Preparing for Adventures in La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Sep. 7, 2017 by

Right now, I am sitting on a tiny terrace in La Fortuna, Costa Rica, on the second story of a cute Airbnb rental. Dad is relaxing watching a soccer game (sorry, futbal) and enjoying the air conditioning. Our last airbnb

Boardwalking in Ocean City, Maryland

Aug. 7, 2017 by

Two weeks ago, I reconnected with two of my teacher friends to explore Ocean City, Maryland and Washington, DC. I decided to drive up from Atlanta because I like torture road trips. The ride there was quite fun because I

St. George Island

Sand and Sun at St. George Island, FL

Apr. 25, 2017 by

Last night, I opened up my book to do some reading before bed. A pile of sand fell from the pages onto my face and all around me. You know you just got back from a great vacation when you don’t

A Quick Get-Away in Birmingham, AL

Dec. 23, 2016 by

Teachers everywhere rejoice – it is Winter Break! My life is usually very “Go Go Go” so I am using this time off for some much needed rest and relaxation traveling! I was long overdue for a trip to see Bestie,

When life gives you flight cancelations, take road trips

Nov. 8, 2016 by

“Sorry, your flight is canceled.” We were standing at the airline counter in Los Angeles. Exhausted from the time change and the five hour flight from Atlanta we had just stepped off of, “your flight is canceled” sounded like a

The Ultimate Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

Sep. 25, 2016 by

An old friend, a new friend, four days, and nowhere to be. My west coast adventure began like most great spontaneous friend road trips do. Out of the blue, someone says, “Hey, I have a crazy idea.” Thirty minutes later,

What to do when bad weather delays your beach plans

Sep. 2, 2016 by

If you live in the south and have been following the weather (or just looked outside today), you know that we are in the middle of a tropical storm. This storm happened to break right at the beginning of Labor

Loving Life in Lower Manhattan

Aug. 13, 2016 by

If you’re just joining in, be sure to check out the first two posts in this series about NYC: Newcomers in NYC and Peace and Great Art in Central Park. Day three in NYC began at Black Tap, a burger

Peace and Great Art in Central Park

Aug. 2, 2016 by

If you’re just joining in, be sure to check out the first post in this series about NYC: Newcomers in NYC. My second day in NYC began with a clear mission. Friendly Scottish Times Square Man had let slip a

Newcomers in New York City

Jul. 31, 2016 by

Where do I even begin! There is a reason New York City is called the city that never sleeps. I was there for four days doing as much as possible, but even if I had been there twice as long