How to Celebrate Fall in Vermont

If you clicked on this blog, chances are you love fall. It’s hard to not fall in love with the pretty trees, sweatshirt weather and everything else that comes with autumn: apple orchards, scary movies, and pumpkin flavored food. If you’re like me, however, you might live in a place where fall really only lasts…

New Hampshire: Live Free or Die

My mom, my sister and I jumped into our rented Mazda after flying from Omaha to Boston this past Saturday – we were headed 3 hours north to New Hampshire! As soon as we crossed the state line, we saw a huge sign that read “Welcome to New Hampshire! Live Free or Die.” Maybe it…

How to Have a Girls Weekend in Sioux Falls, SD

Are you looking for quick girls’ trip that won’t break the bank? Well, look no further than South Dakota! Me and two other friends recently went on a weekend vacation to Sioux Falls, which was only a three-hour drive from Omaha. Since it was relatively close, we didn’t even need to do a long weekend…

The Ultimate Guide to Traveling on a Budget with JenRew

You have dreams, you have goals and you have places you want to visit. So, what happens when you can’t “afford” to live out these dreams? A budget can come in handy. I’ll admit, I personally am not the best at budgeting – but I am trying to get better! Usually before I book a…

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…

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…

20 Photos to Inspire your next Road Trip

I don’t think it’s a secret how fond I am of road trips. There’s something about the wide-open road (maybe it’s because I grew up in the country as opposed to the city, who knows) that leaves me feeling peaceful and relaxed. I can do solo trips, like the time I slept in my car…

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…

A Touch of Scottish Heritage

Continuing on my dream United Kingdom trip, after England and Wales we finally made it to Scotland – home of the bagpipes and Haggis. Our three days are split up into three very different Scottish vacations and our story goes like this… Day 1: Edinburgh Castle + Fringe Festival We technically only had a half…

Foreign Films with A Movie Lover’s Review

I am beyond thrilled to write this post today. Besides traveling, I would say my other love in life is movies. I try to go to the movie theaters at least once a month, and I usually need to see the hottest blockbusters on the Thursdays they come out. But I also love Netflix and…