2020 Covid Escape (Girls only edition)

What a year 2020 has been. No need for any recaps. We are all aware of what it’s been like over the last 9 months, I haven’t written in a while. At least I haven’t managed to finish a post and actually press “publish.” It’s like having everything to say, wanting, and needing to say…

2019… LISTEN!

First off, can we talk about how fast this year went by? It feels like I was JUST sitting in this same spot typing Dear 2018 & Hello 2019! About a couple of weeks ago, a guy inside of Publix told me that as you get older, time seemingly moves much faster. I didn’t put much…

7 Travel Essentials

Whether you’ve just started traveling or you’ve got several stamps on the book(s) already, keep reading! Both green and seasoned travelers this is for you!¬† No matter the stage of travel you find yourself in, the one thing that all travelers can agree on is, the desire to make the entire process much easier.¬†Once the…

Charlotte

I decided to pick a place on the map that I hadn’t visited and just go there for the weekend. I’d driven through North Carolina and had several layovers there, but I’d never really experienced the city. That is, until this past weekend. Let me just say that I am happy that I did and…

Thailand! (Part 1)

***Due to not feeling so well after my return from Thailand along with a busier than normal schedule, it has taken me much longer to finish my entries about my trip, but I hope to have published my last entries by the end of next week. Bangkok We made it!!! Hellllooooo Bangkok! Let the party…

E for Elephants

I grew up with a momma and an uncle that was obsessed with elephants. My Uncle Felix and my mom had a real “thing” for these beautiful creatures, but their love came with a prerequisite. The trunk had to be up! Apparently, this meant good luck. I don’t know how or when it happened, but…

Amsterdam

A 9-hour layover in Amsterdam gave us about 6 hours to spare. When I book travel, I tend to look for great layover opportunities! What constitutes a great layover opportunity? Let’s see. You need a). a great location always helps. I tend to look for places, I haven’t visited yet or places I’d like to…

1st Leg Starts Here! (Washington, DC)

The meetup spot! Washington (IAD) was the first official leg of our trip. With my best friend traveling from Ohio and myself from Florida, this offered us the best overall options for our entire trip including, ticket pricing and layover options. We both had morning flights but with Ohio being closer to DC than Florida,…

Unplugged

  One of the biggest gifts received from my vacation was the gift of being completely in the moment without distraction. I didn’t have wifi for about 75% of my time in the UK.  Before traveling I thought about subscribing to a short term international calling plan through my wireless carrier, but I’m so glad…