Category: Travel Stories

Travel stories & ideas for adventures near and far – road trips, weekend getaways, budget trips and epic vacations.


Cathedral Cove Beach Walk in the Coromandel, NZ

Cathedral Cove Beach Walk in the Coromandel, NZ

One of the most gorgeous coastal areas of New Zealand, the Coromandel Peninsula is a must for beach lovers – especially the multi-hour walk to Cathedral Cove beach (or water taxi). It's a (sometimes overly) popular track, but we loved spending a sunny summer day... Read more
The Rock Overnight Cruise in Bay of Islands

The Rock Overnight Cruise in Bay of Islands

We don't always plan to splurge for birthdays and other special occasions … but when we do, we tend to really go all out (like learning to cook in Rome or hot air ballooning over Colorado Springs). So, when we decided to go to New Zealand for my big 3-0, I... Read more
Everything You Can Do with a Reykjavik City Card

Everything You Can Do with a Reykjavik City Card

Headed to Iceland and wondering if the Reykjavik City Card will be worth your time and money? For 72 hours, we ran (okay, walked and drove) around town checking out all of the Reykjavik museums included, plus some other activities! In that time, we learned the... Read more