How To Make The Most Of A Trip To A National Park

It's no secret I love exploring the National Parks in the US.  I've learned a thing or two on those trips to know how to better use my time in the parks.  It can be a little overwhelming knowing how to utilize your time most effectively without being super stressed while fighting the tourist hoards.…

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Super Ultimate Guide To Taiwan’s Night Markets

Yes, I hear you.  It's been a year and a half since you went to Taiwan!  What's with all the posts now?  Well, I've finally sat down to try and get some more helpful things about Taiwan out to you.  I've wanted to and now I finally am.  Keep an eye out for similar things…

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7 Reasons You Should Visit Taiwan

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you.  It helps keep me on adventures and this blog running. It's no secret that I love Taiwan, or that I didn't love it at all the first two weeks I was there.…

Road Trip Series: Before You Go

As of writing this, I've driven across the country, or halfway across the country, five times.  Yes, five.  The first was our Southwest road trip out to Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and back (I'm counting that as twice, each direction.)  Next was out to Utah for my new job.  The third trip, fourth and…

Packing List For Taiwan And Japan In The Winter

There are affiliate links in here. Before I left for Taiwan, I had no idea what to bring.  I had no idea what the weather was going to be like.  Hot and cold.  Helpful, right?  I also didn't know I was going to Japan until I was there, which didn't help either.  One last thing…

What to Pack For Two and a Half Months in Central America

There are affiliate links in here. It was a while ago now, butI like to think I did a pretty good job packing for Central America.  There were a few things I could have improved on, but for my first big trip, I didn't do too bad.  BUT I'm here to help you plan for…

My Favorite Coffee Shops Around The World

There are affiliate links in here. It's no secret that I love coffee.  I make it every morning, and when I travel, it's one of the first things I look for upon arrival: an adorable coffee shop (bonus if it has food).  I've spent my fair share of time in coffee shops, thinks months worth…