Visit Big Bend National Park

🎼Out in the west, Texas town of Terlingua, I fell in love with a national park. 🎶 After 9 years of living in a state that’s famous for being so big you could drive half a day and still be in the same state, I still had not made it to Big Bend National Park….

A Day In Washington D.C.

In 2018, there were 22 million visitors to Washington D.C. – from the USA, alone! So, with that many people visiting, you know there’s plenty to see and do in the nation’s capital. While there’s no shortage of activities, there is a strain on time due to the incessant traffic. Thinking about visiting? Here’s a…

Free Things To Do In Savannah

Probably the biggest field trip I went on was to Savannah, Georgia, USA when I was in 5th grade. The port city, located south east of the state capital, was about a 4 hour drive 1 way! The carefree waterway vibe of River Street mixed with the historic walking tours stayed with me. As an…

Destination Highlight РVi̡ey Island, Iceland

  My favorite part of going to Iceland was taking the short ferry ride in Reykjavik over to the abandoned Viðey Island. Here, I got to walk all over this tiny piece of land only stone’s throw from downtown and do so in relative quiet. Only a handful of people can get on the ferry at…

5 Benefits of Travelization Scratch Off Maps

If you were here for last year’s A Year of Travel, you know that my goal has been to visit to a new place each time I hit the road. As a way to celebrate a completed year, I started looking for a way to showcase the new places I had been. I’ve always been…

5 Easy Exercises From The Road

When it comes to traveling, staying fit can be tough. The idea is calories don’t count on vacation is one I was a huge supporter of when I only vacationed once a year. However, the more you to travel, the less you can live by that motto. So, I’ve favored a few simple exercises that…

5 Travel Hacks For The Girly Traveler

With all the traveling I’ve done, especially this year, I discovered a few tips on how little details can keep you on point, and less stressed, for any trip. Get your nails done before departing I don’t mean you have to get some intense acrylic on. I actually tend to get gel, which is my…

3 Ways To Get Cheaper Flights

Perhaps you’ve been looking to get far away but the flight is SO expensive! Well, I’ve managed to score some ridiculously low fares just by being strategic. My biggest accomplishment so far was booking a last minute flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam for $860 vs $1600, which was the cheapest normal booking I could find….

A Year of Travel – San Antonio

It’s that time again! Estimated Cost: $250 2 adults, 2 nights, parking, tickets for the boat ride around the riverwalk, and meals. This time I’m setting off to a place I’ve been wanting to see since I moved to Texas in 2009 – San Antonio. South from me by about 4 hours, I set sail…

Traveling to Arkansas

Living in Dallas for the past several years, I’ve wanted to see more than just DFW. It was time to go to a place I had heard much about but knew little. Little being the operative word since I was headed to Hot Springs, Arkansas. I had never even been to Arkansas so I was…