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Adventure Sports in Mexico That I Can’t Wait to Try in July

In Mexico by Katelyn1 Comment

Photo by Spencer Watson on Unsplash With another week of sub-zero temperatures and an impending blizzard on Thursday, I’ve become to plan my escape from the Maine winter. While I am stuck stateside until my trip to Peru in April, I have been carefully crafting my travel plans now that I am back to the 9 to 5 grind. During my Great Escape …

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Meet Whiskr: Flight Deals for Flexible Travelers

In Travel Tips by Katelyn6 Comments

I love a good flight deal. While most people will impulse buy food, clothing, or electronics, I impulse buy plane tickets. Just like any shopaholic, I love a good deal. Several of my favorite trips abroad have been because of incredible flight deals. Azores. Mexico City. Iceland. Most of the time I find out about flight deals through Secret Flying …

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5 Tips for Business Travel

In Travel Tips by Katelyn1 Comment

Image via Unsplash by Chuttersnap One thing I love about my new job as a healthcare consultant is that I get to travel my clients’ locations to conduct some of my work. Last week, I spent two days up in picturesque Bar Harbor, Maine, leading focus groups. I’ll soon be jetting off to Springfield, Missouri, for a big project my company …

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Discovering the Best of Niagara Falls to Montreal by Car

In Canada by Katelyn4 Comments

Image via Flickr by Paul Bica It’s a big year for Canada. Montreal is celebrating its 375th birthday, and the national parks are free for a 150th birthday celebration. Ever since I returned from my “Great Escape,” I’ve been itching to get out on the road for short trips. What better way to enjoy the last bits of summer than …

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Minneapolis: A City for Outdoor Lovers

In United States by Katelyn2 Comments

Known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota is the perfect state for outdoor lovers. With tons of lakes, rivers, and hiking trails, Minnesota has a lot to offer anyone who isn’t afraid to get outside in the cold. Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota’s major metropolitan area, is the state’s center of arts, culture, and outdoor adventures. Where to Stay Image via Flickr by …

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Hike Phoenix by Foot

In United States by Katelyn3 Comments

Image via Flickr by Bureau of Land Management Arizona is home to some seriously gorgeous hiking trails. Just look at the Grand Canyon! However, many visitors to Arizona end up in the metropolitan city of Phoenix for work or pleasure. The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is a 3.5-hour drive away, making it a difficult place to enjoy if …

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Eat, Drink, Be Merry in St. Louis

In North America, United States by Katelyn3 Comments

Image via Flickr by Creativity+ Timothy K Hamilton St. Louis might be known for its delicious barbecue ribs and gooey butter cake, but the Gateway City is about much more than just sticky fingers and sauce-covered chins. St. Louis is home to a thriving up-and-coming culinary city that rivals many of the big cities on either coast. From locally sourced …

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The Ultimate Guatemala Highland Trek

In Guatemala, Hiking by Katelyn1 Comment

“Are we there yet?” I’ve mentally asked myself that a hundred times already over the course of three days. We hadn’t moved far in the last five seconds since I last asked myself that annoying question only five-year-olds ask their parents in the car. Forty-five kilometers is a long friggin’ way. I continued to huff and puff my way up …