Oktoberfest: Ja oder Nein?

Should you go to Oktoberfest in Munich? Yes. (And done. Shortest post ever. HTH.) Seriously, though… This is sort of a random time of year to post this since, if you’re still planning to go, your options might be somewhat limited. But don’t let that stop you. Where there’s a will (to drink), the Germans…

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Document Check: 6 Essentials for International Travel

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of planning an international trip – choosing your destination, figuring out your itinerary, booking the tickets, buying travel gear. Before you get carried away with all the fun stuff, however, make sure you get your travel documents, vaccinations, insurance, currency, and cards in order. Take care…

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Iceland Travel Tips, Part 2: A Guest Post by Shanon

It’s two months to the day that we embarked on our Iceland adventure and we still can’t get over how amazing it was. Every day it seems I hear from someone else who wants to go, so even thought I’ve already written a ton about our trip, I wanted to share one more post with…

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Friendsgiving Travel: A Thanksgiving Alternative

On Thursday, another (American) Thanksgiving will upon us,  and people will be sitting down with their families for the big Turkey Day food and football fest. Every year, however, I seem to get more and more Friendsgiving invitations – the (often lower stress and more fun) alternative to the traditional family Thanksgiving celebration. Now, don’t…

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Iceland Travel Tips: In Love with Iceland, Part 3

After we returned home, I polled my friends for advice they’d give travelers planning to visit Iceland. I had no idea what I’d get, but they made some really good points, so I compiled them for this post. I hope you’ll find them helpful! Recap: In October 2016, I organized a 10-day trip to Iceland…

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Six Ways to Combat the Vacation Hangover

One of the hardest things about traveling is coming to terms with the end of a trip and the return to daily life. The pain is real when we say goodbye to travel companions, face a mountain of laundry, and go back into the office. It’s the vacation hangover. When we consciously surface our best…

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