Category: Real Travel

A Magical Mexico Road Trip pt.2

“Don’t drink the water!”   “Aren’t you scared of getting kidnapped??”  “Wait, you and two other females are driving through Mexico?? Why?” Yes, these are some of the comments I received upon informing people of my plan to visit Mexico {for the 4th time} and road trip across the center of the country with two […]

A Magical Mexico Road Trip, part 1

Our flight left PDX international airport at 9pm and we were to arrive in Gudalajara, Jalisco the following morning at the ungodly hour of 3:30 am. After many failed attempts at sleeping, I resigned to pulling my scarf over my face to block out the light, and fantasized about our upcoming adventure. The true inception of […]

Creating Travel Abundance this New Year

Good Monday to you, fine readers, I hope you had the most excellent of weekends!! {It’s now currently Wednesday Feb, 11th at 5:30am. I have coffee brewing and I’m making some final changes to the post. But let’s pretend it’s still Monday…} Ok. hold up. What’s going on? Why am I so chipper on this […]

Why You Should House Sit In Your Own City

I know that my blog has only been active for approximately two months, but I’m already noting some changes and additions I would like to make. This is actually not a daunting task for me, 1) because I don’t have much content, 2) I can only fine-tune my message and improve from where I am […]

Visiting Oregon Wine Country

The holidays have come and gone, presents opened and all ready forgotten. Even though crowds and mass-consumerism make me queasy, I really do enjoy Christmas with all of the lights, festivities and parties. After surviving the hullabaloo building up to Christmas with many feasts and visiting relatives, the family was surprised with a gift of […]

Estate Sales & Antique Malls

I would first like to say: Happy 2015 dear readers! Wow, 2014 really was a crazy year filled with extremes, for sure. As I go through my Word Press reader, which allows me to easily see all the newest blog posts from the many travel bloggers I follow, I am left in awe of the […]

A Birthday Feast for the Eyes

December 1st has come and gone, yet what do we really know about this noblest of days? It is the gateway day to all other holidays occurring this month, with out the 1st, you have no other days. Also, it’s my birthday! After some snooping, I found that several noteworthy events also happened on this […]

Graveyards: a popular travel destination?

What is it about graveyards that intrigue us so much? Is it the idea of walking among the dead? Or perhaps it gives us time to reflect on our own mortality, an afterlife, reincarnation… For whatever reason, I thoroughly enjoy visiting graveyards when I travel. I guess it allows me to imagine the stories of […]