6 tips for a great road trip

6 tips for a great road trip

Taking a road trip is a great way to cover a lot of ground, save money on airfare and give you flexibility to explore whenever and whatever you want.  Of course, there are also drawbacks; such as unhealthy on-the-road food choices, restless leg syndrome and sitting for way too long.  Since I recently just spent…

Travel Guide: Ohiopyle PA

Travel Guide: Ohiopyle PA

If you’re looking for somewhere to view fall foliage, you could do worse than Ohiopyle.  Ohiopyle State Park is within the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania.  I’ve been to this area before, and wrote about it here.  This time, we did some different things!  This would be a great over-night trip, or a very ambitious…

Travel Guide: Nova Scotia 

Travel Guide: Nova Scotia 

If you are even slightly interested in Scotland, Celtic history, whiskey, hiking, beaches, whales and beautiful scenery, then you will be interested in Nova Scotia.  When I told people I was going to Nova Scotia, I heard resounding responses of “I’ve always wanted to go there!”  It’s a place with beauty, history and ice cream…

Travel Guide: Lutherland

Travel Guide: Lutherland

October 31, 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the day Martin Luther nailed the 95 theses on the door of Castle Church in Wittenburg.  It was not a defiant moment, necessarily, but what it lead to was the Protestant Reformation and years of religious wars.  More importantly, however, it lead to the Bible being translated…

Ohio musings

Ohio musings

Fall in Ohio is beautiful.  The changing leaves, the crisp air, the pumpkin festivals, the bon fires… it’s a beautiful time.  I’ve been insanely busy with life right now, so a few day trips to some places in Ohio to enjoy the season has been a much-needed refresher! I thought I’d share just a few…

Day trip from Columbus: Toledo

Day trip from Columbus: Toledo

Toledo surprised me.  I wasn’t expecting to see so many cool buildings.  We weren’t there long, but it was impressionable enough for me to write up a day-trip recommendation for the city.  We stopped here overnight on the way to Michigan for a long weekend of fun, sun and Lake Michigan.  We stopped here because…

Travel Guide: Utah

Travel Guide: Utah

There is a reason that the area around Moab, Utah has been used as a backdrop for dozens of movies.  If you squint good enough, you can actually see Clint Eastwood and John Wayne hanging out there.  (At least it looked like them.  I mean, I was squinting… so hard to say what I saw.)…

Getting along in the car

Getting along in the car

  Everyone knows that traveling in the car with others can be a stressful situation.  Everyone has different music preferences and bathroom schedules, but it doesn’t mean it has to be a headache.  There are things you can do to make the trip easier on yourself, and everyone else, so the journey part can just…

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