26 Photos to Inspire You to Visit New Zealand

Almost exactly two years ago today, I hopped on a plane to the other side of the world. I spent a year in New Zealand on a working holiday visa, traveling all over the country and seeing as much as I could. A little over a year ago, I left New Zealand to return to… Continue reading 26 Photos to Inspire You to Visit New Zealand

5 Meaningful Travel Resolutions for the New Year

Last January I wrote a post about my travel, blogging, & personal goals. In it, I mentioned that I’m not usually one to make New Years Resolutions (despite the glaring contradiction). I was set on NOT posting anything like that this year, but naturally I found myself thinking a lot about travel plans. Ever since… Continue reading 5 Meaningful Travel Resolutions for the New Year

The Great American Roadtrip Playlist

Nothing gets me pumped for a big road trip like music. Having the perfect road trip playlist is one of my top priorities when preparing for my trip. What I listen to depends on what mood I’m in. Sometimes I just like to listen to whatever fun, dance-y pop songs have been stuck in my… Continue reading The Great American Roadtrip Playlist

Travel Reading List: 8 Books I Read in New Zealand

What you read while you’re traveling can have a big impact on how you perceive the place you’re visiting. I didn’t read nearly as much as I would have liked during my 10 months in New Zealand. Considering I spent a total of 6 months in one place, I really could have read a lot… Continue reading Travel Reading List: 8 Books I Read in New Zealand

My U.S. National Parks Bucket List: Top 10 Parks I Want to Visit

I’m doing something a little bit different today. I usually only post about places I’ve been, but this is going to be a post about places I want to go. More specifically, a list of the U.S. National Parks I most want to visit. Eventually, I’d love to visit all 59 of the official national… Continue reading My U.S. National Parks Bucket List: Top 10 Parks I Want to Visit

Virtual Travel: Explore Glacier National Park in Montana

On my roadtrip from Jackson Hole to San Juan Island, I knew I wanted to visit Glacier National Park. Located in Northwestern Montana, not too far from the Canadian border, this national park is one that many only ever dream of seeing. After seeing Grand Teton and Yellowstone, I needed to add more national parks… Continue reading Virtual Travel: Explore Glacier National Park in Montana

Virtual Travel: Explore Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is the first National Park, established in 1872. It is also one of the most famous and one of the most visited of the U.S. national parks. People all over the world hear about Yellowstone and its geysers, hot springs, and thermal pools. I feel lucky that I’ve had the chance to visit Yellowstone… Continue reading Virtual Travel: Explore Yellowstone National Park

Virtual Travel: Explore Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming

Grand Teton National Park has a special place in my heart. Ever since visiting last summer while working on a ranch in Jackson Hole, it’s had a strong hold on me. Recently I’ve been thinking back on long days spent in the park, hiking the many wonderful trails, and taking in the incredible scenery. The… Continue reading Virtual Travel: Explore Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming