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Travel Itinerary

What travel bloggers often miss

What travel bloggers often miss

As a travel blogger, I sift through travel-related content on the daily. But, through my searches, I’ve noticed one are that’s sorely lacking.

Budget Breakdown: Yellowstone edition

Budget Breakdown: Yellowstone edition

This post contains affiliate links.  In early August my fiance and I embarked on our first, romantic road trip together! (Earlier in the year, we had road tripped earlier with friends and family). We decided to embark on a western road trip stopping in Glacier, […]

Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Teton road trip itinerary

Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Teton road trip itinerary

Just last week, I spent my days living as a cowgirl. Roaming among the plethora of cow herds and navigating my partner through the canyons and mountains was how I spent the past 10 days on a road trip. I also remixed many versions of […]

How to make the best travel itineraries

Every time I’m telling my friends and family what I’ve done on a great getaway, they ask, “How did you hear about that?” That’s me, the ultimate guru of finding the weird and unique and quirky sights to see on my vacations. (Hence the blog […]

Winging it vs. planning out your vacations

Winging it vs. planning out your vacations

When it comes to traveling, there’s a variety of ways to vacation. At the extremes, you can visit an all-inclusive resort like Sandals or you can rough it in the wilderness with just a backpack, both require different amounts of planning. There’s also a variety […]

Biggest mistakes people make at Walt Disney World

Biggest mistakes people make at Walt Disney World

Ah, Walt Disney World, the happiest place on earth. Turns out, it also can be the most chaotic. When you’re not meeting your beloved Disney characters such as Alice, Winnie the Pooh, and Mickey, you’re waiting in long lines to meet them and ride the […]

Budget Breakdown: Puerto Rico road trip edition

Budget Breakdown: Puerto Rico road trip edition

Road tripping through a foreign country for the first time was a little unnerving. Luckily I had some prior knowledge of Spanish and was able to read the road signs! This post contains some affiliate links. Flight – $252 The flight was roundtrip from Minneapolis to […]

Hidden Northern Minnesota gems

Hidden Northern Minnesota gems

My fiancé surprised me with a quick getaway trip up north to Tettegouche State Park last month. Let me tell you, it was not short of perfect! Camping up north in Minnesota is one of my favorite pastimes. There are so many hiking trails and […]

Biggest mistake people make when traveling to Puerto Rico

Biggest mistake people make when traveling to Puerto Rico

Not exploring outside of San Juan! That’s the biggest mistake people make when they venture to Puerto Rico. Why?  Outside of San Juan’s city limits is an entirely different culture to absorb. Puerto Rico is considered a Caribbean escape, decorated from edge to edge with […]

Beginner’s guide to Puerto Rico

Beginner’s guide to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a relatively small island, measuring only 100 miles and 30 miles wide. But this island is jam-packed with excitement. The island caters towards a wide variety of people: those who are searching adventure, those looking to come home with a great tan, […]