disney world – where to eat

Next month we’ll be visiting warm and sunny Florida and I’m really excited that we’ve managed to fit in a day to visit Disney World. Disney is one of my favorite places on earth with its magic energy and days packed with fun. I’ve put together a guide of the best places to eat on […]

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my top 12 favorite adventures of all time

Phil and I keep looking back on this year in awe of how much we’ve done. It’s incredible to realize that we’ve been to 5 states and 4 countries while also doing many firsts. We snorkeled in Mexico, went zip lining in Belize, skydived, and went horseback riding. Beyond the adventures, Phil ran a marathon, […]

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top touristy things to do while in Nashville

In recent years, Nashville has experienced a boom in growth changing the city from what it once was. In speaking with locals that were born and raised in the city, some were apprehensive about the changes saying it has strayed too far from its country roots. My expectations for the city were cowboy boots and […]

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overcoming travel anxiety

One of the main reasons I love traveling is because it pushes you to challenge yourself. Beyond the beauty of new cultures and new experiences, you’re testing your personal boundaries by navigating, meeting new people, communicating via different languages, and/or dealing with the unknown. With the excitement of traveling however sometimes comes a very human […]

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nashville murals and the many painted walls

Nashville murals have become a popular thing for tourists and locals to visit and take photos of. Often created by local artists, the murals adorn sides of restaurants, shops, and bars that add to overall warmth and friendliness that Nashville radiates. Before heading to Nashville I thought that I would have to carefully plot out […]

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nashville food review and twenty restaurant recommendations

Anyone that follows me on social knows how crazy I was about the food in Nashville! When compiling my research we had so many options to choose from that it got a bit overwhelming. I’m going to be sharing recommendations based on the wonderful meals we did have, and then will share the places that […]

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nashville’s broadway street and gulch area

Our year had been front loaded with travel between the cruise, PGA/Montauk, and Chicago! We had no formal plans for traveling in the Fall and winter after looking back at how expensive our year had been. It felt like a stroke of luck when Phil’s company encouraged him to attend a conference in Nashville, TN […]

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