Outside of transportation, accommodations gobble up a lot of resources and represent a large chunk of our eco footprint when we travel. Finding eco-friendly hotels or lodging is a huge step in minimizing that footprint and curating a more sustainable trip. It’s not always easy to find eco-properties though especially if you’re short on time. […]
Hey all. We’ve made it through March, and it kind of feels like “just barely”. Obviously, COVID-19 has been affecting us all, worldwide, in more ways than we can count. I have friends and family working in hospitals on COVID-19 units and at pharmacies, helping the unhealthiest of us try to heal. Several of us […]
Tucked away behind Mt. Elgon, on the far east side of Uganda, sits Sipi Falls. It’s actually a series of three waterfalls which appear rather small from the drive up the mountain – an illusion of distance. Sipi is a nature lover’s paradise. There’s something for the active, the adrenaline junkies, animal photographers, and those […]
In February, I read Marie Kondo’s book The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. Let’s just say I was inspired and began immediately thinking specifically about spring cleaning for frequent travelers. Immediately putting Kondo’s method to the test as best I could, I’m a few more sessions away from being done and having a house full […]
What is a staycation? When I got back to Indiana in January, I knew I’d be here for a while so I started planning some travel themed staycation ideas. If you’re new to the term, a staycation is basically when you curate a vacation in your own city, or in this post, without leaving your […]
Ah, Poland. A lovely little country that I think is underrated. I spent eight days in three different cities in Poland and was completely charmed, not to mention pleased by how easily I was able to stay close to my budget. I’d arrived in Wroclaw after two months in Scandinavia and England, so my bank […]
6 inspirational women in travel to celebrate on International Women’s Day. Caution: this post will make you want to drop what you’re doing and plan a trip.
February has been jam packed, as only a month with an extra leap day could be. I took the Greyhound to Chicago twice this month to visit with friends, enjoying the windy city during the day when we had some decent weather. We did very little traditional sight seeing, but a lot of eating and […]
When you travel half way across the globe you don’t typically expect to run into people from your hometown. But I met Alexandria in Kampala, Uganda where she is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer after she’d heard my partner and I were from Indiana – our shared hometown. Small world, and getting smaller all […]
The perfect 4 day itinerary for Abu Dhabi – what to see and do, where to stay, and other important things to know before you go.