Ithaca Farmers Market

As you may or may not have seen on Instagram, Ben recently moved to Ithaca to complete a one-year Tech MBA program at Cornell University. Ithaca is a beautiful city nestled in the rolling hills of upstate New York. The Finger Lakes region, as it’s known, is named for a series of 11 long, thin … Read more

An Afternoon at the Garfield Park Conservatory

Looking for something new to do on a Sunday afternoon? Need some cheap or free entertainment? Or trying to get out of the house with the family? Take a trip to Chicago’s west side and visit the Garfield Park Conservatory!  Garfield Park Conservatory The conservatory was first opened to the public in 1908 and is one … Read more

What Destinations Are On Your Bucket List?

Do you ever feel like there isn’t enough time to visit every destination you want to see?  For those of us with limited vacation time, it can be so hard to choose! If you’re planning your next trip and need some inspiration, here are 5 destinations that are currently at the top of our bucket … Read more

Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

Whether you live in the city, are planning a day trip from a nearby suburb or are coming into town for a weekend getaway, Chicago offers a variety of great activities to keep you entertained. While most of Chicago’s well-known tourist sights are concentrated in the loop (downtown) area of the city, there is no … Read more

Discovering Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood

Depending on who you ask, Pilsen is one of anywhere from 70-200 neighborhoods in Chicago.  With so many to explore, it’s hard to decide where to begin! Located on Chicago’s lower west side, Pilsen’s art, culture and food make it worth a trip from anywhere in the city. We recently spent a Saturday roaming the … Read more

Discover Chicago: A Travel Guide

Ben and I arrived back in Chicago last week after making our way through Laos, Thailand and Cambodia after Christmas. Jet lag is currently killing us, but we’re excited to start working on some posts to share with you over the coming weeks. In the meantime, check out the latest post in our Discover series! … Read more

Christmas Vacation

Merry Christmas to all of our friends, family and readers! We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and new year. We are off to Southeast Asia tomorrow morning for a 2.5 week trip through Thailand, Laos and Cambodia! If you have any recommendations for us, leave a comment! We’ll be taking a break from … Read more

17 Things to Do in Denver

Being from the Midwest, there’s something that feels so vast and vivid about the landscape in the Western states. With the Rocky Mountains, cities, rivers and forests, the West has so much to offer, and Colorado is certainly no exception. Denver, Colorado’s capital and most populous city, is a great starting point for travellers interested in exploring this … Read more

8 Things to Do in Chicago This Winter

The 2017 Farmers’ Almanac is predicting a frigid, snowy winter, but we’re not going to let that stop us from exploring our incredible city! Indoors or out, Chicago has plenty to offer throughout the cold, dark months. To give you some inspiration, here are 8 things to do in Chicago this winter. 8 Things to … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American friends! We’re so grateful for the opportunities we have to travel around the world and share our experiences with you. We hope you have a wonderful holiday surrounded by family, friends and tasty food!