Note: This post was inspired by this article from the Hartford Courant. Being from Connecticut, there is an overwhelming sense of self-hatred from the state's citizens. Honestly, I've been lucky enough to travel to a lot of places around the United States and you don't see so much open and direct hatred of a state … Continue reading Loving Where You’re From
It's August and that means that we are closing in on the unofficial start of summer. As stores behind to put their back to school displays up and there are fewer and the corprate worker bees take their last few days of vacation with the kids, you can feel it in the air: summer is … Continue reading Summer Bucket List: Check In
So let me start by saying that despite owning a tent, my family rarely every camped. We did a few trips when my brother and I were little kids but my family is all about renting a condo for a week and having access to a bathroom that doesn't involve using the woods. With that … Continue reading Turning Your Tent Into a Home
What a couple of days I've had! I decided to take a long weekend with my boyfriend up to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. This is a place that has been my happy spot and a place where I instantly relax. I can tell it's becoming that way for Tim as well. This weekend … Continue reading Seek the Peak
Comfy clothes, music, a map, and a plan. That's pretty much all you need for a successful road trip right?
Friends, music, food, and adventure. What else could make for the perfect summer?
If you're used to New England beaches like I am, Santa Monica seems like a treat. It's warm sand meets the beautiful blue Pacific and you have to think it'll be warmer than the Atlantic. Nope, just as cold! Maybe a tad warmer. But just a tad. Saturday in LA was a day at the … Continue reading Sami in LA: Toes in the Pacific
“Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” -JK Rowling Today was the day that I was the most excited for. Today we went to Universal Studios Hollywood and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! That's right, I got to go to Hogwarts … Continue reading Sami in LA: Gotta Get Back to Hogwarts
Let me be the first to say that getting up at 3am sucks. Want to know what makes it sick even more? A time change. My trip to LA started before the sun was even up on Thursday morning. I woke before my alarm an decided there was no point trying to sleep for 50 … Continue reading Sami in LA: Art, Eggslut, and Ice Cream
After months of planning and waiting and getting SO excited, it is finally time to head west! While I'm in the air flying to the other side of the country, here are some tips I've come up with for prepping for any kind of travel involving flying.