Travel Memoir Reading Challenge

Travel Memoir Reading Challenge

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions, but this year I did want to challenge myself in a few ways. I’ve been wanting to work more on this blog and my travel writing, and I’ve also set a higher goal on Goodreads this year than last year. Between these two things I saw an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone, so I … Continue reading Travel Memoir Reading Challenge

Random Thoughts on Solo Travel

Solo Travel and especially, Female Solo Travel are some super big buzzwords in the travel industry of late, so I thought I’d put in my two cents. I’ve never gone on a trip completely alone, but I’ve definitely spent time alone while traveling, flown alone to visit people, and in general spent lots of time going it solo while traveling, especially after my Cuba trip. … Continue reading Random Thoughts on Solo Travel

14 Quotes to Inspire You to Take a Hike this Fall

Autumn is a great time for hikes–the beautiful fall colors, the crisp air… Recently we’ve been visiting some state parks and such around to get out of the house and walk our dog. To inspire you to take a nice fall hike of your own before the snow falls, I’ve compiled this list of 14 quotes from poets, authors, travelers, and others!   An early morning … Continue reading 14 Quotes to Inspire You to Take a Hike this Fall

7 Inspiring Panoramas of Cuba

7 Panoramas That Will Inspire You to Book Your Ticket to Cuba

Cuba is an amazing country to visit, and if you’re interested in going, you should go as soon as you can! Big changes are coming for this nation, and while I don’t doubt that it will continue to be quirky and fascinating, some of its more-unique aspects may soon be gone, once the US embargo is lifted. Need more convincing that you should book your … Continue reading 7 Panoramas That Will Inspire You to Book Your Ticket to Cuba

Inspiring Quotes from 30 Female Explorers and Adventurers

In honor of Women’s History Month this year, I decided to compile a list of inspiring quotes from female explorers and adventurers from history. I’ve finally finished and the month of March is almost over. It took a lot longer than I thought–I’d planned on doing 10 or 12 quotes but then I kept finding more fascinating women, and I finally had to stop at … Continue reading Inspiring Quotes from 30 Female Explorers and Adventurers