Category: Travel Inspiration

Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

Looking for the perfect gift for the Traveler in your life?   Here’s a list of ideas that are sure to be a hit: America the Beautiful Pass This is a treasure for any one who loves to visit the National Parks, with most one-day […]

5 Reasons We Chose RV Living…Again

5 Reasons We Chose RV Living…Again

You’ve heard it, the old regretful saying “If I had to do it over again, I would have done it differently.” One year ago this week, we almost bought a house and settled down in a brand new place.  But we couldn’t pull the trigger.  […]

Thematic Travel Through the 50 States

Thematic Travel Through the 50 States

Well before we launched into RV travel, the very first book I read on the subject was about a family who took one year off of work to RV with their children.  They set a specific goal to visit every State Capital within the continental […]

Counting Down to Our Next Adventure

Counting Down to Our Next Adventure

We spent 3 glorious weeks in Europe way back in 2005, which seems like a lifetime ago.  That was my first trip overseas, and one of the best times of my life.  At that time, we flew into Paris, spent 3 days touring the Eiffel […]

Fun Ways to Track Your Travels

Fun Ways to Track Your Travels

When we travel, I love to have a visual of the places we have visited.  Here are some fun ways to track your travels: 1. TRAVEL BLOG The most consistent and accurate account of all our travels take place on my travel blog.  It is […]

Are You Afraid to Take That Dream Trip?

Are You Afraid to Take That Dream Trip?

We have been thinking about traveling to a certain destination for many, many years, and have been waiting for the “right” time to execute our plan.   After many hours of discussion and research, we agreed that the timing was right.  But, as I went to […]

12 Essential To-Do’s Before Traveling Internationally

12 Essential To-Do’s Before Traveling Internationally

It has been over 10 years since our first International trip to Europe, back when I only had to pack and plan for myself.  Now that we are preparing for our next big trip as a family of four, I find a checklist essential.  Here […]

11 Travel Movies That Inspire

11 Travel Movies That Inspire

Sometimes there is nothing I love more than watching good, inspirational travel movie.  Here are some classic travel movies and a few of my favorites: 1. Given The true story of two legendary surfers who take their young family from their home on Kauai to […]

Stay-cation: Play Tourist in Your Own State

Stay-cation: Play Tourist in Your Own State

When I started keeping a journal a few years back of all the attractions I wanted to visit across the country, I stumbled across some places in Illinois that I never even knew existed.  In fact, I was 21 years old the first time that […]

What Do You Have to Gain?

What Do You Have to Gain?

When I saw this quote, it immediately resonated with me.  I know, I know, this is not my first blog post to address this subject.  But, fear and doubt is such a powerful fight in many of our minds and definitely in my own, that […]