Uncategorized · Vermont

10 Active Things to Do at the Trapp Family Lodge

If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook, you know my husband Steve and I had a fun time at the Trapp Family Lodge in beautiful Stowe, Vermont! We chose peak fall foliage season for our trip, and it has been a dream of mine for many years to stay at the Lodge. After… Continue reading 10 Active Things to Do at the Trapp Family Lodge

Packing for Men · Uncategorized · Vermont

Packing for Men: Fall in New England

It’s no secret that no one actually likes to pack. Least of all my husband! I usually pack for him wherever we go, and he fills in with his toiletries and electronics. It works out pretty well because he doesn’t have to pack, and I get to blog about it! And hopefully this will be helpful… Continue reading Packing for Men: Fall in New England

airports · Travel Lists · Uncategorized

The Best (and WORST!) Airports for a Long Layover

This is the truth: Non-stop flights rock. They’re just the best. They get you where you need to go quickly, concisely, and easily. You don’t have to think about layover times, delays or missed connections. But sometimes a layover is the only option to get you where you want to be. And occasionally… a layover… Continue reading The Best (and WORST!) Airports for a Long Layover

Travel Lists · Uncategorized · United States

USA Bucket List

Everyone loves a list—oh, is that just me?! Grocery lists, to do lists, travel lists… No matter what kind of list, I love to check things off and feel that elated confidence that I accomplished something! If you’ve ever wanted to visit the USA (or if you live in the USA and need a little… Continue reading USA Bucket List

Christmas · Shop · Uncategorized

Gifts for Travelers 2018

It’s that time of year again: Christmas is coming! Even a summer-loving girl like me gets excited for Christmastime. The lights, the feeling, the music, and finding that perfect thing for my loved ones always gets me excited and gets my creative juices flowing! This year I’ve come up with the ultimate list of options… Continue reading Gifts for Travelers 2018

Travel Lists · Uncategorized

Top Winter Destinations

  Cooler temps are here and winter’s a-comin’! If you know me at all, you know I’m a displaced island girl, but sometimes even a summer lover gets a hankering for a frolic in the snow! Here’s a quick run-down of some of the best snowy, wintery places I’ve visited that I can highly recommend… Continue reading Top Winter Destinations

Shop · Uncategorized · what to pack

What’s What in Solid Toiletries

For the last couple of months, I’ve been trying out tons of solid travel toiletries! Carry-on travelers have been highly restricted with their liquids since 2006, and in recent months, powders have also come under scrutiny. In my own efforts to pack light and always go carry-on only, I’ve tried tons of brands and products… Continue reading What’s What in Solid Toiletries

DC Tours · Uncategorized · Washington DC

How to Tour the Pentagon

Did you know you can take a tour of the Pentagon? You can! It takes a little legwork from you and some advance planning, but it’s absolutely doable if it’s on your list of things to do in Washington, D.C. My dad wanted to take a tour on his most recent trip to visit me, so… Continue reading How to Tour the Pentagon

Uncategorized · Vermont

10 Reasons to Visit New England in Fall

There are few places more beautiful than New England in the fall. As a Summer Girl, I have to look for reasons to be excited for the fall season. What can possibly get me excited for an end of summer, shorter days, and cooler temps? My recent trip up to Vermont gave me a few… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit New England in Fall

Uncategorized · Vermont

Staying at the Trapp Family Lodge

My husband recently made a life-long dream of mine come true. We stayed at the Trapp Family Lodge during peak foliage season! You know how sometimes your dreams seem out of reach, or that you simply don’t deserve them, even if that’s not true? I guess I always figured they were booked up years in… Continue reading Staying at the Trapp Family Lodge