Tips on Hiking a Glacier in Iceland

The first country I visited overseas was Iceland, and it was quite the adventure! One of the main activities on our itinerary was hiking a glacier. Though being relatively prepared for this journey, mistakes were still made! Here are 7 tips on hiking a glacier in Iceland (during wintertime).   …

Top Dessert Restaurants in Southeastern Wisconsin

If you know me (even slightly), you know I am a dessert FIEND. From ice cream, to cookies, to donuts, fudge, pastries…. you name it. If I found a genie in a bottle, my one and only wish would be that desserts would not make me gain weight (can I …

Weirdest Food Around the World

Growing up, I was an extremely picky eater. My lovely (yet struggling) mom tried everything up her sleeve, and the only thing that worked was cutting cheese into fun shapes to get me to eat them. I know, it sounds a bit much, though it’s one of the things I …

Top 5 Wisconsin State Fair Foods: 2017 Edition

One of my favorite summer traditions my family and I have is visiting the Wisconsin State Fair. Like most state fairs in the United States, ours is filled with fried foods on a stick. Since Wisconsin is the dairy state, we have plenty of cheesy, dairy-full delicious foods as well! …

Visiting the Domes in Milwaukee Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI is commonly known as “Brew City” for the many breweries. But beer and cheese is certainly not the only thing this city offers! This Midwestern city has a multitude of other interesting attractions, including “The Domes,” or Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory. Known to the locals as “The Domes,” the Mitchell …

What You Should Know if You Date a Girl Who Travels

Travel: it’s exciting, it’s interesting, and it can teach us so many things. Since traveling encompasses so many things; it makes sense that dating a girl who travels will offer the same experiences right? If you come across a girl who travels (or a guy), here are a few things …

Differences Between A Vacation and Volunteering Abroad

I’m excited to say the first person to have written for my blog is my own mother! I co-wrote this post with her [Lynda], as she has participated in a few trips volunteering abroad. In June 2017, she visited the Dominican Republic, which will be compared to my vacation abroad …

5 Travel Packing List Essentials

Traveling always requires some level of “strategic planning” when it comes to packing for your trip. Whether you’re meandering about a city, relaxing on a beach, or hiking in the mountains, the items in your suitcase vary. Regardless of my destination, there are always 5 items that are always on my packing …

5 Best United States Cities to Visit

In the scheme of life, my traveling days have truly just begun. I’ve done minimal international travel (so far), so most of our family vacations growing up have been within the United States. People often ask me where has been the “best” place I’ve visited, or my favorite vacation. I …