Travel

  • Camping in the Upper Peninsula Copper Harbor

    In the last year, we had a baby, bought a house, and immediately did a couple of pricey renovation projects. Needless to say, our travel budget for this year is pretty small. No plane tickets […]

  • Visiting Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Pictured Rocks

    Bob and I have visited Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore a handful of times in a few different seasons–it’s so beautiful! It’s less than a 5 hour drive from our house, and the scenery is incredible. It’s […]

  • In Defense of the Weekend Getaway Winona Lake Getaway

    Every year, two dear friends and I get together for a weekend getaway. We were lucky enough to live together when we all worked for the same organization in Indiana, and aim to recreate that […]

  • I Love Where I Live: Norfolk, VA norfolk

    When I’m traveling, I think it’s so fun to hear locals describe what they love about where they live–their description offers better and more personal insight than the best travel book ever could.  Today is […]

  • How to Pack Food for Your Next Backpacking Trip Backpacking

    I love backpacking. Just out of college, my dear friend Erica and I decided we want to give it a try. We bought packs, pulled together our equipment, and made plans to take on the Smokeys. […]

  • A Weekend in Grand Haven, MI Oddside

    Last weekend, we spontaneously hopped in the car and headed South to the little town of Grand Haven, MI. Some friends recently moved there, and it was high time for a visit. We started the […]

  • Stylish and Comfortable Must-Have Travel Shoes

    Shoes are such a big deal when you’re traveling–they can make or break your vacation. One blister while you’re walking around Rome, and you’ll wish you had brought any other pair of shoes than the ones […]

  • I Love Where I Live: Washington, DC Washington, DC

    When I’m traveling, I think it’s so fun to hear locals describe what they love about where they live–their description offers a better, more personal insight than the best travel book ever could. Since we […]

  • Eating on a Roadtrip without Breaking the Bank Road Trip

    Roadtrips are the best. THE BEST. The journey to your destination is a grand part of your adventure. Traveling by car gives you and your travel buddies some good old fashioned quality time you would […]

  • 7 Podcasts to Check Out on Your Next Roadtrip Podcasts

    It’s summer! I don’t know about you, but we tend to take more roadtrips during the summertime. We’re more inclined to take daytrips to nearby towns, drive to a new (or favorite) camping spot, or […]