Category: Travel Tips

Travel, Travel Tips

Five Easy Hairstyles for Travel (that aren’t a messy bun or ponytail!)

I think it’s really important to maintain your appearance while traveling, and I don’t mean just for photos (though that’s an added bonus!). Thieves and other bad guys undoubtedly assess their targets on appearance, so whenever we’re away from home I try to make sure I’m dressed to fit in with my surroundings. Nothing gives …

Travel, Travel Tips

Destination Films and TV Shows to Watch

Before we travel we are usually very busy planning an itinerary. While it may seem counterintuitive to spend time that could be used for creating a travel plan, we always dedicate a couple of hours to watching TV shows and films set in, or about, the place we are planning to visit. We often gain helpful …

Destinations, France, Travel, Travel Tips

Driving in the South of France

“Oh, and by the way, there is a fuel shortage due to a strike and you may have trouble filling your rental before you return,” the car rental associate explained, after the papers were signed and the keys were in our hand. This was only our third time ever renting a car, and our second …

Destinations, Norway, Travel, Travel Tips

Ten Tips for Saving Money in Norway

Here’s something we didn’t know before planning our Scandinavian adventure during the summer of 2015: Norway is absurdly expensive. All three of the countries we visited on that trip (Norway, Sweden, and Denmark) were expensive, but Norway took the cake. This article from that same year, cited Norway as having the second highest cost of living. …

Kansas, Missouri, Packing Lists, Travel, Travel Tips, USA

Traveling Light: Kansas City Packing List

Over the Labor Day weekend we visited Kansas City, Missouri (you can read about what we did over the weekend here, here, and here) and had a blast! Today I’m going to share what I packed and wore each day. You’ll note this looks similar to my Nashville list, and will probably look similar to …

Destinations, Packing Lists, Tennessee, Travel, Travel Tips, USA

Traveling Light: Nashville, Tennessee Packing List

Last week I shared what we did on our overnight trip to Nashville, Tennessee. In today’s post, I’ll share what I packed for the trip. We will often share a carry on when we pack for an overnight trip, but as we planned to do a little shopping in Nashville, we each brought our own …