Colors of the rainbow: The Azalea Path in Southern Indiana

Among the rolling hills and corn fields of southwestern Indiana lies a veritable oasis of lush flora and gorgeous statues. In the late ’70s, a forest in Hazleton, Indiana, was transformed into a wonderland of azaleas, rhododendrons, roses, and other blooming wonders. Visiting the Azalea Path Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a sensory experience that will become a treasured… Read More Colors of the rainbow: The Azalea Path in Southern Indiana

5 things to do while in Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine

Road tripping from southern Indiana to Acadia National Park is no easy task, but the scenery on New England’s back roads was definitely worth the journey. My mom and I visited Acadia in early June and had to wait out a couple of unseasonably cold and rainy days at the hotel in Bangor before traveling… Read More 5 things to do while in Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine

5 ways to learn a new language

One of the most exhilarating albeit occasionally uncomfortable situations in life is being surrounded by those who do not speak your language. Of course, nothing throws you headfirst into trying out another language like traveling. When nature calls while in France, you will learn Où sont les toilettes, s’il vous plaît? rather quickly. 😉 Here are a few other… Read More 5 ways to learn a new language

10 things to pack to make your trip more pleasant

Traveling is medicine for the soul. Setting out on the open road or boarding a jet always sends a jolt of nervous excitement through my being. However, traveling is not always sunshine and lollipops. Road rage and jet lag unnerves even the most seasoned adventurers, but packing these items can make a nomad’s life a bit easier. 1. A… Read More 10 things to pack to make your trip more pleasant