Travel Adventures: San Francisco, California

If you didn’t get a chance to travel along with us in May down the California Pacific Coast Highway be sure to check out our All-Things-California posts. And if you can’t pull yourself away to explore all you need is a little culture immersion to get you in the mood. Hipster San Francisco History   There’s a reason…

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California PCH Road trip: how to do it on a budget

A road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway is an amazing getaway. A California coast road trip is a must for every ambitious traveler. The open road, the rocky coastline, beautiful beaches and perfect little seaside towns situated along the Pacific Coast Highway may sound like a dream until you start seeing the dollar signs that can go…

Explore like a Native in Kaimuki, Honolulu, Hawaii : A Travel Guide

Whether you’re drawn to the laid back culture, Ohana, Ho’oponopono, surfing or just need another foodie vacation to add to your bucket list, Kaimuki offers a slightly hipster vibe far from the tourist traps.  So if you’re looking to avoid the pricey restaurants and cookie cutter vacation shops, look no further. Honolulu has a hidden indie culture…

Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If you’re looking for a low-key vacation and a quick weekend getaway,  Jackson Hole should cure your wanderlust and give you a nice glimpse of a potentially longer summer trip. With all the perks of a foodie vacation, Jackson Hole offers shopping, skiing and nature hikes galore. ………………………Friday Evening………………………..   RUSTic Inn @ Jackson hole Check in at…

Road Trip: Key West, Florida Spring Break

If you haven’t taken a trip down to the Keys lately get ready for a cute vintage vacation. Back in the day when families vacationed they sorta just loaded up the car, took to the road and discovered stuff.The road you take to get to Key West, Florida is called U.S. 1 or the Oversees Highway and…

Small Town Love: Corning, NY

I love small towns. Something about their charm, uniqueness and generally being devoid of crowds just gets me every time. We visited Corning during our recent 4-day weekend in western New York and were pleasantly surprised. Honestly, although I had heard of Corning before, I knew nothing about it.  With a historic and hipster kind…

Kalahari Resort: A Review

If you’ve been contemplating exchanging your pricey beach vacation for something cheap and close to home—well, we’re entirely against that, everyone should be taking pricey beach vacations far from home- especially after the holidays. Or maybe you’re looking for a last minute New Years Eve bash for your family. Either way, if you’re looking for something fun…

‘Tis the Season: Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens

If you’re in the Cleveland area during the holiday season, its important to note that there are a few pretty spectacular displays and experiences to be had while here. The botanical gardens are no exception. If you’ve never been the the Cleveland Botanical Gardens in University Circle, it should be on your Cleveland bucket list.…

‘Tis the Season:Christmas in Cleveland

If you’re anything like most people, the holidays always come and go too quickly. We come from a pretty large family and enjoy spending the holidays with the them, so generally, we don’t do much traveling this time of year but I still feel like there is never enough time to see and do everything! Living near…

Winter daydreaming about Bali

Every winter most Ohioans do two things. We get super excited about the first snow. After what feels like weeks of cold weather, gray skies, and sporadic rain, snow is always a welcome sight mainly because it means ice skating in Cleveland’s Public Square, that the CMP Chalet will open complete with tobogganing, and that Boston Mills and Brandywine will soon have…

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Charleston, South Carolina

Whenever we go anywhere we’re usually on a quest for two things: sweet treats and teatime.Needless to say our trip to Charleston, South Carolina did not disappoint. Between the boutique bakeries, coffee shops and southern belle atmosphere we got our fill of treats. Wanting to add some history to the mix, we were quite sure…

Hiking to Taughannock Falls

As I’ve mentioned before, I love New York. Like the if-they-didn’t-get-eight-feet-of-snow-every-winter-I’d-move-there type of love. I’m slowly learning to enjoy the winter months, however my younger sister lived in New York for about five years and I can tell you right now-I don’t enjoy it that much.  Its not a far drive coming from Cleveland, so its…