Destinations

Montreal: A Long Weekend & How to Make the Most of It

Having lived in the metro Detroit area most of my life, Canada is only a hop, skip, and a jump away. As I’ve mentioned before, I use weekend road trips as a sedative for the seemingly insatiable travel urges that come over me when I haven’t been able to travel for a while. At this… Continue reading Montreal: A Long Weekend & How to Make the Most of It

Accommodation Reviews · Destinations

East Lansing, MI: A “Staycation” at the Wild Goose Inn B&B

This is for all you Michigan State University alumni and explorers out there! Looking for a place to get away but that is close enough for a quick weekend trip? Going to a Spartans game but want someplace unique to lay your head? Kevin and I stayed at the Wild Goose Inn Bed & Breakfast… Continue reading East Lansing, MI: A “Staycation” at the Wild Goose Inn B&B

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4 Ways to Calm the Travel Itch Between Trips

This topic is extremely relevant to me at this point in time and actually to a lot of others I’ve spoken with recently as well. I traveled to Peru in September and I’m currently planning a relatively large (and expensive) wedding and honeymoon–so to put it mildly, finances are tight right now. I literally fend… Continue reading 4 Ways to Calm the Travel Itch Between Trips

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Giving a Gift Trip: Things to Think About Before

It’s that time of year again. During the Christmas season everyone is racking their brains to think of the biggest and best gifts for the ones dearest to them. I see this all the time in my business—that kind-hearted family member or significant other waltzing into the travel agency with dreams of grandeur. A six-bedroom… Continue reading Giving a Gift Trip: Things to Think About Before

Destinations

Is Lake Titicaca Worth the Trip?

With seemingly endless sights and attractions to see in the beautiful country of Peru, planning a trip there can seem like quite a daunting task, especially when you have a limited amount of time to work with. As I was planning my personal trip to Peru, I looked at the map and plotted out all… Continue reading Is Lake Titicaca Worth the Trip?

Accommodation Reviews · Destinations

Casa Pellegrino Boutique Hotel: Hollywood Beach, FL Accommodation Review

It’s not every day you find a rare gem like the Casa Pellegrino Boutique Hotel. As my TripAdvisor review is titled, it’s a Mediterranean “Oasis in the Middle of Hollywood, FL!” This little hotel opened up less than a year ago and has quickly risen to the top of line in terms of accommodations available… Continue reading Casa Pellegrino Boutique Hotel: Hollywood Beach, FL Accommodation Review

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Thankful for My Life of Travel and All It Has Done for Me

Today is the quintessential day of thanks. I woke up this morning and tried to think of all the things I’m thankful for. Of course there are the obvious–family, health, shelter, food, etc. But there is something that I particularly want to mention my gratitude for and that is the lifestyle I’ve led allowing me… Continue reading Thankful for My Life of Travel and All It Has Done for Me

Destinations · Tips

How to Visit the Florida Everglades

There are tons of ways to visit the Everglades and being that they consist of one and a half million acres of wetlands, there are also many gateways you can get to them from—the possibilities are endless. So for all intents and purposes, I’m going to give you what I believe to be the best… Continue reading How to Visit the Florida Everglades

Accommodation Reviews · Destinations

La Casa del Mar: Fort Lauderdale, FL Accommodation Review

Accommodations near Fort Lauderdale Beach can be quite pricey. I’ve stayed in a few places in this location and pricewise, La Casa del Mar is one of the more moderate ones. It is a small guesthouse-type accommodation and is just a few blocks from the beach. It’s walking distance to the little strip near Ft.… Continue reading La Casa del Mar: Fort Lauderdale, FL Accommodation Review