Part One: The Voyagers Departure to…

October 10, 2018

At last we have arrived!  With all of our luggage in hand, we make our way out of the airport and into a cab.  As the cab winds and curves, we can finally see it, the skyline of New York!

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Autumn, My Love....

September 26, 2018

The wind gusts by, cool and crisp, autumn is in the air.  All around are shades of red, orange, and yellow. The smell of pumpkin and cinnamon sugar drafts by as the friendly chatter is periodically interrupted by rustling leaves.  It is an early morning up on the bluff. This is no ordinary bluff.  This bluff and I go as far back as my early childhood memories.  From pumpkin picking, caramel apples, tractor rides, and corn mazes - the fall harvest festival has begun.

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How to Thrive During Cold Season

September 26, 2018

After all the time, effort, and excitement that goes into planning a vacation, what could be worse than getting sick?  Yes, yes, I know, there are worse things that could happen, such as natural disasters, but I am referring to a more personalized experience that effects just you or your travel companions.

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Friends, Bavarian-Styled Mountain Village, Wine Not?

September 13, 2018

For those who are unfamiliar with Leavenworth, WA I strongly encourage you to look into the town.  The town is styled as a Bavarian village in the Cascade mountains.  It is a great step away from everyday life with a plethora of activities.  For those who are not wine enthusiasts, it’s ok, there are several local breweries.  

 

 

 

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Gorgeous!

September 06, 2018

It is official!  The kids are back in school and summer is rapidly fading.  After all the hard work, it is time for all Moms out there to go and pamper themselves!  

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Summer’s Fleeting Rays

August 29, 2018

With Labor Day fast approaching, so is the end of summer.  It is easy to let Labor Day weekend pass by without planning anything.  All around you can see posts about the “Top Labor Day Destinations” but then you have to fight the travel jam and all the crowds.  It is only three days after all.

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What You Need to Know Before Leaving for College

August 22, 2018

It is the time of year where parents are either doing a happy dance or sobbing.  That’s right, it’s college time!  Now it is important to remember that your parents have spent almost the last two decades nurturing you and now you are leaving.  So be courteous of your parents emotions, they have earned the right to feel however they do!

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To Bucket Or Not?

August 08, 2018

If you become curious enough, as I have, to google the origin of the bucket list, quick skimming mostly references The Bucket List film from 2007.  However, there is the odd outcast here and there saying that this originated from the phrase “kick the bucket” which claims to go as far back as the Middle Ages.  

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Travel Now!

August 01, 2018

One of the biggest challenges with traveling is one you might not expect.  For most of us, we can primarily argue one of two excuses, not enough time or not enough money.  On the surface  this may seem to be the problem, however the true issue is we have not properly balanced our lives yet.

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Wine Not?

July 25, 2018

              Are the woes of summer sinking in?  You have been to the lakes and enjoyed the water, but the true heat is here and now the crowds can be overwhelming.  It is time to switch gears and find another way to pass the time while enjoying these summer days! 

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Oh Summer, Wait!!

July 18, 2018

 If you have yet to succeed at making this summer memorable, do not fret, for I have a solution for you!  I have made it known in the past that I reside in the great PNW.  So naturally, I would love for all of you to come visit (if you reside here, don’t worry, this is great for you too).  There is no better place to fall in love with nature!

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Why Travel?

July 11, 2018

I yearn for mountains I’ve never seen, beaches I’ve never heard, and fields of wildflowers I’ve never smelled.  It is this urge deep down that inspires my love of travel.  

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