California

Cross Country Road Trip: By Myself in Cali

June 16, 2019 Pop Pop left yesterday and I am officially in LA with just my own company. I cannot say enough how thankful I am to have Hallie’s apartment to myself for the time being. It’s the one thing I am sure of right now, and it’s the one thing making me comfortable. Since… Continue reading Cross Country Road Trip: By Myself in Cali

america, Kansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Travel

Cross Country Road Trip: Tennessee to Missouri to Kansas

June 9, 2019 As much as it pained me to leave Nashville, I knew I had other exciting things to look forward to like driving, and lots of it. Day three of our road trip was a heavy driving day—some of it by accident—which I will talk about later. We left Nashville around 1 p.m.… Continue reading Cross Country Road Trip: Tennessee to Missouri to Kansas

america, Tennessee, Travel

Cross Country Road Trip: Tennessee

June 7, 2019 There’s a reason number two is my favorite number…. Pop Pop and I woke up, ate a satisfying hotel breakfast and headed for Music City for day two of our road trip. I chose to got to Nashville because I am in a wedding and the bachelorette party is in Nashville. Unfortunately,… Continue reading Cross Country Road Trip: Tennessee

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos 2019: Wrapped Up

One thing I will always want to do is escape to an island. I don't know when I'll be able to do that next, which is what made this family trip to Turks and Caicos extra special. Over the last few weeks I've posted about all my adventures on the island of Providenciales, from horseback… Continue reading Turks and Caicos 2019: Wrapped Up

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Good Eats

As I always say, you can’t have a good vacation without some good food involved. Here are a few dinner places I would recommend to eat around Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Grace’s Cottage at Point Grace Grace’s Cottage is a romantic dinner getaway that offers seating at a covered bar, on a porch surrounding the… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Good Eats

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Beach Hopping

The first day in Turks and Caicos took us all over the island. There are stunning beaches and vistas throughout the island, and with the use of the internet and recommendations from people around the resort, we set off to find them. Princess Alexandria National Park Our first stop of the day took us to… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Beach Hopping

Turks and Caicos, West Indies

Turks and Caicos: Fish Fry Thursday

I have only been in Turks and Caicos for a few hours and I am already loving its vibe. After a short three-hour flight, getting a rental car (which you NEED if you plan to leave your resort) and grabbing lunch at the resort’s beachside eatery, we finally got to sit on the beach. My… Continue reading Turks and Caicos: Fish Fry Thursday

travel tips

Elders Say They Regret Not Traveling; Here’s How to Avoid Regret

I randomly came across a TODAY article in which Americans over 65 gave their best advice for avoiding regrets in life. I was very pleased when I got halfway though the list and saw “not traveling enough” as something to keep in mind. I silently smiled to myself and thought, “Well, I surely believe that… Continue reading Elders Say They Regret Not Traveling; Here’s How to Avoid Regret

Pennsylvania

A History and Holiday-Filled Day Trip to Philadelphia

It was sunny in Philadelphia today (it was actually cloudy and a bit drizzly out). In my heart it was sunny, though, because I was taking a special someone by the name of Sam there for the first time in his life, and it was my first time during the holidays. We started our day… Continue reading A History and Holiday-Filled Day Trip to Philadelphia

thailand

Thailand: Thoughts and Tips

I just returned from—dare I say it again—one of the best trips of my life. Brian, Sierra and I ventured around Thailand for seven days to do so many incredible things, from bathing rescued elephants to grabbing sushi from a local market. I have to say the best thing from the trip was seeing my… Continue reading Thailand: Thoughts and Tips