WELCOME TO ICELAND

The last blog in my UK series, I wanted this post to reflect Iceland’s true magic. The last time we talked about the United Kingdom, I was in Ireland, slowly making my way through a pint of Guinness. From Dublin, my mom and I took a two-hour flight to Reykjavik. A quick enough journey, we…

2019 Year In Review

2019 was a huge year for me. I got to cross some things off of my bucket list – some travel related and some not travel related. I also learned more about myself (if that was even possible), started my first post-grad job, moved into my own apartment and even adopted two cats of my…

A Girl and 21 States

Over two years ago I wrote a story about a Nebraska native turned Peace Corps volunteer who had been to over 21 countries. Today I want to bring you a continuation of that story by talking to another Nebraska girl who has been to over 21 STATES! (37 to be exact) Logan Koepke is the…

Irish Stories: Tombs, Tours, and Temples

This is my love letter to Ireland. My grandma has always talked about wanting to visit Ireland because of her Irish heritage. I too, have dreamed of this place for a long time and I’m extremely grateful to have experienced it with my mother. We flew into Dublin from Scotland and immediately realized that in…

Why Wales Should be on your Travel Bucket List

Conwy, Wales has, in fact, taken the spot for my most favorite place ever (previously held by Cannon Beach, OR). Wales is the small, neighboring country of both England and Scotland, and although it isn’t as tourist heavy – it should be. Wales has it all: ancient castles, rolling green hills, beachside towns and beautiful…

Nashville on a Budget

Grand Ole Opry The Grand Ole Opry is the historic country music venue, and also the longest running radio broadcast in the U.S. with 90 years! The Opry still hosts concerts and backstage tours – starting at $33 per person.        Part of the backstage tour is seeing the different dressing rooms and…

How to Deal with a Layover in New Jersey

The first (and only other) time I was in New Jersey was when I was 16. I was heading to New York for my birthday, but our cab driver had the wrong address for our hotel. He took us in and out of New Jersey and back into New York what felt like a dozen…

7 pictures that prove Nebraska Sunsets can’t be beat

“What is the Midwest like?” “What do you do in Nebraska?” “Is there really a lot of corn out there?” “Go Huskers!” If you’re new to my blog, welcome! You might have figured out that I’m from Nebraska, and if you’re thinking to yourself “what a weird place to write about in a travel blog…”…

5 Fun Things in Northern Cali

Wow, can you believe 5 years ago I wrote this blog post:  5 Fun Things in Southern California. And while San Francisco has been on my city bucket list for a while now, that last blog inspired the layout for this one. Part of my 2019 resolution is to travel every month, so the weekend…

Vegas Is Not All Drinking

I recently graduated from college (I know, hard to believe right) and my parents took me to Vegas, Nevada to celebrate! We went with close family friends and stayed from Dec. 16th to early in the morning the 20th. And since we live in a state where casinos are illegal (thanks, Nebraska) we made sure…