Man in black with left hand on hip, overlooking Venice's Grand Canal on his first trip to Italy. The green murky canal is lined with old multi-colored buildings.

First Trip to Italy: 8 Amazing Destinations

“Not boasting but I head to Paris on Friday night. Then Italy. Happy Birthday to me.” It’s not everyday you receive a message like this, especially from your dad who has never been to Europe. In mid September he announced he would be visiting Paris and multiple Italian cities over his birthday week. And instantly […]

Moreton Island: An Adventurer’s Paradise

You know you’re about to have a memorable day when you travel to an island where the motto of the ferry company is “Escape The Fake.” Located just a 90 minute boat ride from the Port of Brisbane, Moreton Island was unexpected in all the right ways. Part of a chain of the world’s largest […]

This Valentine’s Day

My love story has always revolved around travel. This year for Valentine’s Day, I decided to write a love letter, to the one who has taught me that travel is more than just seeing beautiful places, it is about the adventures and experiences along the way. For you…my partner in love & travel, Thank you […]

Adventuring In The Age of Instagram

I was eighteen when I first felt wanderlust, long before I knew there was a word designated to describe the feelings I had after coming home. I had just spent a month in Greece with my best friend’s family. During this trip I ate sweets in cafes in Athens, roamed the streets of small Greek […]

Woman in purple coat with red hair, looking towards the Eiffel Tower on a cloudy day

Tips For Paris First-Timers

“Paris is always a good idea” is an expression I have heard many times and thought of as cliché. Is it really that amazing, or is it just a place everyone wants to love? After missing an opportunity to visit as an end-of-highschool trip (I went to Greece for a month instead…no regrets there) I figured […]

Great Britain Sights: Glasgow, Bath & Cornwall

What is the perfect exhaustion remedy after a crazy introduction to Europe? (in Edinburgh: see previous post here) More fast-paced truthful travel, of course, taking in Great Britain sights. Glasgow, Bath and Cornwall were amazing, each in their own ways. We decided to add these three stops to our trip for various reasons. Most important was […]

Winter Wonderland in Canadian Rocky Mountains

What is a fantastic recipe for a whole lot of truthful travel? Traveling approximately 2000 miles from Seattle, Washington to the Canadian Rocky Mountains in an SUV filled with three adults, two dogs, and a whole lot of snacks. To read about a sunnier road trip, to California, click here! For more Canada, visit my […]

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