One thing that is on everyone's buck list is to go skydiving. It has always been on mine. Thanks to a silent auction, I won a ticket to skydive in Newport, Rhode Island for only $75.00. What a deal! It does not matter that I would be flying solo, I could not pass up the … Continue reading A Skydiving Adventure
The bus from Milan to Verona was a little over two hours. I slept the whole way there and we arrived at 3:55pm.We got dropped off just down the street from the bus station, so we walked the rest of the way there. We got turned around for a bit because we could not find … Continue reading Backpack Italy: Verona
We took an overnight bus to Milan from Florence. We slept uncomfortably on the packed, freezing cold bus and arrived at the station at 5:15am. It was still pitch black outside and the underground was closed. It would have taken over an hour to walk to the city center, so we waited for the subway … Continue reading Backpack Italy: A Stop in Milan
In the summer of 2016, right after graduating from college, I took a two-week backpacking trip through Italy with one of my best friends, Jamie, from junior high school. Before I started blogging, I usually would journal my travels, and still I do. So, right form the pages of my journal, these are my adventures … Continue reading Backpack Italy: Florence & Tuscany
Fairs and festivals are some of my favorite things to do. Fill it with my favorite flowers and how could I not say yes? The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is in Woodburn, OR and takes place from the end of March to early May. It is $5.00 for general admission, including parking. Here you can … Continue reading The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
From the words of a great friend and Jackson local..."If we have anything in Jackson, it is food!" If you are going to Jackson you will have tons of great options to choose from. From bagels to game, it just gets better and better. Where to eat....... Breakfast/ Brunch ... Pearl Street Bagels Here you … Continue reading Where to Eat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
There are so many different things to pack when you are going backpacking. It mostly depends on where you are going and what you will need while there. However, there are some items that you may not think of at the time, but you will be thankful you brought along. Here is a list of … Continue reading Things You Should Pack for Backpacking, That You May Not Think Of.
Along the Oregon coast line you can find many beautiful places to stop. If you are looking for a beautiful beach town with a bit of exploration, you should head to Pacific City. I stop at Pacific City for the day at the end of April, so it was still a bit chilly outside. Regardless, … Continue reading A Quick Trip to Pacific City
Yes, traveling can be expensive. Yes, you can make it affordable for you. While there are lots of ways to make and save money before traveling, there are also a few fool proof ways to save money while you travel. Try some of these clever tips to save money while you travel so you can … Continue reading 12 Tips to Save Money While Traveling.
My final day in Seattle. I'm sure you are probably wondering what else there is to see, since I have stopped at all the places everyone says you should go. Trust me, there is more to do and this day was my favorite one! Once again, rise and shine bright an early to make the … Continue reading A Long Weekend in Seattle- Day 3
I've probably been on more road trips than I can count. While it is one of my favorite things to do, sometimes it can get kind of boring. So, if you have a car full of people, or if it is just you and a friend, here are my five favorite games to keep you … Continue reading 5 Fun Games for Long Road Trips
Day two! Rise and shine bright and early because it is going to be a day packed with everything you are looking for! SATURDAY: Day Two Start your day bright and early so you can see as much as possible. I headed out at 7:30am! The Original Starbucks Head right to the Original Starbucks. The … Continue reading A Long Weekend in Seattle- Day Two
Seattle, Washington… the city of rain, flowers and ferryboats. I never thought I would have loved it as much as I did. I wish I had a month instead of only 3 days, but a long weekend gave me enough time to check almost everything off my bucket list. So, here are things that you … Continue reading A Long Weekend in Seattle – Day One
Nature is beautiful and jaw dropping. These adjectives can be used to perfectly describe the tallest trees in the world... The California Redwood Trees. The California Redwoods can be found in northern Californian. You can take a trip to the Redwood National and State Parks and walk or hike many different trails through the forest... … Continue reading The California Redwoods
I recently spent about three weeks in Salem, Oregon. To be honest I barely did anything but work and take trips out of the city on the weekends. When I did have a few hours after work, I spent time at the coffee shops around town. I may not be a big fan of coffee, … Continue reading The Coolest Coffee Shops in Salem, Oregon