Zion National Park

Last week I visited Zion National Park, and it was every bit as amazing as you’d expect it to be.  I had no idea that it was the third most visited park in the US behind the Smoky’s and the Grand Canyon, but I quickly found out why. It. Is. Beautiful.  So apparently over the […]

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New England Road Trip: Day 2

Picking up where we left off on the New England Road Trip. We planned day two to be a bit more relaxed than day one.  There wasn’t as heavy a rush to leave first thing in the morning due to a long drive.  We set off around 9.00am towards Plymouth. Now we didn’t really know […]

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New England Road Trip: Day 1

We arrived in Boston late last Thursday night.  We were all beat from long days of work or school, so we got our rental car and headed straight to our Air BnB in Roxbury. The next morning we were on the road bright and early headed to Maine. Kimberly had researched different places for us […]

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New England Road Trip in Snapchats

My friends and I returned home LATE Monday night / Tuesday morning from our four day road trip of New England.  We had a BLAST! We visited Maine and Massachusetts and drove through New Hampshire. Our original plan of visiting Rhode Island and touching Connecticut was thrown out the window – we had some unexpected […]

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From the Diary: Isle of Skye, Scotland

Back to typing up old diary entries from previous travels! Current 2017 thoughts on my super sassy, over exaggerated self from 2012 will be in bold and purple. July 3, 2012 I have gotten into a bad habit of getting distracted and leaving my journals unfinished.  Also, I have finally gotten tape to put everything […]

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Hot Air Balloon Rides in Egypt

I was looking through pictures from my trip to Egypt the other day, and I was reminded of the shear beauty of the River Nile from the sky.  The $140 I forked out for a 4.00am wake up and hot air balloon ride was more than worth it! I saw the sun rise directly over […]

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Day Trip: Chattanooga

Last month, my dad and I took a day trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Looking back on it, we should not have decided to go on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, but hindsight is always 20/20.  We live about 2.5 hours south of Chattanooga, so we set out around 11.00am thinking that we would be […]

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Going to New England!

So, my friends and I are going to New England! We are most excited about the trip. True, we will miss the peak of the leaves changing, but that’s not a big deal. It also gives us an excuse to go back again someday. 🙂 So what are we going to do? Below you’ll find […]

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It Wouldn’t be a Cantrell Trip without Drama

Last weekend, I spent a little under 48 hours in Ohio with my sister, Payton.  She had been at Oberlin College all summer working as an intern, and since she was so kind to visit me while I was in Ireland, I visited her in Ohio!  I arrived around 12.30am in the wee hours of […]

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Park Hoppers: Yes or No

Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando offer park hoppers that allow you to go from one park to another without any trouble. The price is higher but the reward is greater. So is it worth it to buy park hoppers? It depends on how long you will be visiting the parks. Disney World: **Prices listed are […]

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