I joined a Sunpath Mongolia tour for an 9-day, 8-night adventure through Central Mongolia and the Gobi region this September which was an adventure of a lifetime. Joined by three other travelers in my van, and several other tour groups along portions of the journey, we traveled about 2300 kilometers as we explored the changing […]
Scandinavia is known for being one of the most expensive regions in the world. The three weeks I spent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark did not do much to dispel this notion for me, personally. To give you an idea of the costs of travel in Scandinavia, I wanted to share my personal expenses over […]
Sometimes overshadowed by more famed West Coast destinations like San Francisco and Los Angeles, Seattle brings a distinct and refreshing “Pacific North” factor to the West. And what does that mean? It means cooler temperatures, snow-capped peaks, clear cool lakes, an endless list of outdoor activities, a proud music and art tradition, and a population […]
I’ve spent a lot of my life wanderlusting for adventure abroad, often times without appreciating the adventure that lies in my own back yard. The older I get and more I explore the world, the more I realize how much Indiana has to offer. Now I’m a few days away from setting of on my […]
In October, I had the pleasure of traveling through Portugal with my boyfriend, Christian. We saw nearly everything we’d hoped and explored the entire country quite thoroughly. Still, I think my favorite part of the trip was sampling the Portuguese foods in each different region. We started in the Azores, a series of nine islands […]
People often ask me about my favorite food I’ve tried while traveling. My answer is usually anything from Portugal, specifically from the Azorean restaurants on the island of Sao Miguel. As a lover of both seafood and red wine, my residence in the landlocked, Midwestern state of Indiana does me no favors – these foods […]
Marie and I went to Southeast Asia for three weeks in March, and because Marie is a talented photographer, we have incredible shots to document the trip. I’ve already shared an itinerary showing how long we were in each city (Suitcase Six in Southeast Asia: Our Itinerary), but I wanted to post more thoroughly about […]
Our three day itinerary through Brussels, Ghent, and Bruges.