When we’re traveling to a new place, we shun eating anywhere that we can find back home. We avoid the chain restaurants like they’re the plague. Why in god’s name would you visit somewhere like New Orleans and eat at Burger King or Arby’s? If you’re the type of person who would visit one of … Continue reading Best Places to Eat in New Orleans
New Orleans…….there’s a peculiar vibe that echoes along the streets as you walk through. A three hundred year old energy that draws you in and makes you feel like you’re not alone on this plane sustained by the smell of jasmine that comes and goes like a transient daydream.It’s an amazingly refreshing smell; that is … Continue reading My Wild New Orleans Weekend
Don’t have the budget for a big family vacation? No problem! What if I told you that you could have a fun family vacation right at home? Not possible you say? Well, I beg to differ. Ever heard of a staycation? A staycation is a vacation you take at home or with minimal travel from … Continue reading Stay In. Unplug. Restore
Nestled into the woods just outside of Keystone, SD, lies a haven. A haven that brings camping in the woods up to an entirely different level. A level high above sleeping on the ground in a pile of pine needles and pooping into a hole in the ground. Now, I know some people think that … Continue reading Well, Glamp Me Speechless
Driving down desolate highways, surrounded on both side by rolling hills carpeted with yellow from the wild sunflowers that grow there. Northwest Nebraska has a sort of surreal loneliness about it. You have simultaneous feelings of being nowhere and being somewhere at the same time. It’s beautiful. The first night of our trip found us … Continue reading Hauntingly Beautiful Nebraska
Can you do NYC in 3 days? Yes. Will you be exhausted? Yes. Will your feet hurt? Probably. Should you do it? Absolutely! We did and saw a ton of cool things, ate some great food and listened to some amazing music. We were extremely exhausted and our feet hurt sooo bad by the time we … Continue reading I Heart NYC!
A river is water is its loveliest form; rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart. Roderick Haig-Brown Just south of the Glen Canyon Dam, the Colorado River makes a dramatic wave sort of taunting you as she continues her journey into … Continue reading 6 Tips for Visiting Horseshoe Bend
If you ever plan to motor west, travel my way, take the highway that is best. Get your kicks on route sixty-six…. Those words blared through the speakers of our Ford Mustang, keeping time with the purr of that V8 engine on that old stretch of highway. Driving a Ford Mustang along Route 66? Can … Continue reading Come Get Your Kicks…..
Pulling into the parking lot, it didn’t look like much. In fact we were kind of wondering what the hell we’d gotten ourselves into. Walking down a rough gravel path, the jungle opened up and we found it. Paradise! Aqua blue-green fresh water, lush greenery and a gorgeous waterfall garnishing the delicious scene in front … Continue reading Jamaica’s Hidden Paradise
Day 3: South Shore Lake Superior For the last day of our northern adventure, we are heading along the south shore of Lake Superior which takes us into Northern Wisconsin. The shores along Wisconsin are not the rugged, rocky shores we saw along the North Shore in Minnesota, these shores are much softer and sandy. … Continue reading Ultimate Lake Superior Road Trip 3