Hopefully you read my Part One post that kicked off this blog series about spending a week in California, but if you're new here, Part Two is all about my adventures in Yosemite National Park . . .
I'll be the first to admit that I'm an East Coast kinda girl. I cherish all four seasons (sometimes I experience them all in one week, since I'm a Marylander), I love being able to be in NYC in four hours or Charleston in eight, and I roll my eyes at every Californian who tries to convince me that Dungeness crabs can ever compare to blue.
Lately I've gotten to travel a lot, and I'll be the first to admit how fortunate I am to have had these experiences. (I'll also be the first to tell you that traveling can be affordable if you're willing to do some planning). I've spent more weekends out-of-state than I have at home this past … Continue reading 7 Life Lessons I forget until I travel
Lately, I've spent a lot of time unpacking and repacking. Whether it's been personal or professional, I've had several out-of-state adventures, and they don't appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Over the years I've refined the practice of packing, and I've learned that (for the most part) no matter the occasion, destination, or length … Continue reading 10 Things I Never Travel Without
I've been getting a lot of emails lately asking for tips on how to travel cheaply, and so I figured that maybe I should do a quick post that just covers the basics! Let me go on record saying that I'm not a travel expert, and that there are lots of really good ones out … Continue reading 6 Simple Tips for Cheaper Travel
If you're like me, you love to do things. . . but you hate to spend money. And while I definitely have a thirst for adventure, it will always take a backseat to my preference for paying my bills on time. Over the years I've gotten really savvy at finding free things to do, or cheaper … Continue reading Don’t Go Broke, Hon: the best inexpensive things to do in Baltimore
In August, my best friend and I went on a southern roadtrip. Our first stop was in Asheville, North Carolina, and I was pleasantly surprised by the small but quirky town. We drove down on a Sunday, spent the afternoon exploring downtown Asheville, hit Biltmore the next day, and were back on the road again … Continue reading 48 Hours in Asheville