Planning, Pop Culture, Travel Gear

5 More Podcasts for Long Travel Days

I’m still such a huge fan of podcasts. It’s almost all I listen to while traveling, cleaning, or trying to sleep. That’s why I put together my original blog post, 9 Podcasts for Long Travel Days back in 2017. I’m still following all those podcasts...and more! I recently found a few new [or new seasons]… Continue reading 5 More Podcasts for Long Travel Days

America, Motherhood, Planning, Travel Gear

Baby’s First Flight

Now that we have a baby, travel will never look the same. Gone are the days of budget airlines and carry-on only. At least for awhile. If I’ve learned anything in the few short months of being mom it’s that everything takes more time than expected. From leaving the house to accomplishing a simple errand,… Continue reading Baby’s First Flight

America, Funny & Weird, Planning, Pop Culture, Travel Gear

9 Podcasts for Long Travel Days

I would say that this is the year that I discovered podcasts. I’d listened to one or two over the years, but it wasn’t until 2016/2017 that I became mildly addicted. I blame Serial. This binge-worthy true crime podcast launched in 2014, and since then, I’ve been looking for it’s replacement. I love that podcasts… Continue reading 9 Podcasts for Long Travel Days

Books, Pop Culture, Travel Gear

9 Books To Read While Traveling

I love reading while traveling. Nothing passes the time on a long flight or an unending train ride like a good book. I put together a list of books that I’ve enjoyed while traveling this year, and hope you will too! For more book recommendations, check out my book review blog, Around the World in… Continue reading 9 Books To Read While Traveling

Inspiration, Photos & Video, Travel Gear

Travel Photography from Me to You

I’m a shutterbug. I love snapping pictures wherever I go. Whether it’s on my iPhone, my Panasonic GH3, or even my GoPro, I’m always looking to capture a moment. For the past few years, I’ve been selling some of my travel photography in the form of square prints, magnets & buttons. The 5x5 square prints… Continue reading Travel Photography from Me to You

Holidays, Inspiration, Life in Asia, Travel Gear

#12 Cultural Immersion – Top 15 of 2015

One of the things I was most excited about was the cultural immersion of this year. We were leaving an individualistic, self-centered, materialistic, independent, capitalistic society for a community-centric people. I was so curious. One of the most obvious aspects of the culture here is how the religion and culture blur into one. We live… Continue reading #12 Cultural Immersion – Top 15 of 2015

Photos & Video, Planning, Travel Gear

My Search for the Perfect Travel Camera Bag

It's a new year, vacation is over, so it's back to reality. My reality this month is focused on transitioning my life overseas, as my husband and I are moving to Southeast Asia pretty soon. One of the first things on my to-do list is to choose the perfect travel camera bag. Currently, we have… Continue reading My Search for the Perfect Travel Camera Bag

America, Life in Asia, Planning, Travel Gear

Packing & Repacking

I consider myself a bit of a packing wizard. We traveled 8 weeks in Europe just in carry-on luggage, and now we are doing the same thing though Southeast Asia. I wrote a few blog posts at the beginning of our trip about my packing strategy and plans. Now, 6 months later, looking back on… Continue reading Packing & Repacking

Planning, Pop Culture, Travel Gear

Travel and YOUR Happiness

I'm a bit of a research geek. I love reading and I love surveys. So I was really intrigued when I recently ran across the results of this travel survey done by G Adventures travel company that showed travel as more important to people's happiness than even marriage & family. Now, don't get me wrong,… Continue reading Travel and YOUR Happiness