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Category: Wanderlust Wednesdays

1 Day At Put-in-Bay

Few things I enjoy more than promoting Ohio tourism.  As a native who’s been living away for the past nine years, the affection for my home state has only increased.  Not only is Ohio great because there are so many places that are absolutely gorgeous, but it&#8217…

When I Lived in Europe: Brookie’s Trip

For today, I thought I’d do a little throwback post to my very first blog entitled, **cringe** “Brittany is Taking Over Europe.”  I wrote this way back in 2006 when I lived in a little slice of paradise in Austria for my semester abroad.  You can…

24 Hours in St. Pete

Surprise! I ventured down to St. Petersburg, FL for a very quick Mother’s Day trip.  I still can’t believe I pulled it off in such a short amount of time (and money-my last-minute flight was $135 nonstop RT), but I definitely feel like I…

My Summer Bucket List

I need to make sure my summer is awesome..  I hate the feeling when a season ends, and I don’t feel like I totally experienced it.  Last fall, for example, I would have loved to visit vineyards, go apple picking, and do all those fun stereotypical things..  It…

Wanderlust Wednesday: Spring Training in the Cactus League

If there was one thing in the world that I could change, it would be the ridiculous policy for air travel and cancellations.  If everyone was like Southwest, the world would be a much better and happier place.  I flew across the country whilst sick.  Like, sicker than I had…

How I Afford Travel On An Educator’s Salary (Without Driving Myself in to Debt)

Perhaps the #1 question I am asked is how I can afford to travel on a educator’s salary (note: I’m technically not a teacher, but my job definitely falls under the “educator” umbrella.).  My travel docket is pretty extensive, and I fortunately have been…

Wanderlust Wednesdays: Rome

This list is in no particular order: I love Italy.  I love Italians.  I love pizza.  I love the Vatican.  I love gelato.  I love the Trevi Fountain.  I love floundering my way through the Italian language, only to realize that seemingly everyone in Italy speaks English… Have I…

Wanderlust Wednesdays: Austria

A bunch of my blog archives from my old site (which can be found here) talk about the most life-changing experience ever: my semester abroad.  While I have plenty of gripe about with my darling alma mater, the experience of living in a 14th century Carthusian Monastery in the…

Wanderlust Wednesdays: Ireland

Last summer’s European vacation started with a quick trip to Ireland… No offense to the many lads and lassies out there, but I had heard such mixed reviews about Ireland that I didn’t know if I was going to like it..  Rest assured, I looooooooooooved…

Wanderlust Wednesdays: A Little Mountain Escape

A few weeks ago, a friend and I went on a little excursion to scout out a place for a group trip this summer.  It was a mid-Novemeber weekend, and the weather was crisp and perfect.  And it’s only a (very picturesque) three hour drive from DC…