• DESTINATIONS

    European Christmas 2017 [Travelogue]

    For 2017, we opted to try out a European Christmas instead of our usual celebrations. B and I joined together with four more people to take on The Continent during the holiday season. We’ve discussed the importance of keeping a travel journal, so we wanted to show you an example of what one could look like. The following is my travelogue (admittedly, with some stream of consciousness ramblings) from our 2017 European Christmas vacation. Boise, Idaho  Dad picked up B, M, G and me and drove us to the airport for our Christmas vacation in Europe. We flew first to Seattle, where they were having some sort of problem as planes…

  • BLOG

    Documenting Travel

    I’ll begin this post by saying flat out–I hate writing in a journal. I never do it in ordinary circumstances. I know I should and that all of the reasons I am about to put forth for why you should keep a travel journal can apply just as well to non-travel days, but I can’t help it. Now, some people (like C & B) enjoy keeping journals and have done so consistently for years. This is great–these people won’t take much convincing that they should document their adventures. If you are like me, though, you might need some extra motivation. Here are five reasons you should keep some sort of…