Fun and Free Things To Do in Los Angeles

Fun and Free Things To Do in Los Angeles

From breezy palm trees to the classic Hollywood sign, Los Angeles is THE place to see and be seen. When my cousin/co-writer Brianna Jade started working in LA for the summer, I was super stoked to visit and cross it off my bucket list! While I’m generally up for splurging on some treats and fun activities, I’m…

Fantastic Tips & Tricks To Find Cheap Flights

Fantastic Tips & Tricks To Find Cheap Flights

I was recently in the middle of planning a girl’s trip to Los Angeles to visit my cousin Brianna Jade, who’s currently there for work over the summer. Of course, as the designated family travel agent, I was in charge of booking the flights.  That means choosing picking the cross-country flights to/from Orlando, plus mine from…

Alaska Summer Packing Essentials For Your Perfect Vacation

Alaska Summer Packing Essentials For Your Perfect Vacation

Summer is by far the most popular time to visit Alaska. With warm (sometimes even ridiculously hot) temperatures, wildflowers blooming, and wildlife out and about, who can blame visitors for picking the summer months to visit? It’s a magnificent time! If you’re planning a summer vacation in Alaska, you need to know what to pack….

How To Stay Safe During Earthquakes While Traveling

How To Stay Safe During Earthquakes While Traveling

Earthquakes are terrifying under any circumstance, but they seem especially disorienting if they occur while you’re on vacation. When you’re visiting unfamiliar territory, it’s a lot more unsettling! Read on for helpful earthquake safety tips to keep you safe if an earthquake occurs while you’re traveling. Know The Earthquake Risks If you’re traveling to a…

Must See Places in Colorado – A Bucket List

Must See Places in Colorado – A Bucket List

There are a few states I feel everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. Our current hometown in Alaska is definitely one of them. We recently spent a week in Colorado and it’s definitely on that list now as well! Colorado is centrally located in the United States and is a major hub…

Why Westcliffe Needs To Be On Your Colorado Bucket List

Why Westcliffe Needs To Be On Your Colorado Bucket List

Have you visited Colorado yet? If not, you definitely NEED to! There are a ton of amazingly gorgeous places to visit. It’s truly such a breathtaking state! We recently went on vacation to Colorado, as we’ve heard it’s so beautiful. We absolutely loved it! Out of all the towns we visited, Westcliffe, Colorado was my…

Jet Lag SUCKS – Helpful Ways to Minimize It

Jet Lag SUCKS – Helpful Ways to Minimize It

Let’s be honest, jet lag sucks. I mean, it’s often the result of traveling to or from amazing destinations, but it’s by far the worst part of air travel. There are ways to minimize the effects of jet lag, luckily! Read on for tips to stop jet lag in it’s tracks – or at least make it…

The Best Techy Travel Gadgets For All Your Vacations

The Best Techy Travel Gadgets For All Your Vacations

There are some affiliate links below, but they are all products I highly recommend. For more info, view my disclosure here. Pin Me For Later Living in a technology-filled world, it’s nice to cut back a bit on vacation. But there are still reasons we need our devices. Sometimes it’s just because they make life easier…

10 Essential Things You Need To Cruise In Comfort

10 Essential Things You Need To Cruise In Comfort

Planning a cruise vacation? One of the best parts of being onboard a cruise ship is getting to enjoy the vastness of the ocean. That can make finding things you need a little difficult, however! Sure, there are small shops on board and in many ports, but they can be pricey! Read on to help…

Long Flights – The Best Ways To Survive Them!

Long Flights – The Best Ways To Survive Them!

Living all the way up north in Alaska, with family allll the way down south in Florida, I’ve become somewhat of an expert on long haul flights.  While lengthy amounts of time stuck in airports and tiny airline seats are no one’s idea of a good time, you can make it easier. You might even…

Fabulous Gift Inspiration for the Traveler in Your Life

Fabulous Gift Inspiration for the Traveler in Your Life

It can be a major source of stress when it comes to picking perfect gifts for people who love to travel. What present should you get for the person who is always on trips and visiting new cities? From practical presents to extravagant surprises, we’ve got you covered on unique gifts for travelers. Read on…

Your How-To Guide on Booking Cruise Vacations

Your How-To Guide on Booking Cruise Vacations

Cruising is such a fun way to vacation and feel pampered. Planning your ideal cruise vacation can be quite overwhelming, though. There are so many different cruise lines, ships, departure ports, and destinations! It’s a lot to sort through to ensure you get the most perfect vacation with your hard-earned money. Read on for the…

