Francis Scott Key Park
Day Trip, Travel Plans

A Day in Georgetown

I was recently in DC for a work trip, and of course I extended it for some personal time to explore the city! I've been to DC multiple times before, but usually just for the day and mostly around the National Mall and monuments. This time I was looking for something different, and I'd heard… Continue reading A Day in Georgetown

Washington Monument
Travel Plans

The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Hey it's Wanderlust Wednesday again! This week we are looking at the free things you can find to do no matter where you go! Sometimes the freebies are not just budget-friendly, but they are also the best way to get to know a place and its history. Visit the local library Libraries are free to… Continue reading The Best Freebies in Any City – Wanderlust Wednesday #15

Syracuse Airport
Travel Plans

6 Tips for Scoring Flight Deals – Wanderlust Wednesday #14

I travel. A lot. And I don’t regret that for a moment. But what does get old is people judging me because they think I can’t afford it. Asking is fine, but don’t make assumptions. That’s one of the main reasons I started this blog – to share my ideas on how I actually do… Continue reading 6 Tips for Scoring Flight Deals – Wanderlust Wednesday #14

Wedding Dress
Travel Plans

10 Ideas for a Travel-Themed Wedding – Wanderlust Wednesday #13

When my husband and I were planning our wedding, we had no doubts that we would involve our travels into our special day. Now I'm sharing those travel-themed wedding ideas with you! And we did it all on a very strict budget.

Top of Hanging Rock
Travel Plans

7 Gifts for Travel Lovers – Wanderlust Wednesday #12

Everyone has a travel lover in their lives, whether it's you, your partner, your best friend, or your family member. So if you're stuck on what to get them for the next birthday or holiday, check out this list of gifts for the travelers out there.

DC Monuments from Plane
Travel Plans

Thoughts Every Avid Traveler Has – Wanderlust Wednesday #11

As travelers, no matter where we go, we are surrounded by people who don’t have the same appreciation for the routines of travel and the complications that can arise. Here’s a list I put together of my thoughts and quotes from fellow travelers about the struggles of travel.

Southern Craft Co
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

Wild About Westcott Street

While not the biggest festival in Syracuse, West Street Cultural Fair is definitely one of the best! Full of music and dance performances, great food, loads of culture, and arts & crafts, this is a truly special event that shouldn't be missed. It's a great highlight to the Westcott community and embraces the eclectic cultures that are there.

NYSF Mural 2017
Special Events, Syracuse Favorites, Travel Plans

27 Ways to Spend a Day at the New York State Fair

The New York State Fair doesn't call itself "Great" for no reason! The nearly two-week fair is jam-packed with food, drinks, music, dancing, contests, art, rides, games, animals, and more! And a visit to the fair doesn't have to cost much. Here's a plan for how to spend your time and money on a day at the fair.

Iowa Crafts
Special Events, Travel Plans

I Owe Iowa for All the Surprises

Iowa is one of those states that doesn't always come up as people's first choice for vacation. But, don't let that stop you! Iowa is full of quirks and charms that will surprise you. And its state fair is definitely one to rival the largest in the US.

Sydney Opera House
Travel Plans

Aussielust: 13 Snippets of Australian Culture – Wanderlust Wednesday #10

If you ever get the chance to live abroad, take it! You'll learn so much about both your host and home countries as well as about yourself. Here is a collection of cultural facts I learned while living in Australia.