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2017: Year of Islands

As 2017 comes to a close, I’m reflecting on our travels and realizing… we visited a lot of islands this year! When I think of islands, I think of tropical weather, beaches, sea turtles and swimming nearby. But when I looked back on our island excursions, it struck me that not all islands are the… Continue reading 2017: Year of Islands

Nantucket · Solo Travel Destinations

Solo Female Travel: Nantucket

This Throwback Thursday is a very special one–it’s all about going solo in Nantucket! Since my sweet husband Steve has been traveling a bit more for work lately, I’ve taken the opportunity to go on a few trips of my own, all on my own. I used to travel solo all the time, and I… Continue reading Solo Female Travel: Nantucket

Nantucket · Packing for Women

What to Wear on Nantucket

It’s a very special What I Wore Wednesday! If you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook @quickwhittravel, you know I recently enjoyed a few days on beautiful Nantucket Island. I’ll be honest, I was a little insecure about what to pack. I’ve never been sailing, and I don’t think “athleisure” or all black is… Continue reading What to Wear on Nantucket


10 Reasons to Visit Nantucket

This Faraway Friday is coming at you from Nantucket, whose name itself means “the faraway place”! I’d read other blogs and books about Nantucket before I took my trip, and they conveyed the same sentiment: Nantucket is a magical, enchanting land, far from the cares of the world you live in day to day. I… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Nantucket

Islands · Nantucket

Nantucket in 48 Hours

It’s Throwback Thursday, so I’m throwing it way back to… last week in Nantucket! I only had 48 hours to spend, so I had to spend them wisely. Here’s what I came up with! Monday, July 10 Morning 10:06am: Land at Nantucket Airport (ACK)  I flew in on United from Dulles (IAD) via Newark (EWR), but… Continue reading Nantucket in 48 Hours

Eat North America · Nantucket

What to Eat on Nantucket

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week, we’re eating our way through beautiful Nantucket. Come along, my faithful readers! Let’s begin with the most important part of the day: Coffee I drank a lot of coffee on Nantucket! There are no chain restaurants “On Island.” That’s right, no Starbucks, no Dunkin’ Donuts, just fabulous mom… Continue reading What to Eat on Nantucket


What to Know Before Your Trip to Nantucket

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, and this week I’m letting you in on the things you need to know before your first trip to lovely Nantucket! Here are a few of the essentials to help you be as prepared as possible. Some Terminology Summer: This is a verb in Nantucket. People come for the beautiful summers,… Continue reading What to Know Before Your Trip to Nantucket

Islands · Nantucket

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