Bonneville Speed Week 2016

Bonneville Speed Week Travel Guide

When I was researching for our trip out to Bonneville Speed Week, there weren’t many resources to help with planning, and I’ve since learned that some of the information was outdated or incorrect. Therefore I wanted to try my hand at an updated guide for those wishing to attend Bonneville Speed Week as spectators! What is Bonneville Speed Week? Speed Week is an event that … Continue reading Bonneville Speed Week Travel Guide

5 Fantastic Puerto Rico Day Trips

Fantastic Day Trips from San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is known as the “Isle of Enchantment” (a nickname I completely support) but if you have more than a few days on the island and you don’t make it out of San Juan, you may miss out on some of its gems. The island is relatively small; no city is further than about a 2 hour drive from San Juan, and a lot … Continue reading Fantastic Day Trips from San Juan, Puerto Rico

18 Great Things About Brookings, South Dakota

18 Great Things About Brookings, South Dakota

After spending the last five years in Brookings, SD while pursuing my degrees, I definitely became attached to the community. My husband and I met there, had our wedding there, bought a house there, have lots of friends still living there… it’s safe to say that the decision to move away was a big one! We were ready for new jobs and a new location, … Continue reading 18 Great Things About Brookings, South Dakota

Bonneville Speed Week 2016 Travel Video

Bonneville Speed Week Travel Video

Well, we made it back home from Bonneville Speed Week late Tuesday night, in one piece and remarkably unsunburnt. We had a great time, though to call it a “vacation” would be a stretch, and to call it relaxing or any word close to it would be an outright lie. There were, however, fast cars (some over 400mph!), not-as-fast-but-still-cool hot rods and vintage cars, lots … Continue reading Bonneville Speed Week Travel Video

An Unplanned Hike in Upstate New York

Lost in the Woods: an Unplanned Hike in Upstate New York

This year, since I’ve just graduated and entered what people affectionately call “the Real World”, I was able to take my first business travel! I know, I know… “business” and “travel” put together don’t exactly sound glamorous, but to me it means one thing: I got to see a new place on someone else’s dime, and that’s always a win in my book! Specifically, I … Continue reading Lost in the Woods: an Unplanned Hike in Upstate New York

12 Scenic Drives in the American West

After driving 4500 miles around the American West last August, I thought it would be fun to share some of our favorite parts of the drive. We saw some really gorgeous parts of the country during those 10 days, and we’ve compiled a list of some of our very favorite drives–winding roads with gorgeous scenery, inspiring outlooks, and opportunities for viewing wildlife. A few of … Continue reading 12 Scenic Drives in the American West

Travel Video: Epic American Road Trip

Travel Video: Epic American Road Trip

10 days, 4500 miles, 9 states & 6 national parks A video I’ve compiled from clips taken during our “Epic American Road Trip” last year… includes some gorgeous drives through places like Zion National Park and the Bonneville Salt Flats, wildlife like bighorn sheep at Mt. Evans or bison at Yellowstone National Park, waterfalls like Shoshone Falls in Idaho or some of Yellowstone’s finest, and … Continue reading Travel Video: Epic American Road Trip