Hostels and Hot Dogs: Iceland Budget Guide

Yes, the rumors are true, Iceland is expensive as hell. When you start to prepare an Iceland budget plan, make sure you do a lot of research because it’s visciously different than what you may be used to paying for items. Gas is more expensive, food is more expensive, and forget about alcohol completely! But …

Adventure Diary: Finger Lakes Wine Country

  Time for another installment of my Adventure Diary series! My friend Brianna and I were looking for a way to break up the dull month of February so we decided to take a drive up to the The Finger Lakes in Upstate New York for a weekend! This area is known for their 120+ …

I’ve been Nominated for a Liebster Award!

Wait…. What is a Liebster Award? It’s been almost a year since I started this blog and I recently was nominated for a Liebster Award by Allured By Adventure Blog! What’s that you ask? I didn’t know either! I did some digging and found out that this award was created as a way for blogs …

Adventure Diary: 27th Birthday Weekend Wanderings

  As we kick off the new year, I have been debating on how exactly I want to organize my blog going forward. In 2017, I tended to not really follow a plan and just post sporadically as ideas came to me. However, the initial reason I started the blog was to chronicle my adventures …

A Winter Guide to New England Weekend Getaways

New England is one of the greatest areas in the entire world to live when it comes to weekend getaways. We’ve got culture, great sports teams, history and everything is within a few hours drive. However there is this little thing called winter that comes around a few months out of the year and rains snows on …

The Art of the Long Weekend

If you are a 9-5er like me, you are probably limited to a set amount of vacation days per year. This doesn’t mean that you can’t go anywhere though. Most Americans are trained to take their one week-long vacation per year then sit on the rest of their vacation days until they roll over to …

I Get By With a Little Help From Skillshare!

Earlier this year, I had purchased an older version of a beginner DSLR camera on a whim with the intentions of teaching myself a new skill. When I first decided to go on a trip to Canada alone, I realized it was going to be the perfect opportunity to work on this skill. I understand …

Why You Should Travel to Scotland in August!

Scotland is a beautiful country that is worth visiting any time of year. But Scotland comes alive in August especially. Between festivals, the weather, scenic drives, and old Scottish traditions, you will not be disappointed during your stay.   Festival City: Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland is currently the world’s leading city for festivals. In August …

Martha’s Vineyard on a Dime!

Okay, you caught me, this blog title is a tad bit of an exaggeration! But would you believe me if I told you that we found some ways to save money and plan a budget friendly trip to the island? Martha’s Vineyard is widely known as one of the more expensive travel destinations in New …

Kilts & Kelpies: A Week in the Scottish Highlands

Thanks to the books and TV series “Outlander”, my college roommate and I were inspired to plan our first trip together to Scotland! The idea was also more comforting to my family than us traveling to bigger cities like Paris or London. So we decided on an extended week trip to Scotland with two weekends …