Bermuda- An Overdue Holiday Full of Disappointments

Expectations are a funny thing, especially when it comes to vacation. Between crazy work schedules, vacation policies, and accounting for other people’s budgets and travel preferences, trying to schedule a trip between multiple people can be extremely challenging. It is for these very reasons that sometimes finding myself booking/planning trips1-2 years in advance. With time…

Bucket Assist: Helping to Check the Boxes

Bucket Lists are funny things. If you are unfamiliar with the concept, the point of them is to checkoff a list of items you wish to experience, usually travel related, prior to kicking the “bucket”/ “finding yourself six feet under”/dead. While I would be lying if I said that I don’t have not one. Hell,…

Traveling with a Gluten Free/ Casein Free (GFCF) Diet

Between delays, traffic, missed connections, and other unexpected mishaps, traveling can be stressful; however, if you want to make it even more so, you should just go ahead and add in pretty restrictive dietary restrictions into the mix. For about 1% of the U.S. population, myself included, has celiac disease. Contrary to some people’s understanding,…

An Extended Weekend in Dupont Circle

Washington D.C., the nation’s capital, can lead to an extremely heated debate/discussion just by mentioning the words without getting to finish your statement. All politics aside, it is one of my favorite places to visit due to the amount of history, architecture, *free* things to do, and access to reliable public transportation. D.C. is a…

Ville de Québec

Even in the winter, the Ville de Québec has a lot to offer. Starting in December you’ll find the Christmas Market, Quartier Petite Champlain is decorated with lights , and you can even take a toboggan slide ride down the hill at Au 1884. You can easily forget your in Canada and find yourself transported…

A Quiet and Refreshing Asheville Visit

With it’s gorgeous mountain views, cool refreshing air, and relaxing and inviting surroundings, Asheville is one of my favorite places to keep coming back to multiple times a year. No matter the season, there is always something to do. While tourists tend to flock in during the spring time bloom (March – May) and peak…

Fun in the Sun: An Aurban Thanksmas Getaway

Ah the holidays. The time of year that tends to bring unnecessary conflict, drama, and stress. Over the years I have managed to cope by escaping to somewhere far away from the Midwest, and take advantage of the legal holiday and make it into an extended vacation. This year was no different, and thanks to…

Labor Day Weekend: A Quick Trip to LA

Sometimes business travel can take you to fun and exciting locations; sometimes not. Having spent the past few months traveling back and forth between the great states of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, a much needed change of pace and scenery was long overdue. Thanks to an extended weekend and some ridiculously low airfares, I found…