We rented a 1968 Ford Mustang for a day!

Red. Vintage. Luxe. Top down, glasses on, wind whipping through our hair. We felt the epitome of cool as the mustang purred beneath us, gliding over the undulating road that…

9 top road trip travel tips

I did a big road trip across America by myself this summer. I drove through 14 states for a total distance of over 6,147 miles (9,887km). You can read a…

An affordable travel gift guide for your nomadic friend

You know that friend that’s always on the go? The one that’s off to a new, exotic destination each month or about to embark on a six-month backpacking trip around…

My great American road trip

This summer I did a lot of driving. 6,147 miles (9,887km) or 86 hours to be exact. I drove from Texas to Arizona to Colorado to Pennsylvania, stopped in Western…

Image of beautiful architecture in Vail, Colorado.

A travel guide to exploring Vail in summer

When I think of Vail I think of lush ski resorts complete with gorgeous fireplaces and expensive furniture. I think of epic skiing, hot chocolates and faux fur scarves, hats…

Entering the newspaper industry

What a month to enter the professional world of journalism. Harvey, Irma, Mexico, Las Vegas, North Korea, California, Somalia, the list goes on. What a month for humanity really. It…

How I spent one day in Chicago

Chicago is a beautiful city. Set on Lake Michigan with the Chicago River running through it, it has a gorgeous skyline that offers an eclectic mix of architecture — old,…

A travel guide to Presque Isle State Park

It’s not a ‘real’ beach, but it’s pretty darn close. I spent four years in Pennsylvania less than an hour down the road from Presque Isle State Park in Erie,…

Moving across the world … again

Well I’ve done it again. After four years of building friendships, inviting myself into other people’s families and establishing an area of the world that feels like home, I’ve decided…

A weekend away

I recently traveled up to Taupo for a family weekend getaway. Despite being the middle of winter we had gorgeous blue sky and sun all weekend, although it wasn’t quite…