The Best Carry-on Luggage to Fit Under Airplane Seats

The Best Carry-on Luggage to Fit Under Airplane Seats

I recently treated myself to a new underseat carry-on bag. I gotta say, it has changed the way I travel! During past trips, I’d use a cute backpack with just enough room for my laptop, blanket, and snacks for onboard the plane. It was SUCH a headache setting it down and rummaging through it to pull…

Helpful Ways To Ease Flight Anxiety When Traveling

Helpful Ways To Ease Flight Anxiety When Traveling

Going on vacation can be so much fun! Getting to explore gorgeous destinations and try new culinary tastes is amazing. Getting to experience different cultures is incredibly exciting. Vacations can also be a major source of anxiety, especially if it involves air travel. Just getting through security can be time-consuming, frustrating, and stressful. Plus, if…

How To Eat & Drink Your Way Through Old San Juan

How To Eat & Drink Your Way Through Old San Juan

There’s nothing quite like a sunny Caribbean vacation spot. It’s even better when you get to live in one, trust me! We lived near San Juan, Puerto Rico for 3 years. It was such an incredible experience! I would spend days just wandering around Old San Juan Puerto Rico exploring all the sights, sounds, and…

How to Travel With ZERO Liquids in Your Carry-On

How to Travel With ZERO Liquids in Your Carry-On

Traveling with carry-on luggage only is super convenient. Picture this: you’re wandering the streets of Old San Juan. The streets are bustling with tourists and locals alike, all meandering around. You’re so ready to join in, but first you have to get to your hotel. Now, imagine trying to drag a large, checked-bag size suitcase…

How To Pack & Plan for A Perfect Alaskan Winter Vacation

How To Pack & Plan for A Perfect Alaskan Winter Vacation

Many travelers venture to see Alaska in the height of summer. Who can blame them, with the warm, long days and flowers blooming everywhere! Even though summer is the most popular time to visit, Alaska is a magical place in the winter. The beauty of winter is incomparable, and the days are short, so we…

The Best Hiking Backpacks & Accessories for Fun, Safe Trips

The Best Hiking Backpacks & Accessories for Fun, Safe Trips

Hiking is basically a way of life up here in Alaska. With so many amazing trails, lakes, and mountains, the scenery is absolutely incredible. There’s no better way to see Alaska (or any gorgeous location!) than exploring while taking a nice hike. It’s also vital to be prepared, as the weather can turn suddenly. What…

Perfectly Packable Travel Accessories To Save Luggage Space

Perfectly Packable Travel Accessories To Save Luggage Space

I’m in love with tiny, packable travel gear. You know, the kind that fold up into themselves, all nice and compact? They’re that magical combination of space-saving and practical, while being extremely helpful! Plus, they let you prepare for any adventure while taking up minimal room in your luggage. Read on for some of our…

The Best Shampoo Bars For Carry-On Travel

The Best Shampoo Bars For Carry-On Travel

Traveling with only carry-on luggage is a great way to make vacations easier. It minimizes the risk of lost or broken bags, and saves you from having to pay the ever-increasing checked baggage fees. I mean, seriously. Those fees add up to lots of money! Plus, carry-on travel saves a ton of time from not…

The Best Activities Near Palmer, Alaska

The Best Activities Near Palmer, Alaska

Palmer, Alaska is a beautiful, small town located about an hour north of Anchorage. It’s in the heart of the Matanuska-Susitna valley, which makes it a fertile ground for farming. The small-town charm is incredible and we adore living here. Read on for some of our favorite things to do near Palmer, Alaska! Williams Reindeer Farm My…

Make the Most of a Day in Seattle After A Cruise

Make the Most of a Day in Seattle After A Cruise

Seattle is one of the biggest cruise ports for embarking on an Alaskan cruise. If you have a late flight out of Seattle after cruising, it can be overwhelming to plan the short amount of time wisely and hit all the best things to do in Seattle. Don’t worry, I got you covered! Here’s our tips and suggestions…

How to Save Money on a Cruise Getaway

How to Save Money on a Cruise Getaway

Cruises are one of our absolute favorite getaways. We love the atmosphere, being at sea with fresh ocean air, while still getting to explore new locations. In fact, we love it so much that we even got married onboard the Carnival Dream a few years ago!  We had an incredible cruise vacation with our family. …

Things You Need to Add to Your Flight Carry-on

Things You Need to Add to Your Flight Carry-on

When you think of traveling, everyone thinks of cramped spaces, long lines, and boredom. Flying doesn’t have to be a miserable experience, though! With a bit of preparation and research on what to bring on a plane, you can make the journey almost enjoyable. Read on for the best long flight essentials to pack in…