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Another year has gone by! I’m not doing anything particularly exciting for my birthday this year since we just got back from New Zealand and Australia, but Tim and I have promised each other a delayed birthday trip sometime in March. Looking forward to that! In fact, I’m looking forward to a lot of things

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Published on January 3, 2017, by in The 30 Things List.

Happy new year, everyone! I just went back through my last few posts and it seems like this blog is mostly a collection of my year end wrap-ups. That’s not what I envisioned, of course – this was supposed to be a travel and adventure blog. But you know what? I forgive myself for that.

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Published on December 30, 2016, by in The 30 Things List.

What a year, what a year. What can I say about 2016 that hasn’t already been said by 1000 thinkpieces? It sucked. It was a raging dumpster fire. It will forever be known as the year the entire world jumped the shark. It was also the first year in which I haven’t posted anything… well,

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Published on January 16, 2016, by in The 30 Things List.

Before I move into my 33rd year, I want to end on a high note: the best thing that happened. It was two days after Christmas. Tim & I always leave a couple presents at home to open when we return from visiting family. It stretches out the holiday and gives us some alone time

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Well, it was quite a… year. I mean, it was definitely a year, right around 360-something days. I couldn’t say it was a great year, though some great things did happen. I am hesitant to say it was a bad year. It felt like a really long year, that’s for sure. And yet the time

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It’s hard to say goodbye to being 31. It’s been so very good to me. This age has brought me more adventure and insight than most. 31 was a year of travel, of discovery, of fearlessness, of happy. I feel like I accomplished a lot this year, not least of which was spending a total

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“It’s a fairytale town, isn’t it? How’s a fairytale town not somebody’s fucking thing? How can all those canals and bridges and cobbled streets and those churches, all that beautiful fucking fairytale stuff, how can that not be somebody’s fucking thing, eh?” – Harry, from In Bruges Have you seen the film In Bruges?  If

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