We’re all familiar with the allure of Paris, Rome, London, Barcelona… and these cities are indeed deserving of their reputations. Everyone should see the Sacre Coeur or the Trevi Fountain at least once in their lifetime. But where can you go for a truly amazing experience outside of the standard European tourist destinations? Here, I’ll […]
My, oh my, how things change as we age, eh? It used to be the case that the #AP4L and I never wanted to go the same place twice. Because it meant forgoing a whole new place, right? But yes. I’m starting to learn the benefits of repeat visits and, dare I say… slow travel.
Although my most recent trip through America’s heartland was a road trip, we actually traveled in all kinds of different ways—subway, airplane, Uber, driving, walking. And in several different states—Maryland, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana.
I always ask the #AdventureParternForLife if he has any “special requests” for a new itinerary I’m crafting. Aside from him wanting to officially visit all fifty states, this trip, it was to visit Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
What does one do when they’re trapped in their own country indefinitely? Go explore it, of course. (Safely. Legally.) After four cancelled trips and a few months in strict quarantine, things were starting to look up (and they were, at the time). Our home base—DC Metro—had just started reopening after being the United States’
When my husband said he wanted to visit all fifty states, I was one thousand percent on board. So, I sat down and started my usual Googling to plan an epic Midwest road trip. Before long, I discovered the charming and vibrant city of Bayfield, Wisconsin, a sparkling little gem on Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National […]
When I started researching places to visit in Wisconsin for a Midwest road trip, I had no idea I’d fall in love. But that’s exactly what happened when I discovered the Apostle Islands off Wisconsin’s Lake Superior shoreline. And, apparently, I’m not the only one. Captain Paul Bratti of Animaashi Sailing Company did, too. Almost […]