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We enjoy traveling and sharing our experience. From road trip in America to travel abroad, we visit great places and people.

We love Travel. We share about the places we visited and our experiences. Often, we travel with our dogs, so we provide some insight on traveling with pets. We also ask others to share their experiences (like traveling to Croatia!).

Whether it is personal experience and tips or advice we share from others, we hope you’ll enjoy and benefit from our blog.

European Trips

  • The 6 Best Things To Do in Inverness

    The 6 Best Things To Do in Inverness

    We loved our time in Inverness and would go back in a heartbeat to explore more. There are so many things to do in Inverness, so we are sharing some of our favorites! Nestled along the banks of the River Ness, this charming city offers a captivating blend of history, natural beauty, and rich cultural…


  • The Loch Ness Bus Tour: Scotland’s Can’t Miss Excursion

    The Loch Ness Bus Tour: Scotland’s Can’t Miss Excursion

    After traveling around Scotland, we decided a Loch Ness bus tour is the can’t miss excursion. Scenic views of the Scottish highlands, light hikes, and exploration of charming local towns will fill your day.  The most common bus tours of Loch Ness depart from Edinburgh and Inverness. The all day trip from Edinburgh is very…


  • Discovering the Charms of Split Croatia

    Discovering the Charms of Split Croatia

    After visiting Dubrovnik and Hvar, we finished our adventure with a stay in Split, Croatia. Split is the second largest city in the country and steeped in rich history. A part of the city is actually built within palace ruins. You will have so much to explore throughout the city. Split Croatia Walking Tour A…


  • A Hvar Croatia Escape: Sun, Sea, and Adventure

    A Hvar Croatia Escape: Sun, Sea, and Adventure

    For the second leg of our adventure, we were off to the island of Hvar Croatia. We broke our Croatia trip up into three. First a few days in Dubrovnik, then Hvar and finishing the trip in Split. Dubrovnik to Hvar is such a popular route that this journey was a piece of cake. All you…


  • Adventures in Dubrovnik Croatia: Exploring Croatia’s Coastal Gems

    Adventures in Dubrovnik Croatia: Exploring Croatia’s Coastal Gems

    If you are looking to travel out of the US or branch out of the British Isles but are a little nervous about navigating a new country, Croatia is the way to go! Our favorite cities were Hvar, Split and Dubrovnik Croatia. Rapid fire some reasons you need to make Croatia your next destination: When…


United States Trips

Most of our travel is in North America, usually a road trip. We find that small, local communities like Holland, MI, or college towns like Champaign/Urban and UofI can be great places to visit.

  • What do star ratings mean for hotels?

    What do star ratings mean for hotels?

    Logan and I are traveling to national parks and staying at various campgrounds and hotels along the way. It got me thinking about why I was picking certain hotels. I use to travel a lot for business, and got into the habit of going to familiar hotel chains. It was good because I had a…


  • Badlands South Dakota

    Badlands South Dakota

    After a long drive from Illinois to South Dakota, we booked a room in Rapid City. It was too late to get a spot at the campground for the night. But, we did manage to get a spot for the next night. Our morning started with the realization that I underestimated the distance from Rapid…


  • Upcoming Road Trip to National Parks

    Upcoming Road Trip to National Parks

    South Dakota, Wyoming (just barely), Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California… then who knows? Logan just graduated college and he wants to take a long road trip, focusing on National Parks. Its something I’ve been thinking about as well, so now seems to be the time. The Badlands in South Dakota will be first on the…


  • Tamarack Marketplace in West Virginia off I64

    Tamarack Marketplace in West Virginia off I64

    Sometimes when you are traveling, you need just to take a chance on some sign you see on the side of the road. In our case, this winter, it was Tamarack Marketplace in West Virginia. We were heading to North Carolina and saw the Tamarack Marketplace sign, one of those location information signs on the…


  • Visiting The American Tobacco Campus

    Visiting The American Tobacco Campus

    Once a force in the tobacco, Durham, NC faced a major challenge when the industry shrank.  The end of tobacco in Durham presented a challenge and an opportunity—an opportunity the people of Durham did not squander. The tobacco company occupied large swaths of prime real estate, and the location was transformed into the American Tobacco…


  • Overlooks Places: Duke University

    Overlooks Places: Duke University

    Visiting universities is usually something people only think about when their kids are planning to go. But, some colleges and universities have beautiful campuses with wonderful buildings and gardens. So, if you’re looking for a quick place to visit, don’t overlook universities. This time, we made our way to Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.…