Massachusetts · Uncategorized

1 Day in Historic Boston

So you only have one day in Boston? Not sure how you could possibly fit it all in? Never fear! I have your ultimate one day guide to historic Boston whether you’re in town on business, squeezing in some sight-seeing on a college visit, or just need a change of scenery for a day! Times… Continue reading 1 Day in Historic Boston

Shop · Uncategorized · what to pack

Gear Up for Winter Travel

Colder temperatures are coming to the Northern Hemisphere! So in the spirit of rolling with the punches, this summer girl has your guide to staying warm on your travels! All photo links below are Amazon affiliate links. Click to get yours! Outdoor Gear When you’re choosing to travel to a wintry destination, you’re excited for… Continue reading Gear Up for Winter Travel

New Zealand · Uncategorized

Why You Need to Visit Franz Josef Village

Have you ever been somewhere that truly surprised you, and pleasantly so? Somewhere you wish you could have spent more time exploring, or perhaps somewhere you’re already planning to visit again? For Steve and me, Franz Josef Village is one of those places! Even under overcast skies, it was beautiful. Imagine it on a sunny… Continue reading Why You Need to Visit Franz Josef Village

australia · Uncategorized

What to Know Before You Visit Sydney

If you’re headed to Australia, odds are you’ll fly into Sydney as your destination, or simply for a layover before flying off somewhere else Down Under. If that’s the case for you, here are a few Sydney-specific facts and tips!  1. Getting the shot: You can get the iconic shot of the Sydney Opera House and… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Sydney

australia · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat in Sydney

Are you ready to dine Down Under? Here’s a sneak peek at what we ate on our recent trip to one of our favorite cities in the world: Sydney, Australia! We had two long layovers here—one on the way to New Zealand and another on the way back—and it was just enough to whet my… Continue reading What to Eat in Sydney

Uncategorized · what to pack

What Minimalist Packers Leave Behind

Have you ever considered going minimalist? Do you think you could? As a light packer, I always try to be as streamlined and efficient as possible with what I pack—which will also be what I lug with me wherever I go! For my last couple of trips, I tried to go as minimal as I… Continue reading What Minimalist Packers Leave Behind

DC Local Guides · Uncategorized · Washington DC

What to Do on a Rainy Day in D.C.

We have had one rainy year in D.C.! It’s not unusual to have several days—or even a couple of weeks!—of rain all in a row in the summer and during hurricane season, but it’s been raining quite a bit more often than usual this year. For the life of me, I could have sworn I… Continue reading What to Do on a Rainy Day in D.C.

New Zealand · Uncategorized

10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand: the Adventure Capital of the World! The city did not earn this reputation for no reason. If you’re up for an adventure or a fun time, check out these 10 things to do in Queenstown! 10. Take in a Sunrise I have seen sunrises all over the world (thanks in no small… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Queenstown, New Zealand

Air · Uncategorized

Emirates Economy Class Review

You’ve probably seen Jennifer Aniston raving about Emirates Airlines, and with good reason! They did not get to be one of the top rated airlines so many years in a row for nothing. But most of what I’ve seen online about Emirates is about their Business and First classes. Since Steve and I recently had… Continue reading Emirates Economy Class Review

New Zealand · Packing for Men · Uncategorized

New Zealand Winter Packing for Men

No one loves to pack… especially not my sweet husband! But that actually works out well because if I can do his packing for him, I can also blog about it! You may have already seen my ladies’ packing list for this trip, so here is the list for the gentlemen! On the Plane Since… Continue reading New Zealand Winter Packing for Men