Small town USA: Stars & Stripes in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

When exploring Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee, a rural village about 30 miles from Nashville, one of the things I first noticed was the amount of American flags blowing in the wind. Within the historic district, there are a few stores, art galleries, and restaurants, and it seemed like almost every establishment had at least some form … More Small town USA: Stars & Stripes in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

A pit stop in Fargo, North Dakota | Food, beer, art, & a woodchipper

On a road trip across the United States over the summer, my mom, my brother, and I made a pit stop in Fargo, North Dakota on the way to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. My mom and I refused to pass through this city without stopping, but I have to admit that’s because of the film … More A pit stop in Fargo, North Dakota | Food, beer, art, & a woodchipper

The perfect gift for travel couples: Ultimate Journeys for Two by Mike & Anne Howard

National Geographic’s first book on couples travel Mike and Anne Howard have been traveling on the World’s Longest Honeymoon for seven years across all seven continents. Their National Geographic book, Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent, includes 75 of the couple’s favorite hidden-gem destinations, in addition to romantic adventures, inspiring stories, and handy travel hacks. … More The perfect gift for travel couples: Ultimate Journeys for Two by Mike & Anne Howard

Leiper’s Fork – A charming southern village in Middle Tennessee

A rural village in Middle Tennessee’s Williamson County, Leiper’s Fork is a southern gem not too far from Nashville. You can even take a beautiful drive on a scenic parkway to get there from Music City. Exploring Leiper’s Fork includes local whiskey, southern cooking, live music, American flags, rocking chairs, artsy shopping, peaceful countryside, and … More Leiper’s Fork – A charming southern village in Middle Tennessee

A visit to the DogHouse Hotel in Columbus, Ohio | The hoppiest place on earth

Calling all beer lovers: there’s a beer museum, brewery, taproom, and beer-themed hotel all at one location in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. The DogHouse Hotel is the world’s first crowdfunded craft beer hotel and recently opened on August 27, 2018. BrewDog, a UK craft brewery, opened this hotel next to its first US outpost, … More A visit to the DogHouse Hotel in Columbus, Ohio | The hoppiest place on earth

Nine photos & quotes to inspire you to visit US national parks

The National Park Service’s 102nd birthday On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act, which created the National Park Service. The act stated that the NPS “is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the … More Nine photos & quotes to inspire you to visit US national parks

A guide to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

“It was here that the romance of my life began,” Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed many years ago. Where was “here” exactly? Well, in the badlands of North Dakota and what is now Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Unspoiled badlands and prairie meadows across 70,446 acres make the Theodore Roosevelt National Park such a gem to explore. It’s … More A guide to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Things to do in Bibury, England | A scenic village in the Cotswolds

A charming and picturesque Cotswold village, Bibury, England features one of the most photographed places in England – Arlington Row. It’s a group of beautiful cottages dating back to 1380. And the village has a plethora of pretty stone buildings and scenic views to take in. Despite being a small village, there are plenty of … More Things to do in Bibury, England | A scenic village in the Cotswolds

Eight places to visit in Edinburgh to take in the city’s beauty

Edinburgh, Scotland is a beautiful city to explore with its charming architecture, stunning surroundings, and scenic gardens and paths. I’m really convinced it has to be one of the most gorgeous cities in Europe. Adding to Edinburgh’s intrigue is the pleasing juxtaposition of the Old and New Towns, which come together as a UNESCO World … More Eight places to visit in Edinburgh to take in the city’s beauty