This past 4th of July weekend, Kevin, Maggie Mae, and I decided to make a last minute trip to hike the Jordan River Pathway. Slowly but surely we are attempting to hike all of the beautiful trails of Michigan. The Jordan River Pathway was gorgeous, just as all of the trails we have done so… Continue reading Hiking the Jordan River Pathway
I’ve been back from Iceland for over a month now and I still can’t get that surreal landscape out of my brain. It’s a place like no other. In the short week I had there, I had the honor of visiting many unique and awe-inspiring places, yet I know I could spend a few more… Continue reading The 8 Coolest Spots in Iceland
For my first post about my most recent adventure in Iceland, I figured I’d answer the question everyone’s been asking as well as my most Google’d topic prior to departing on my own trip. With just about every message board and blog out there stressing the unpredictability of the weather in Iceland, I didn’t even… Continue reading What to Pack for Iceland: The Essentials for Any Time of Year
What I refer to as the “Manistee River Trail” 3-4 day loop is actually half the Manistee River Trail and half the North Country Trail. I look back on that trip as somewhat of a whirlwind, like I do most backpacking trips. You’d think I’d learn to slow the pace a bit but every time… Continue reading The Manistee River Trail: Tips for the First Time Backpacker
Having lived in the metro Detroit area most of my life, Canada is only a hop, skip, and a jump away. As I’ve mentioned before, I use weekend road trips as a sedative for the seemingly insatiable travel urges that come over me when I haven’t been able to travel for a while. At this… Continue reading Montreal: A Long Weekend & How to Make the Most of It
This is for all you Michigan State University alumni and explorers out there! Looking for a place to get away but that is close enough for a quick weekend trip? Going to a Spartans game but want someplace unique to lay your head? Kevin and I stayed at the Wild Goose Inn Bed & Breakfast… Continue reading East Lansing, MI: A “Staycation” at the Wild Goose Inn B&B
With seemingly endless sights and attractions to see in the beautiful country of Peru, planning a trip there can seem like quite a daunting task, especially when you have a limited amount of time to work with. As I was planning my personal trip to Peru, I looked at the map and plotted out all… Continue reading Is Lake Titicaca Worth the Trip?