Sunday October 15, 2017 was the day. It was 7am at the start line in downtown Detroit, MI, 70 F, and quite humid. The day was finally here- after 3 months of training, I was going to complete my second half marathon of 2017, my 5th Read More
This is the latest of my posts about my trip to Peru. It’s also the trip I’ve blogged about the most. I suppose it’s safe to say it was one of the deepest journeys I have ever been on. To see the rest of the posts (in case you’re new to the blog), click here. If you want to check out the vlog first, Read More
I was totally going to take a different direction with this blog post and write about how crazy my Peruvian trip itinerary was. I try not to have crazy itineraries too often (only one so far that made it to this blog) – but sometimes, when you have so many amazing places to visit and too little vacation days, you gotta ‘take one for the team’ or just borrow one of the tips from this post: The one about turning 10 vacation days to 40.
But then I digressed and put too much Read More
Fun fact: Did you know that Traverse City, MI is is the largest producer of tart cherries in the United States. Near the time of cherry harvest, the city hosts the annual week-long National Cherry Festival in the first full week of July, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors Read More
Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) is an amazing place just south of Yellowstone National Park (YNP) so it’s almost a crime to visit one and not the other unless you are in a major time crunch. Major side note–make time to spend a few days in the area; a single day will not be enough time to explore YNP especially if you have come ‘all the way’ to Yellowstone. Trust me, it is worth it.
Grand Teton National Park is named for Grand Teton, the tallest Read More
Did you know …
Yellowstone National Park (YNP) is the first National Park in the world. It was established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872. It is located mostly in Wyoming (I’m sure some people are like ‘who??’ lol), with some parts in Read More