Trailing Away – Blog Roll

How Unaccompanied Minors Fly with Southwest

How Unaccompanied Minors Fly with Southwest

Our 10-year-old nephew just came to visit us in Colorado all by himself! And he was totally unphased by it. What a badass, right? Anyway, we were really impressed with how easy this process was, once we understood all the rules needed for unaccompanied minors to fly...

Why Horsetooth Reservoir is Our Favorite Place to SUP in Colorado

Why Horsetooth Reservoir is Our Favorite Place to SUP in Colorado

There is a reason why stand up paddleboarding has grown exponentially in popularity over the last couple of years... it is addictively fun! After my first time on a stand up paddleboard, I was hooked! I could easily spend hours on the water paddleboarding,...

Hiking to the Iconic Boulder Flatirons in Colorado

Hiking to the Iconic Boulder Flatirons in Colorado

The Boulder Flatirons have always been a huge, pointy reminder of some of our favorite Colorado memories. From hiking to the first Flatiron on our anniversary one spring to watching the sun set behind them on my way home from work daily. And, of course, walking up to...

The Truth About Moving Away & What We've Learned From It

The Truth About Moving Away & What We've Learned From It

We are no strangers to moving away. As nomads, we move often. But before we took to exploring this big exciting world, we took a giant leap in the direction of adventure by moving away from our hometown and starting over across the country. I'd love to say it was a...

How We Get Free Flights with Our Chase Southwest Visa

How We Get Free Flights with Our Chase Southwest Visa

Note: This article was originally published in Dec. 2016 and updated in May 2019. A few years ago, before we even thought full-time travel was an option, we were just a couple of grown-up kids wanting to stretch our budget to travel more. So, we did what most people...

Pizza & Pompeii: Memorable Side Trip to Naples

Pizza & Pompeii: Memorable Side Trip to Naples

As we waited in the longest Passport-checking line we've ever been in, we began to regret our decision to visit. Was this whole trip to Naples destined to be chaotic? Well, kind of. But it was only two days and getting to see Pompeii and eat world-famous Neapolitan...

An Unforgettable First Trip to Rome

An Unforgettable First Trip to Rome

I have fallen in love with many places throughout our travels, but without hesitation, Rome is my favorite city I've ever been to. This was a total shock to me since I really didn't enjoy Paris (sorry!!) and I thought it would be similarly over-stimulating ... but it...

Learning to Make Gelato & Pizza in Rome – the Perfect Souvenir

Learning to Make Gelato & Pizza in Rome – the Perfect Souvenir

We really embraced the phrase "when in Rome" during our recent trip and went a little overboard with trying to taste and see as much as we possibly could in 2.5 days. Although we loved our delicious food tour, we really wanted to try something a little bit more...

A Delicious Rome Food Tour of the Most Authentic Italian Dishes

A Delicious Rome Food Tour of the Most Authentic Italian Dishes

We wouldn't really consider ourselves foodies - we just love food. However, we aren't all that adventurous with our choices and often shy away from food tours because of that. But the food in Rome was different. All of our favorite foods and drinks surrounded us in...