How to Spend a Week in Alaska Without a Cruise

The vast and diverse terrain of Alaska is impossible to explore in its entirety. We barely scratched the surface—and we didn’t even leave the beaten path—but we still had a genuine and unforgettable experience. Here’s what we did on our first road trip to the last frontier.

5 Tips for Planning a Pandemic Road Trip

Have you been going a bit stir crazy lately? Us, too. Five months into isolation, we were ready to get out into the world again, but we wanted to do it as safely as possible. Although there’s still so much we don’t know about COVID-19, we do know a lot about limiting the spread. SoContinue reading “5 Tips for Planning a Pandemic Road Trip”

In the Dog Days of COVID Summer, Fido Wins

As with most people, we cancelled all our travel plans when the pandemic hit, and we thought Nico would be happy to have us home all the time. Who knew he had been depressed because of the COVID isolation, too?

Where to Eat in New Orleans

The Big Easy is one of our favorite U.S. destinations because is has a cultural and food scene like nowhere else. You can easily get overwhelmed with all the food options, so we thought we’d share a few of our favorites. Here’s how we suggest spending a day eating your way through NOLA.

Is an Overnight Stay in Greenland Worth It?

Wow! We weren’t sure what to expect from the overnight trip we took to Kulusuk, Greenland 🇬🇱 from Reykjavik, Iceland 🇮🇸. We honestly booked the trip for the novelty of going to Greenland—a giant island that is so unknown to most travelers. We really wanted to see icebergs and a totally different terrain and wayContinue reading “Is an Overnight Stay in Greenland Worth It?”

Chicago!

I can’t believe I had never been to Chicago until last week! It’s not that I hadn’t tried. Something always came up, and I had to cancel my plans: a hurricane, a fight with my college boyfriend, etc. I was beginning to think I’d never see the Second City! I finally made it, and I’mContinue reading “Chicago!”

Cancun!

We decided on an all-inclusive week in Cancún this winter. It was an unlikely choice for two globe-trekkers who prefer cultural immersion to R&R. But we were really glad we did it. Everyone needs a week on the beach once in a while! Plus, our vacation drinks add up quickly, so all-inclusive pays for itselfContinue reading “Cancun!”

Why I’ll Never Say I’m Canadian

Well the obvious answer is that I’m not Canadian. I’m American. I don’t always feel like I agree with the majority of Americans. Nor do I think the world view of Americans represents who I am. But who does? I love my country. Not with blind national pride, nor with the false idea that livingContinue reading “Why I’ll Never Say I’m Canadian”

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