Healthy Traveler’s Tips: Tip One

Take advantage of healthy options offered around you (sometimes they’re even free!) If you’re staying at a hotel, look for healthy snacks and drinks that are provided. Fresh Fruit  Bananas and apples are often complementary during a hotel stay. Usually these are found in the hotel lobby or gym. It’s (literally) easy to grab and…

Healthy Traveler’s Tips: Introduction

Love to travel but dislike the unhealthy post trip feeling? Maybe you don’t love to travel all the time but work or personal life has you constantly on the go? Let me tell you, there’s a way to travel healthfully and it really only takes a little extra effort to pull it off. As a…

Exploring Ohio: The Old Mason Winery

With colorful wine flights, a 77-degree day, and a table in the shade, this wine tasting was pretty much perfect. We couldn’t have enjoyed trying and tasting each others wines more. Driving through about 5 miles of hills, trees, and natural beauty, I knew we were about to go over the border. Crossing the state…

Three and a Half Days in Canada: Day One

Hey! It’s just so fitting to start out with that. Born and raised in WI, “hey” is common place and used for “hi,” to get someones attention, and even sometimes as a statement or question. Even walking into the hotel, “hey there,” was written on the door. Canada, we have arrived. (And for my first…

On The Road: My Four Favorite Hotel Things

Currently my husband and I are in the middle of a two week work road trip. I’ve come to appreciate the things I love about staying at a hotel. Don’t get me wrong, there are inevitably hiccups on the road. And only being places for a day or two makes for a lot of driving….

Day Trip: Explore Homestead FL

FL was never somewhere I pictured living but almost 2 years in, I can officially say I’ve lived in FL. 4 months out of the year, I kinda love it here. The weather is pretty great and there’s always lots to do. Living in South Florida is any “day trippers” paradise with unlimited activities all…

Anniversary Adventures Are My Favorite Kind Of Celebration

Saturday afternoon brought blue skies and self-guided lighthouse tours. Last weekend we splurged with a mini vaca for our anniversary and Ponce De Leon Lighthouse was the first stop on our way up north. Two of my favorite facts about this tourist stop are: Ponce De Leon lighthouse is one of the tallest lighthouses in the…

Vacations Filled With Hiking Are The Best Kind

  Hills and forests are a hikers best friend. Living in South Florida has been vastly different from my Midwest roots and while I enjoy the wetlands and (flat) boardwalks, I was more than excited to jet up north last weekend to find some trails. North FL is hilly, full of trees and reminds me of home. Devil’s Millhopper State park…