In just 11 days we will be boarding an airplane and headed to London! After 6 years without an overseas trip together, this is a long awaited trip for sure. We have been busy compiling lists and sorting them into categories, trying to establish our "most important" things to see or do. With 10 days … Continue reading 11 Days to London!
We are back!
Like many people, the last 2 years put a bit of a damper on our ability to explore the depths of our travel bucket lists. Our adventures have largely been relegated to trips around New England or Ohio, lots of bookstore runs, and vats of coffee. Which are some of our favorite adventures, of course, … Continue reading We are back!
13 Ways to Stay Safe Abroad
Safety. For many travelers it is at the forefront of the mind. Whether you travel alone or with friends, safety should be approached with dedication and your eyes wide open. So, what are some of the things we can do as travelers to remain safe when abroad? Political Unrest/War/Sickness Pandemic. - … Continue reading 13 Ways to Stay Safe Abroad
10 Unexpected Must-Haves for Travel
Everyone has a tried and true packing list. Some items may change based on the destination or climate, but there are basics that exist on every packing list. We have a few unexpected items we do not leave home without, regardless of the space or destination. They may surprise you! Travel-size flat iron - Not … Continue reading 10 Unexpected Must-Haves for Travel
Fortress of Solitude: The Writer’s Sanctuary
Creating a space in which to write is crucial for us all, but it looks different for everyone. Whether you enjoy a truly solitary space without distractions or flourish within the chaos of busy bodies around you, creating a space that will inspire and feed your creativity is the key here. So, how do you … Continue reading Fortress of Solitude: The Writer’s Sanctuary
Highlight Trip: The Long Weekend
Many people only have a week or two of vacation allowed with their jobs or school for a whole year. Sometimes we are also limited by finances and a lengthy stay just isn't in the cards. So, what do you do when your vagabond feet are itching? You could skip the trip and save it … Continue reading Highlight Trip: The Long Weekend
Cold Weather Blues: Destinations – St. Thomas USVI
Growing up in Southern California I spent so much of my childhood at the beach. Being a redhead, I spent it slathered in sunscreen every couple hours, under the umbrella, fighting my mom about wearing a hat when none of my siblings were forced to, and playing in the surf. I love to swim, body surf, … Continue reading Cold Weather Blues: Destinations – St. Thomas USVI
Cold Weather Blues: Destinations – Puerto Rico
If you live where the wind hurts your face 4 or more months out of the year, cold destinations are not always on your must-see list during those months. Being a born and raised California girl, I do love my warm sand between my toes and the salty ocean breeze on my skin. I do … Continue reading Cold Weather Blues: Destinations – Puerto Rico
Travel XL: A Curvy/Plus-Size Guide
When you are curvy, plus-sized, thick or whatever you consider yourself to be, travel when you are larger than what is deemed "straight-sized" or "standard-sized" carries its own set of guidelines. I'm not talking about the unspoken "rules" that we seem to adopt when navigating the world. You know the ones I mean, take up … Continue reading Travel XL: A Curvy/Plus-Size Guide
Travel Mistakes: We all make them!
Whether a rookie or a well-seasoned traveler, we all make mistakes. Sometimes we overpack, others we might fail to plan appropriately for the weather. Here are some common travel mistakes and a few tips to avoid making them. Not packing a battery/power bank. Cell phones, tablets, laptops and camera batteries all die. Oftentimes you will … Continue reading Travel Mistakes: We all make them!