Travel

How I Deal With Pre-Vacation Jitters

In less than two weeks I’ll be boarding a plane to Glasgow to start a 16-day journey through Scotland and England. My boyfriend, Tom, and I were supposed to go over winter break, but some health complications kept us in the states for the holidays. While we were certainly bummed to push off our trip,… Continue reading How I Deal With Pre-Vacation Jitters

Life, Money, Tips, Travel

Overcoming Your Biggest Travel Obstacles

There are several factors that may keep you from traveling despite that nagging feeling of wanting to be somewhere else. Life happens, responsibilities get in the way, and our bodies don’t always agree with us. Sometimes there’s just nothing we can do to avoid a halt in our dreams and plans. Some may say that… Continue reading Overcoming Your Biggest Travel Obstacles

Europe

Confessions of a First Class Wannabe

For years, I dreamed of proudly showing my boarding pass, turning left, and finding my spacious, comfy seat waiting for me. I'd sit, buckle my seatbelt, and be greeted cheerily by a lovely flight attendant, asking "would you like anything to drink, ma'am?" I'd smile and say, "your finest champagne, please." She'd bring it back… Continue reading Confessions of a First Class Wannabe

Europe

My Norwegian Cruise Line Experience

Tomorrow will be two weeks since I left for Venice, Italy to embark on a week-long cruise with my family. I've gone on two cruises before: once when I was about 5 years old and once when I was halfway through college. It's safe to say I don't have a wide range of knowledge when… Continue reading My Norwegian Cruise Line Experience

Random thoughts

Connect With Me!

Reading my blog is super cool, and I love every one of you for it, but you should check me out on Instagram and Facebook, too! I'm always posting photos and videos from various trips I've been on, as well as sharing links to other articles to provide tips, ideas, and more. You can find… Continue reading Connect With Me!

Midwest, Random thoughts

Vegas With Family vs Vegas With Friends

When I hear “Las Vegas,” my first thought is not “family vacation.” I’m sure most people’s first thought is not “family vacation.” Or their second. Or third. Or fourth. Or, honestly, on the list of thoughts at all. Vegas is an interesting place. It’s a city that is stuck in some sort of time warp.… Continue reading Vegas With Family vs Vegas With Friends

Random thoughts, Travel

Don’t Be A Travel Snob

We all know one whether you realize it or not. You’re telling a friend, a coworker or a family member about the trip you have planned for the summer. “I just booked my flight to London. It’s my first time out of the country, so I can't wait!” You notice the other person’s eyes light… Continue reading Don’t Be A Travel Snob