My Least Favorite Piece of Travel “Advice”

Because I like to travel, I’ve spent a lot of time reading travel blogs and other sources of travel advice. I’ve scrolled through pages and pages of blog posts, Instagram posts, and Pinterest boards, looking for inspiration and feeding my wanderlust.  In all my time consuming travel-related content, I’ve gotten a lot of good tips …

Visiting Washington’s Saint Edward State Park

An old seminary, a hiking trail, and a terrible pair of shoes. This post was originally published on Medium in July.  It was 84 degrees and clear skies all around as we made our way to Saint Edward State Park. Located in Kenmore, Washington, the park is named after the long-closed seminary that was built next to …

How to Spend a Weekend Getaway in Bellingham

There’s plenty to eat, see, and do in this Pacific Northwest city. Bellingham is a mid-sized city in northwest Washington, just a little south of the Canadian border. Home to Western Washington University, this may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of vacation spots in Washington, but in reality there …

Yellowstone National Park

Pictures That Will Make You Want To Go To Yellowstone

Last July I went to Yellowstone. I’ve written before about how I wasn’t exactly the most excited to go, primarily because I really, really, really hate camping. So you might wonder, why would I even go to Yellowstone, if I knew camping would be involved and I hate it so much? The most honest answer …