• Beach view from the outlook deck at Pioneer Park.
    Camping,  USA

    Camping at Pioneer Park in Michigan

    Just north of Muskegon, in Michigan, is a nicely hidden campground called Pioneer Park. When our family decided to rent an RV and head up to Michigan to do some camping, I set out to find a great campground for…

  • Cruise America RV Review
    Camping,  USA

    Cruise America RV Rental Review

    For awhile we have talked about renting a Cruise America RV and going camping. Well, what better time than while our traveling options are extremely limited? That way we can still get away for a bit and explore somewhere new,…

  • USA

    Iowa Derecho of August 10th

    It’s amazing how quickly something can happen that changes the rest of your life! How a storm like a derecho can devastate so many communities! I realize this is not a travel-related post like you’re used to seeing from me,…

  • The beach is a top reason to visit Corolla.
    USA

    7 Reasons to Visit Corolla, OBX

    My family has visited the Outer Banks (OBX) in North Carolina for around 24 years. We’ve stayed in different houses and in both Duck and Corolla. This year would be the 25th year, but we had to make some adjustments…

  • Zebra at Mongena Lodge
    Animals,  South Africa

    5 Reasons to Stay at Mongena

    When you start planning for a trip to South Africa it can be a little overwhelming. What parks should you visit? Where should you stay? What kind of immunizations do I need? Will the lions get me at night? Most…

  • Animals,  South Africa

    South Africa Game Drive

    Have you ever thought about going on a safari/game drive in South Africa? When I was getting ready for my trip, all I wanted was to read about what the drives were actually like. What animals did they see? I…

  • Polar Bear Capital of the World
    Animals,  Canada

    Polar Bear Capital of the World

    When people talk about seeing animals in their natural habitat, most people think of things like an African safari. Had it ever crossed your mind to go see a polar bear in their natural habitat? If not, it definitely should…

  • Welcome to Churchill
    Canada

    Explore Churchill & it’s Rich History

    This year I had the opportunity to explore Churchill, an area that not many get a chance to.  It’s located way up north in Canada, just off the Hudson Bay. We went up there specifically to see polar bears in…