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Take This Oregon Road Trip Filled with Adventures

February 3, 2023 No Comments »

Oregon coast road trip

When you think of iconic American road trips, Oregon might not be the first state that comes to mind. But why not take the ‘road trip’ less traveled – ha…see what I did there? This Oregon road trip is a must for anyone looking for breathtaking scenery, small towns, and outdoor adventure – all with […]

Year in Review Travel Videos

December 23, 2022 16 Comments »

Travel insurance claims

For the last 16 years I’ve been creating holiday wrap up videos in place of sending holiday cards. This is one tradition I’ve been able to keep up since I started traveling in 2006. It’s great to have all of my year in review travel videos all in the same place! Each year I have […]

38 Best Gifts for Friends Going Traveling in 2023

December 1, 2022 23 Comments »

Travel gift ideas

Do you or someone you know have a big travel plans coming up in 2023? It doesn’t matter if it’s a honeymoon, career break, digital nomad trip, weekend warrior, road trip, travel abroad, semester abroad, or even business travel – everyone needs travel gear! That’s why I put together this list of gifts for friends […]

Must Have Unique Gifts for Travelers from Etsy

November 14, 2022 No Comments »

unique gifts for travelers

Just like my travels that take me to unique places, I also love gifts that are unique. At this time of year I normally write articles about travel gear gifts, but this year I’ve chosen travel themed gifts for travel lovers. But these aren’t just any travel oriented gifts, they are unique gifts for travelers; […]

Weekend in Colorado Springs: Where to Eat, Stay, and Adventure

August 16, 2022 1 Comment »

weekend in colorado springs

In 1893, Katharine Lee Bates was so inspired by the magnificent view of Pikes Peak, that she wrote the celebrated words to “America the Beautiful.” The glorious Pikes Peak Region indeed evokes spacious skies and purple mountain majesties. Who wouldn’t want to spend a weekend in Colorado Springs exploring this majestic region? Just an hour’s […]


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