Finding Adventure in Upstate New York

Finding Adventure in Upstate New York

One of my fondest memories was a trip I took my first year in college to Lake Placid, New York. It was a trip that took me out of my comfort zone, but that I remember perfectly, even years later. Upstate New York is stunning, and particularly so in winter, when I visited. I would certainly recommend [...]

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One-Week International Trip Packing List

One-Week International Trip Packing List

One of the things I've been working on getting down to a science when it comes to travel is a go-to packing list. While of course packing lists will vary based on the destination, there are a few things that will stay consistent, like passports, chargers, and toothbrushes – in short, the basics. So, I've [...]

How to Spend a Perfect Week in Virgin Gorda

How to Spend a Perfect Week in Virgin Gorda

One of the most fabulous vacations I've ever taken was to Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. And since this trip fell during both a busy time of year for me at work, I haven't shared anything about it yet. So, I think it's high time. We deliberated over which island in the Caribbean [...]

How to Spend a Long Weekend in San Diego

How to Spend a Long Weekend in San Diego

Though I was raised in the Midwest and now live on the East Coast, I have always adored California, or as some call it in Washington, DC, the 'left coast'. Perhaps my favorite town in California is San Diego - the perfect mix of cosmopolitan city and ocean town, made even better by endless sunshine. I was fortunate enough [...]