Five Gorgeous Wisconsin State Parks You NEED to See

I’m beginning this post with stating I’m so thankful to live in a state that is thriving with beautiful nature. Wisconsin (USA) is severely underrated as a destination in the United States. (One could possibly say it’s a…..hidden gem.) If you’re like me, then it’s safe to say being close to Mother …

Why You Need to Travel with your Best Friend

It might be obvious already, but maybe this is the push you need for you both to save that moolah and book that ticket! I think everyone should take a trip with their best friend at least once, and I mean a GAL best friend. No hubbies, no kids, no family – …

Benefits & Risks of Traveling During Hurricane Season

May through November is considered “hurricane season” in the Caribbean. I’ve traveled to Jamaica in October (right during/after Hurricane Matthew–yikes!). Since it was a relatively spontaneous trip, I didn’t realize the timing of hurricane season(oops!). Once learning about Hurricane Matthew, I decided to still go and wing it! Fortunately, we …

How to Be a Tourist in Your Home Town | Racine, WI

Traveling is fun and exciting, but not everyone can do it whether it be because of time, finances, kids, or even some level of fear. Living in Racine, WI, everyone has heard at least one person say, “I hate Racine; there is nothing to do here!” Racine is on the smaller …

Story Time | My Travel-Related Tattoo

Pictures say a thousand words… but what about tattoos? A beautiful piece of artwork that you admire so much to be permanently etched into your skin; I feel that is worth a million. Some tattoos may have a deep meaning or a story connected to them while others are simply (or …

Tips for First Time Flyers

Recently, I’ve heard from a good handful of people that they hate flying, flying makes them anxious, or simply that they will NEVER go on a plane…out of fear. This breaks my heart because I feel you can miss out on countless opportunities and experiences. This could mean beautiful destination …

3 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

Two of my favorite teachers growing up have given and shaped one of my greatest passions. Herr Zydzik and Madam Hicks, my high school German teacher and college French professor, made learning a language FUN. They not only gave me a love of learning other languages, but they increased my passion for …

3 Things I Learned from Traveling

      Growing up, I was always taught experiences were more important than things. My parents worked hard so we could spend time as a family on vacations. One of the many ways I plan to follow in their footsteps. Things and items get old, outdated, and may break …