Check out my New Favorite Packing Tool!

Jan. 15, 2017 by

Okay guys, yesterday I discovered my new favorite packing tool! In the past, I praised packing cubes as being my favorite packing invention. As of yesterday evening at 8:34pm, they have been dethroned. A good friend of mine came to visit me

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,

The Perfect Holiday Gift for the Travel-fanatic

Dec. 12, 2016 by

This holiday season, you might be wondering what to get the travel-loving people in your life. One of my favorite and most used travel items is the packing cube. These humble fabric boxes have transformed the way I organize my

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

To Airbnb or not to Airbnb

Oct. 30, 2016 by

Most of us would never consider crashing with a complete stranger, especially not for an extended period of time, especially not in an unknown city, and especially not with a stranger we happened to meet on the internet. And yet,

Meet Me in St. Louis – 9 Things to do in The Gateway City

Oct. 15, 2016 by

What is a girl to do with a great friend in a new city for the weekend? Explore of course! Here are the nine things you must see, do, and eat while in St. Louis, Missouri. Visit Forest Park –

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,

9 Photos that Capture my time in Northern India

Sep. 8, 2016 by

Striking overlooks, beautifully unforgiving landscapes, and mountains so tall that when you look up, you actually can’t see the top. I snapped these photos while traveling through rural northern India with the Himalayan Health Exchange in summer 2013. Even though

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

6 Tips for NYC Travelers

Aug. 29, 2016 by

If you are just joining in, make sure to check out the first three posts in this series: Newcomers in New York City, Peace and Great Art in Central Park, and Loving Life in Lower Manhattan. It has been a