~ Carmen Reelfoot Lake State Park is a 15,000 acre lake that is located in the northwest corner of Tennessee.  Known as a fisherman’s paradise, Reelfoot Lake State Park is also a great place to go camping.  The park offers camping year-around in its 2 campgrounds. Originally created by a series of earthquakes between 1811......
~Lauren I recently moved to Arkansas for work, and since my move, I have made it my mission to hike as much as possible.  Recently, I was passing through Russellville, Arkansas when I decided to take a small detour to hike the Rim Trail on Mount Nebo. Unlike Pinnacle Mountain, Mount Nebo does not have......
~Carmen 2018 was spent mainly in the US with more camping and mountain biking trips.  Joe and I spent 2 weeks abroad, traveling with my brother and sister-in-law across northern Italy.  We didn’t get as many blogs posts written (goal for 2019), but I worked on improving my videography and photography skills, while Joe kept......
2018 brought us a host of new and exciting adventures both at home and abroad!  We had one daughter finish her bachelor’s degree and another daughter finish graduate school.  Say hello to “adult” jobs!  We were able to spend 2 weeks in Italy, along with traveling to Nevada, Texas, Arkansas, and Florida.  Our little camper......
2018 marked the 3rd year of our “Pack Your Baguios” travel blog and 7th year of us being married.  You would think that after numerous road trips, camping expeditions, and overseas travel, we’d have the whole travel thing down so smoothly that every adventure would be one long “Instagram-perfect” memory after another.  Well, our Instagram......
~Carmen Woolly Hollow is a small, quiet state park in north central Arkansas.  Located just an hour north of Little Rock, it is a convenient weekend destination.  We spent a week at Woolly Hollow this past summer and have already made plans to return.  See why we think Woolly Hollow is a great place to......
~ Joe If you are traveling to or from the big MTB trails of Northwest Arkansas there is a cross-country tight, tree-lined, single track trail tucked away off of Interstate-40.  If you have an opportunity, take some extra time for a little over 9-mile cross country mountain bike trail.  The Enders Fault Mountain Bike Trail......
~ Carmen This past weekend brought one of our favorite festivals in Memphis, India Fest.  India Fest was started in 1993 as a way to celebrate the growing Memphis Indian community.  It is usually held on the first Saturday of November and located at the Memphis AgriCenter.  Each year it has grown and now boasts......
~Carmen This past summer we were able to check off a major bucket list destination—VENICE!  In totally, we spent 9 days in Northern Italy, 5 days in Milan and the surrounding area (See 5 Days in Northern Italy) and the other 4 days in the Veneto Region, which includes Venice & Verona, Italy. To really experience......
~Carmen Verona may be best known as the setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, but it is much more than that.  One of northern Italy’s most captivating and romantic cities, it is filled with cobblestoned streets and beautiful piazzas.  Its city center has many Roman ruins (only Rome has more), and thanks to Caesar Augustus,......
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