The Ultimate Extended Weekend in Portland, Oregon

The Ultimate Extended Weekend in Portland, Oregon

"So much of who we are is where we have been" It's time for another adventure in a state I have never been to before, OREGON! This marked my thirty-fourth state and another solo adventure. Oregon and Alaska are the two states that have been super high on the list that I haven't explored yet [...]

The Ultimate Weekend in San Diego, California

The Ultimate Weekend in San Diego, California

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."Dr. Seuss Hello there! This weekend adventure takes place in the lovely San Diego, California. There are a variety of activities to do in this California city [...]

5 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Colorado in the Fall

5 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Colorado in the Fall

"Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn"Elizabeth Lawrence Growing up in Texas, I never really experienced a true fall of cooler evening temperatures and watching the leaves change during the proper autumn months. This year, I got an Airbnb for a month beginning in mid-September to embrace all things fall every [...]

Colorado Road Trip during COVID-19, featuring 3 National Parks

Colorado Road Trip during COVID-19, featuring 3 National Parks

"The mountains are calling and I must go" In July, I went on my first trip since the global pandemic began and it felt incredible to get out of the house and spend time in nature again! I choose this route because I haven’t explored the lower half of Colorado and was hoping it would [...]

The Ultimate Weekend in Charleston, South Carolina

The Ultimate Weekend in Charleston, South Carolina

"Will you do something for me, please? Just picture your life for me 30 years from now, 40 years from now. What's it look like?"- The Notebook Charleston, South Carolina had been on my list for quite some time now. Rated as one of the top cities in the world and by Travel and Leisure [...]

12 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Usage on Vacation and at Home

12 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Usage on Vacation and at Home

"Our oceans should be full of water, not plastic" While #plasticfreeJuly may be over, I hope we all can continue to find ways to reduce our plastic consumption all year long! I’ve rounded up 12 ways you can reduce your plastic usage both on your next vacation and at home. As someone who loves exploring [...]

Local Adventures in Austin, Texas with Briggs and Riley

Local Adventures in Austin, Texas with Briggs and Riley

As many travelers begin to venture out post quarantine, many are starting with local adventures within driving distance of their home base. I recently partnered with Briggs & Riley to share some of my favorite local adventures and good eats in Austin, Texas. You can check out the full blog on their website! I had [...]