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…

Visiting Hoover Dam: A travel guide of what you need to know

Dam that’s one big concrete wall… I’m sorry but I had to. No more puns, I promise. For a giant wall of concrete, the Hoover Dam is surprisingly photogenic and…

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…

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,…

A guide to Rio’s neighborhoods – Ipanema

Okay, so I know that Copacabana is the beach most people associate with Rio de Janeiro; however, if I only had one day to spend at a beach in Rio,…

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…