Cambodia · Chile · Easter Island · Egypt · Germany · Greece · Guam · Hawaii · iceland · italy · Mexico · Travel Lists · Turkey · Uncategorized

Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places

Do you like ruins? They are major draws for tourists around the world, but they’re not for everyone. They serve as a warning against whatever was their downfall, they make epic backdrops, they are a window into the past. There is beauty in the broken, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years to find it.… Continue reading Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places

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

Massachusetts · Uncategorized

10 Things to Do in Boston

Why did I choose to visit Boston? For the history! And for so much more. Whether you’re a history lover, visiting impressive colleges, or just want to try a real Boston cream pie, Boston has a lot to offer anyone! Here are my top 10 recommendations for your trip to Boston! 1. Baseball game Take… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Boston

Fitness and Wellness · Massachusetts · Uncategorized

Running Boston

It’s the Year of Active Travel! And running is one of my most favorite travel activities. On my recent trip to Boston, I went on my first ever running tour, and it was a fabulous way to see the sights. I chose a private tour, but you can do a group tour as well. I… Continue reading Running Boston

Travel Lists · Uncategorized

10 Life-changing Trips

Travel in itself is life-changing. But some trips can make you think, make you feel, or make you understand yourself more than other types of trips. So in hopes of inspiring you, here are my top 10 picks for life-changing trips around the world. These trips should be humbling, leaving you with a sense of… Continue reading 10 Life-changing Trips

DC Fun · Uncategorized · Washington DC

D.C. for History Lovers

People come to Washington, D.C., for work, vacation, educational trips, and any other number of reasons. One of the things that drew me to my nation’s Capital is its history. The monuments and memorials exist for the sole purpose of helping us all remember the past, and the Smithsonian, the largest museum institution in the… Continue reading D.C. for History Lovers

Travel Lists · Uncategorized

20 Trips to Take in Your 20s

Since I recently entered my 30s, I’ve been reflecting on the person I’ve become–what I love about myself, what I wish I’d done before now, what I can improve, why I am the way I am, etc. And I realized on a recent trip to Bali that travel is not only my favorite hobby, it… Continue reading 20 Trips to Take in Your 20s

Uncategorized · Virginia

Staying at Williamsburg’s Brick House Tavern

It’s Museum Monday in the best kind of way! A while back I had the pleasure of staying at the Brick House Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg–I literally stayed inside a living museum! It’s one of Colonial Williamsburg’s “Colonial Houses” properties, and I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised! There were some unexpected perks of… Continue reading Staying at Williamsburg’s Brick House Tavern

DC Fun · Solo Travel Destinations · Uncategorized · Washington DC

Solo Travel: Washington, D.C.

2018 is a brand new year with brand new potential! Want to make solo travel a part of your life this year? I think that’s a fantastic idea! I moved to Washington, D.C., completely solo nearly 10 years ago, and I can definitely recommend D.C. as an excellent solo travel destination! Here is the low-down… Continue reading Solo Travel: Washington, D.C.

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10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh

It’s Faraway Friday! This week, we’re not going too far–just over to Pittsburgh, where my sweet husband grew up. We go out there two to three times each year, but I realized I have very little on the blog about Pittsburgh! So to make up for that deficit, here are 10 things you should do… Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh