April 2019

Reviewing Hello Fresh Meal Kit Service

Despite being a stay-at-home mom, I still have moments where the last place I want to be, is in the kitchen. Cooking about 4-5 days a week for 20 years can take its toll. A person runs out of energy, runs out of recipes and ideas, and most importantly, runs out of excitement. Enter in all of the food delivery services that are out there today, including Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, and Home Chef (to name a few).  Since I received a great coupon from Hello Fresh for 50% off our first week of meals, I figured…

Three of the World’s Top Freshwater Destinations

Freshwater destinations are special, unique places. Did you know that only 2.5% of the world’s water is freshwater? Almost all of this freshwater is in the form of snow, glaciers, and ground water. Less than 1% is actually surface freshwater, in the form of lakes, rivers, and streams.  The uniqueness of freshwater destinations makes it an excellent place for wildlife and foliage to thrive, but also somewhere that we humans can explore and seek adventure.  If you’re looking for a great place to spend some time around a large body of freshwater, here are three…

Top Tips for the British Virgin Islands

    After the devastating impact from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, most of the Virgin Islands were left in disarray. Years later, both the U.S. and British Virgin Islands are still recovering from the strongest Atlantic forming hurricane ever (Irma) and another two weeks later (Maria). I visited the U.S. Virgin Islands 7 months after the hurricanes and then visited the British Virgin Islands 15 months after the impact. While there are some places that are still rebuilding, most of the large tourist destinations and accommodations have recovered. That being said, I pulled together a few…

Working Your Way Around the World

  Travel is often seen as a young person’s game, something enjoyed by those fresh out of college who are ready to explore the world. For young people, it’s usually the best time in one’s life to travel the globe, before settling into the world of work. But does that always have to be the case? What if you could travel the world but still keep up your career? Well, the good news is that you can! In fact, more and more people are pursuing this type of travel while working. From travel bloggers to…