One Flight Down, Two More to go: The New Zealand Adventure Has Begun

Well, it’s happening folks! Six months of planning, saving, working and waiting has finally come to a close and I’ve begun my trip to New Zealand!   It’s going to be a long next 24 hours but that’s okay, I have my LOTR books ready to go so I will not get bored!! I will notContinue reading “One Flight Down, Two More to go: The New Zealand Adventure Has Begun”

It’s Almost New Zealand Time!

Six months ago I downloaded the app, “Countdown,” and set my countdown for the day I leave for New Zealand to be reunited with my other half. Back then it was almost 200 days until the countdown ended but now here we are, mere days until I take off and I can’t believe it’s finallyContinue reading “It’s Almost New Zealand Time!”

What to do When a Stranger Asks You to Bike Throughout Europe with Him

What would you do if a random stranger emailed you saying he’d just read a travel article you wrote for the paper and then told you he wanted to invite you on a 1,000 mile European bike ride and wanted to know if you’d like to get coffee in a couple days to discuss (Phewwww,Continue reading “What to do When a Stranger Asks You to Bike Throughout Europe with Him”

Wilbur Chocolate Co., A Last East Coast Adventure (For Now)

Well, my PA trip has come to an end, sadly. As I sit here in the Cincinnati airport I thought I’d tell all of you of the wondrous factory that is Wilbur chocolates.     Yes, Pennsylvania is obviously known for Hershey’s chocolates, everyone knows that. But have you heard of the lesser known and –Continue reading “Wilbur Chocolate Co., A Last East Coast Adventure (For Now)”

On Orange, the Chillest Cafe Experience in Lancaster

Anyone who knows me knows I love food. It’s almost all I ever think about. What’re we going to eat for lunch? What time is breakfast? Can we do brunch too? I know we just ate but when is dinner? I’m like a hobbit.. “But what about second breakfast?” And Orange Street in Lancaster, PAContinue reading “On Orange, the Chillest Cafe Experience in Lancaster”

A “Sunny” Day in Philadelphia; Hunting Down Mac & Sweet Dee

Today I decided I’m going to build a treehouse and live in the Pennsylvania forests. The girls and I spent the day in Philly and the drive was stunning. “I mean, trees!? Everywhere trees!?” (Always Sunny reference, you’re welcome). This place is everything you’d imagine the East Coast in autumn to be. And I knowContinue reading “A “Sunny” Day in Philadelphia; Hunting Down Mac & Sweet Dee”

York, Lancaster & Gettysburg; Pennsylvania Autumn is Magnificent

Three days into Pennsylvania and I might not ever leave. Philly, York, Lancaster & Gettysburg are the amazing places I’ve visited thus far and I have to say that Gettysburg took my breath away. The girls and I took the auto tour and drove through everything and it was just mesmerizing. Gettysburg in autumn isContinue reading “York, Lancaster & Gettysburg; Pennsylvania Autumn is Magnificent”

I’ve Always Depended on the Kindness of Strangers; My First Day in Philly

I’m in Philly! This long awaited trip to visit my best friends on the east coast has FINALLY arrived. It’s been a long day of driving, flying, walking and now train-ing (I think I just made that verb up). Mom and I woke up around 3am to get ready to drive me to the airportContinue reading “I’ve Always Depended on the Kindness of Strangers; My First Day in Philly”

Newspaper Features & Adventure Preludes

As of tomorrow I’ll be spending *almost* a week in Pennsylvania traveling with some best friends and will therefore be posting a ton, obviously.. That is of course unless I’m arrested for stalking the Always Sunny cast.. But before all of that happens, I think it’s fitting to post a link to an article I wroteContinue reading “Newspaper Features & Adventure Preludes”

Is it Truly Always Sunny in Philadelphia?; A Highly Anticipated Trip to the East Coast

Lately, I’ve been talking a lot about my next grand adventure in New Zealand and how excited I am to be abroad again.. However, between now and then I’ll be taking a couple of smaller trips within the U.S. that I’m also excited about. Aaaaand as of yesterday I am officially booked for some timeContinue reading “Is it Truly Always Sunny in Philadelphia?; A Highly Anticipated Trip to the East Coast”