In my last Nashville post, we debunked Nashville’s honky tonk reputation. In today’s post, let’s uncover Nashville food myths! Hot chicken, barbecue and good ol’ southern cooking are staples in the city. But I’m going to let you in on a secret: Music City is home to some of the most diverse, innovative cuisine around! […]
Thanks to the holidays, I was lucky to squeeze in one more trip this year — to Nashville! Known as Music City and for honky tonk, I figured I’d be listening to twang at every turn. But, as you’ll see, there’s so much more to Nashville than its country roots. In this post, I share […]
As I reflect back on 2018, I feel grateful for all of the amazing places I was able to visit and the memories I made. While it’s difficult to pinpoint my favorite vacation of the year, I can narrow down my top three travel moments of 2018. I hope you enjoy reading about them. Maybe […]
Finding the hiking gear that works for you can be hard when there’s endless options out there! Today, I’m sharing my hiking essentials — hydration backpacks, shoes, hats, pants and more.
While I would love to spend my days traveling the world, the reality is I work full time. If I can’t be on a perpetual vacation, I can make my weekends in Houston feel special. That’s why my husband and I plan monthly dates involving something more than Netflix and takeout. These are three of my […]
The three hour drive between Zion National Park and Las Vegas is strewn with small towns and stark scenery. But if you veer off highway 15 for about 30 minutes, a red planet with unique, ancient history awaits you. Meet: the Valley of Fire State Park. The husband and I had an hour to kill […]
Outdoor enthusiasts, rejoice! Salt Lake City is the vacation destination you never knew you needed. Every outdoor activity you could want is at your fingertips — and in a gorgeous setting. Yet, unless you live in SLC, you don’t know this paradise exists. Until now! Here are 5 reasons to visit.
Last week, I took time off work to explore Utah. Today’s post focuses on my experience at Zion National Park. Scroll to the bottom for a few quick tips about Zion. Stay tuned for a post next week about 2 Salt Lake City hikes. Let’s get to it! My alarm sounded at 4:20 a.m. on Saturday, […]
People often ask me how I afford to travel so much. The truth is, I don’t travel nearly as much as I’d like! But, I’m able to take a few vacations a year because I find ways to cut costs here and there while I’m away — without sacrificing the quality of where I’m staying […]
This weekend, I had exactly 36 hours to soak up Erie, Pennsylvania, a charming city with lush greenery, mild summer temps and lots of outdoor activities. And, apparently one of the U.S.’ snowiest cities, clocking nearly 200 inches during the 2017-2018 winter season. Good thing I visited in the summer! One of my favorite ways […]