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When I travel, there are certain things I look for to “collect” as a souvenir. Usually these things are small and cheap since we don’t have much space and are on a tight budget. Here are my top 5 favorite travel souvenirs. 1. The first thing is usually the hardest to […]

Destination Wednesday: Top 3 Favorite Travel Souvenirs


Visiting Vermont / New Hampshire with no intention of skiing or spending much money means … random driving and mini adventures. A couple weeks back we went to visit family in southern Vermont and ended up on a day trip to Keene, New Hampshire and random driving across Vermont in […]

Destination Wednesday: Vermont and New Hampshire


Last week or so I had a moment of “if they can do it why can’t I”. These moments are often bittersweet for me; especially since I get the winter blues really bad.  This winter has been particularly hard on me and I needed inspiration. Through twitter I found out […]

Have you Heard Of : Roadtrip Nation ?



A couple weeks ago, I posted about our favorite Tools for planning an American roadtrip , and now that the trip is over I’d like to go back over a few of those and add a few unexpected treasures. Last time I mentioned TripAdvisor. I love the website, so I […]

Unexpected Treasures from Our Latest Roadtrip



Welcome to Part 2 of our Road Trip to Syracuse series! Last week I showed you some photos from Green Lakes and around Syracuse and Liverpool. Below you’ll find some of my favorite photographs from our time at the Great New York State Fair 🙂 (1.) The Great Potato Booth […]

Road Trip to Syracuse Part 2: The Great New York ...



Every few years we join my parents on a camping trip to Green Lakes State Park near Syracuse New York and spend a day on the lake and another day at the New York State Fair. I love this trip every time. Camping at Green Lakes has been a tradition […]

Road Trip to Syracuse New York 2013, part 1


Last week we spent a few days planning our next road trip. How much planning we do for any given road trip often depends on a handful of factors:  time frame, budget and if we already have a set of places to go in mind. This particular trip: we only […]

Planning an American Road Trip: Favorite Tools


On Sunday July 14th we celebrated my birthday (a bit late) with a wonderful NYC adventure. Matt had surprised me with tickets to see Newsies on Broadway and we’d been planning the day out for at least a week. The last time we were in the city it had been […]

Destination Wednesday: New York City Birthday Adventure 2013