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Home Behind Us

Home Behind Us Packing and leaving. Isn’t that the dream? I talk about how to pack for travel all the time, don’t I? This is different though. This is a big pack-up. This is our entire house going into boxes and storage containers, filling up a 10X10 space in the cold of northern Illinois. This…
Southport Historic Riverwalk

One Day In Southport, NC

From somewhere distant within my northern Illinois home, my phone dinged. I spun around quickly, trying to place where the sound was coming from before I lost my sense of direction. The robinโ€™s egg blue phone case sat noticeably on the stark white hallway bookshelf, and I double tapped the screen to illuminate the notification-…
Turtle Nesting, Costa Rica

Stories From a Female Traveler: Meet Lauren C.

Hostels are such an incredible place to meet new friends. In Reykjavรญk, we quickly formed a circle of like-minded adventure seekers, such as Lauren C., a woman seizing opportunity.   You truly meet the most inspiring, diverse group of people when you travel, and Lauren is no exception! Lauren was born and raised in Bayville,…