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Ohio USA

Marietta’s Charm is in the Details

I drove home, trying to figure out what it was. You know, it. The it that summarizes a destination. The it behind the reason people visit. Some places have stunning natural landscapes with mountains that scrape the sky. Others are…

Ennis Bluebonnet Trail sign
Texas USA

Chasing the Texas Bluebonnets

We may have accidentally taken one of the best Texas road trips. The plan was simple. Dallas to Austin. Austin to San Antonio. But then we heard a rumor. “You may see bluebonnets while you’re on your way.” Bluebonnets.…

bachelorette party festivities in Miami
Florida USA

How I Made the Bride-to-Be Cry in Miami

This is my friend Lara. She’s a south Florida wedding photographer and getting married herself this summer. As her Maid of Honor, I knew I had to plan something special for her Miami bachelorette party — this is a…

weekend in Traverse City
Pure Michigan USA

Power Trip: A Romantic Weekend in Traverse City

A weekend in Traverse City, Michigan. Traverse City is known for it’s wine and beer, stunning vistas, proximity to national & state parks, and unlimited itinerary options for families or couples. We’re focusing on the romance, dialing up the fancy,…

Chicago beach skyline
Desk Departure USA

When it’s worth being crazy to travel

“You’re crazy.” That’s what they told me. “They” being nearly everyone I encountered and shared my plan with. The plan: Work all day Friday. Come home to a family party hosted at my house. Leave around midnight to drive…