Camping road trip – Iowa

Camping roadtrip, Iowa

A couple of weekends ago, we decided to do a last-minute camping excursion!  We had a birthday party in Iowa, and were planning on staying with family/friends, or possibly getting a hotel.  Then, just a day or two before leaving, we decided to make it into a camping trip!  I normally do a lot of … Read more

Midwest Winter Travel & Activities

Winter activities - ice fishing

Alright, I will be the first to admit: when I think of travel, I daydream of a nice warm beach somewhere.  But, there are so many other activities to appreciate (or at least try once!) during the Midwest winter.  I would much prefer the weather to be 80 degrees or even rainy everyday than to deal … Read more

Don’t forget! – Must haves for group travel & beyond

We’ve traveled in many different ways: solo adventures, road trips, trips we’ve planned to the max, trips we just “wing” when we get there, and some travel group and “all-inclusive” type trips. Basically our trip type depends on what’s on sale at the time, and how much time we have/want to use for planning.  Each … Read more

Bring your own rod! – fishing on the go

fishing by the mountains

My husband & I love fishing.  Well he loves it, and I like doing a little fishing… and then hanging out outside and taking pictures of random things while he keeps fishing.  Anyways, when we decided we were going on a backpacking trip in Alaska, we invested in some travel fishing poles.  We bought fishing licenses and … Read more

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