A perfect long weekend in Acadia

A perfect long weekend in Acadia

Pin it for Later! The National Parks are more popular than ever this year, due to COVID worries and a desire for wide open spaces, and for those of us in the Northeast the most popular and accessible park is Maine’s Acadia National Park.  Just 4 ½ hours’ drive...
No Need to “Rough it” in the Rockies

No Need to “Rough it” in the Rockies

Pin it for later! The Canadian Rocky Mountains should be on any travel bucket list. Blue glacial lakes, snow-capped mountains, and an abundance of wildlife stretch across five national parks. The Rockies truly are that beautiful, and you’ll find...
Camping Re-imagined

Camping Re-imagined

[Pin it for later!] Even before COVID, travelers were wrestling with how to reconcile their desire for an outdoorsy experience with a need for luxury amenities. That’s even more of an issue now, as we are all looking for ways to reconnect with nature and keep a...
What’s it like to Visit Florence right now?

What’s it like to Visit Florence right now?

Have you been wondering what it’s like to visit some of the most popular tourist destinations right now, when crowds have disappeared? I’ve been fascinated to hear what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and what kind of atmosphere the cities...
Unexpected.  Unprecedented.  Unbelievable.

Unexpected. Unprecedented. Unbelievable.

2020 has definitely been the year of the “un” everything. We’ve completely un-done our normal routines, our workplaces, our plans, our celebrations, and our vacations. Like so many of you, I find myself more than halfway through the year without having taken any...
Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Like most of you, I’m tired of sitting at home waiting for the world to open back up again. I’m well aware that it’s going to be a very long time before things feel “normal” again, but I need to start taking some baby steps back towards my pre-COVID-19 life. And for...
Navigating Post-Covid-19 Travel

Navigating Post-Covid-19 Travel

[Pin it for later!] Navigating the world of travel post-COVID-19 can be confusing. The world is slowly opening up but where can you actually travel right now? What is your risk once you arrive, and what checkpoints and procedures will you have to go through? Every...