Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Our Favorite Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

I first visited the Monterey Peninsula as a kid during a spring break road trip. While there were just as many things to do in Monterey and its surroundings back then, the only memory I have of the trip is of the famous 17-Mile Drive. Fortunately, the Monterey Peninsula makes for a fantastic weekend getaway… Read More Our Favorite Things to Do in Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

The Ultimate Packing List for Havasupai Falls

Havasupai Falls is made of Instagram and backpacking dreams, and visiting it is truly an amazing experience. To ensure you’re 100% prepped, make sure to read this guide to Havasupai Falls and then go down this Havasupai packing list. As with any packing list, there are personal preferences and budget considerations to keep in mind.… Read More The Ultimate Packing List for Havasupai Falls

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Havasupai Falls

Perhaps I am a glutton for punishment. But the thing that first caught my eye about Havasupai Falls was not the constant stream of Instagram photos. Instead, it was that you’d have to backpack 10 miles in, with an elevation drop of 2000 feet, to reach these mesmerizing waterfalls — and then, of course, hike… Read More Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Havasupai Falls

Domestic Travel, Itineraries & Trip Planning

How to Spend 5 Idyllic Days on the Big Island’s Kona Coast

After a perfect 5-day Maui trip with friends last spring, we caught a little bit of a Hawaii bug. Easy to do when you’re exhausted from work and all the airlines are constantly competing with price drops. So we caught $297 tickets to Kona for some rest and relaxation. If you’re looking for the same R&R, here’s how… Read More How to Spend 5 Idyllic Days on the Big Island’s Kona Coast

Domestic Travel, International Travel

The Best Gifts for Every Type of Traveler in Your Life

Looking for travel gifts for the quarantined traveler? Check out the special 2020 edition of this guide!  With the holidays coming and Black Friday just around the corner, I figured it’s finally time for me to create a holiday gift guide with the best travel gifts. Of course, travelers come in all different stripes, so… Read More The Best Gifts for Every Type of Traveler in Your Life