Category Archives: Inspiration

15 Best Places to Visit in Maine – Portland, Acadia, & More!

Best places to visit in Maine - Acadia National Park

Maine is one of the best places to visit in the United States.  Anyone who tells you it isn’t has never been to Maine.  There are beautiful parks, rocky coastlines, and some of the best food (and seafood) in the United States.  This is a guide to the best places to visit in Maine. Our […]

Impressions from Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

Dnipropetrovsk.  Or is it Dnepropetrovsk?  The locals spell it the latter.  But in light of recent events, I feel ever-so-compelled to spell it with an ‘i’ and not an ‘e’.  Having to give actual thought to something so seemingly petty really spotlights what has occurred in eastern Ukraine (okay, all of Ukraine) over the past few […]

15 Jaw-Dropping Places to Visit in Lanzarote (+ Map!)

Places to visit in Lanzarote

It took me far too long to travel to Lanzarote and the Canary Islands.  Not that I didn’t think there were beautiful places to visit in Lanzarote, but mainly because I just assumed it was all packaged tourism and I didn’t know how to independently book a trip there (yes, for real). I finally had […]

7 Villages in Finnish Lakeland You Need to Know About

Keuruu - 7 Villages in Finnish Lakeland You Need to Know About

There are so many amazing places to visit in Finland from the capital city to Lapland to the north.  This guide focuses on Finnish Lakeland and the spectacular places that exist there.  These are seven villages in Finnish Lakeland you need to know about. I recently visited Finnish Lakeland (Lahti and Tampere) and was blown […]

25 Least Visited National Parks for Your USA Bucket List

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve 2

Curious what the least visited national parks in the US are and what is keeping them a secret? This guide will list the 25 least visited US national parks and why you should add them to your USA bucket list! There are 62 designated US national parks but there are over 2,000 federally registered sites […]