving and Money · Travel Tips · Uncategorized

A Traveler’s Guide to Uber

This Travel Tip Tuesday I am giving you all the information you need on the ins and outs of Uber. I’ve taken Uber a lot this year since my husband and I have been sharing a car, and sometimes it’s just the most economical option. If you’ve never taken it before, or even if you… Continue reading A Traveler’s Guide to Uber

Land · Rhode Island · Uncategorized

Biking Block Island

This Throwback Thursday post is all about my latest trip to a true “throwback” destination: Block Island, Rhode Island! Why is it a true throwback? Because it’s stuck in the past in the best possible way. The architecture is adorable, people are friendly and helpful, and best of all, you can see all 10 square… Continue reading Biking Block Island

Land · Massachusetts · Sea · Uncategorized

Exploring Nantucket by Land and by Sea

It’s Motivation Monday! If you’ve been following along on Facebook and Instagram, you know I spent a few days in Nantucket last week. It was my first time there, and I wanted to cover as much ground as possible, so I booked a couple of tours and got excited to explore the island both by… Continue reading Exploring Nantucket by Land and by Sea

Land · Travel Tips · Uncategorized

Rental Cars: A Traveler’s Guide

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week I’m addressing my least favorite travel detail: rental cars. I do not like to drive, I’m not a fan of road trips, and I’d rather just be able to walk everywhere we go, but sometimes that’s just not practical! Often times, I’ve found especially on islands, a car is… Continue reading Rental Cars: A Traveler’s Guide

Big Island of Hawaii · Land · Uncategorized

Road Tripping Hawaii’s Big Island

Islands are typically small enough to drive around in less than a day. That’s why Steve and I like them for anniversary trips–there’s only so far you can go, so it’s an inherently relaxing place to be. Not so for Hawaii’s Big Island! This trip took a little more planning because there is just more… Continue reading Road Tripping Hawaii’s Big Island

Land · Uncategorized · Washington DC

DC’s Metro System: A Guide

This Travel Tip Tuesday is dedicated to the movers and shakers who just moved and shook themselves to DC! Whether you’ve come for the inauguration, a job, or just to visit, here is your ultimate guide to navigating DC’s Metro System!  1. It’s not the Subway, it’s “The Metro,” or simply “Metro.  Seriously, you’ll be… Continue reading DC’s Metro System: A Guide

Land · Travel Tips · Uncategorized

How to Read a Map

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, everyone! This week’s tip involves something near and dear to my heart: map reading! Sound boring? Think you can use your phone’s maps anywhere in the world so why bother? Prefer to wing it? Think taking a map out makes you look like a target? Well, think about these scenarios. Sometimes… Continue reading How to Read a Map