The quintessential scenic Minnesota North Shore weekend roadtrip itinerary

The quintessential scenic Minnesota North Shore weekend roadtrip itinerary

On my travels, I’m often asked to describe my home and what makes it so special. It’s incredibly hard to vocalize the incredible diversity that Minnesota has in one breath. I often think about the state’s seas of cornfields that remind me of my childhood 

Best hidden gem beaches in the Dominican Republic by region

Best hidden gem beaches in the Dominican Republic by region

I’m one of two people after going to the beach. I’m either a cranky gal covered in sand and annoyed that the beach was too crowded, or I’m in a state of euphoria and suck in that sweet, sea air as if it is nectar 

The Ultimate 4-day Rocky Mountain National Park Camping, Road Trip Itinerary

The Ultimate 4-day Rocky Mountain National Park Camping, Road Trip Itinerary

When you turn another year older, there’s no other way to celebrate than with a road trip. In true Quirky Globetrotter fashion, that vacation had to be an adventure-filled road trip. Past years, I’ve road tripped to Michigan or had a staycation. This birthday I 

A comprehensive guide to visiting Belize’s Caracol Mayan ruins

A comprehensive guide to visiting Belize’s Caracol Mayan ruins

One of Belize’s most hidden gems is the Caracol Mayan Ruins. This is the largest Mayan ruin site in Belize and should definitely be marked as a must-see on your Belize itinerary. I’m fascinated with archaeology, hidden gems and ancient history, so this was high 

The hidden gem, 2-week Puerto Rico road trip itinerary

The hidden gem, 2-week Puerto Rico road trip itinerary

Puerto Rico, the beautiful island oasis that was my first solo, international trip. I choose Puerto Rico because one of my college roommates grew up on the island and told me of the island’s intoxicating, vibrant atmosphere. Over the years, she dubbed me an honorary 

The adventurous Belize 7 day itinerary: road trip & island hopping edition

The adventurous Belize 7 day itinerary: road trip & island hopping edition

Though small in comparison to other Central America countries, Belize does not lack adventure. In fact, Belize boasts great jungle trekking, exploring Mayan ruins and cave tubing. Belize is the ideal Latin America country to embark on an adventurous vacation or a solo adventure.  In 

Do you need 4-wheel-drive in Iceland?

Do you need 4-wheel-drive in Iceland?

November is a time of uncertainty in Iceland. Read whether you need a 4-wheel-drive vehicle to take on the Ring Road in this specific autumn/winter month.

Review: The ideal cabana getaway from solo travelers is Belize’s Daydreamin’ adult-only bed & breakfast

Review: The ideal cabana getaway from solo travelers is Belize’s Daydreamin’ adult-only bed & breakfast

This article is sponsored by the owners of the Daydreamin’ Bed & Breakfast. This article also contains affiliate links. When it comes to adult-only accommodations, there’s a stigma that it’s catered only towards couples. After all, adult-only resorts do offer a romantic getaway for couples 

Review: Snorkeling Iceland’s Silfra fissure

Review: Snorkeling Iceland’s Silfra fissure

A dozen expletives flew out of my mouth the moment I touched the water in the Silfra fissure. And, no, that wouldn’t be the last time profanity would be said through clenched teeth on this snorkeling tour. Ironically, though, profanity was sometimes the only words 

Yellowstone Budget Breakdown: How much a trip to Yellowstone costs

Yellowstone Budget Breakdown: How much a trip to Yellowstone costs

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