Civil War Re-Enactments

Civil War Re-Enactments

In the South we have this wonderful tendency to reproduce battles from the Civil War. We always show them as the event actually took place, but we strive to beat those Yankees each time. Last month, my sister and I ventured into the Old South. She and I traveled to Clinton, GA to explore life [...]

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From the Diary: Scotland

From the Diary: Scotland

I've recently gone through my diary (the written, gut wrenching, shaming diary) that I've kept over the last five years. I take it on pretty much every big trip I go on and detail some of the events. While I was in Scotland studying abroad in 2012, I had the diary with me. Stories of [...]

Egypt: Day 1

Egypt: Day 1

Hey guys!!  When I got to Egypt I ran into a problem: a serious lack of internet. Because of that, I was unable to post live while I was there, and I'm sure some of you have noticed that I've been home for the last two weeks.... Well, the deal is that as soon as I [...]

Everything You Need to Know about Life as a Digital Nomad

Everything You Need to Know about Life as a Digital Nomad

Guest writer Jess from Tripelio has gathered together information on the life of a digital nomad. Personally, living remotely is something I hope to accomplish one day! Right now, I'm splitting my time between a full-time job and travel. Like she says in the article, you don't have to be a permanent nomad, but that life appeals [...]

The Worst Thing to Happen before a Trip

The Worst Thing to Happen before a Trip

Of all the things that could go wrong before a big trip, snow storms, family emergencies, financial issues, etc., falling ill would have to be my number one worst thing that could happen right before a trip. That's a tall order, but I have my reasons. All of the other things that could go wrong [...]

8 Things I Learned About Travel in 2015

8 Things I Learned About Travel in 2015

2015 was the first full year back in America since my time in Ireland. It was difficult.I thought seriously about moving abroad again three times (Vietnam, Thailand, and New Zealand), got very depressed, started dating someone, took my old job at the museum back, and I STILL managed to travel all over America. In total, I [...]

Thinking about a Yucatan Road Trip

Thinking about a Yucatan Road Trip

So I know I'm shooting the moon a little bit, but this is a road trip I have in mind for next summer. Yes, I do know that summer in Central America will be hell on earth, but that is what my southern American upbringing has prepared me for!! For those of you that don't [...]

Starting to Plan for Egypt

Starting to Plan for Egypt

In seven short weeks, I will board a plane to Egypt. I cannot fully express you all of you just how happy I am!! Egypt. That's one of those places we learn about as children and dream to visit. We learn about pyramids and the Sphinx, and Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt, and how the [...]

12 Trips in 12 Months – Yet Another Update

12 Trips in 12 Months – Yet Another Update

I was thinking about it this morning, and I've actually already officially done my 12 trips in 12 months! Initially, I was going for all of 2015, but then I thought about the trips that I took when I returned home from Ireland. October, I drove out to Louisiana to visit a friend. https://www.instagram.com/p/uoKDsnqjrY/ November, [...]

Pike’s Peak Photo Blog

Pike’s Peak Photo Blog

My aunt Joan and I went to Pike's Peak in Colorado last month. It was a WONDERFUL day full of wandering around and freezing our butts off. Joan and I hopped onto the Cog Train and road to the top of the mountain. Upon our arrival, we were welcomed by clear blue skies and large [...]