• Coe Landing RV Park
~Carmen Coe Landing is a small, county-maintained park near Tallahassee, Florida on Lake Talquin.  With our daughter going to graduate school at Florida State University, we wanted a place nearby where she could join us in the afternoons after she was out of class.  Coe Landing is only 11 miles away from FSU which made......
  • 7 Tips for Visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
~Lauren I have been a Harry Potter fan for quite a long time. I remember watching the first scene of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone as a kid and being so enchanted.  As a result, I became a lifelong fan, reading all the books (having to wait much too long for the last two......
  • The Ultimate Memphis Fried Chicken Guide
~Carmen When you think of Memphis cuisine, barbecue is #1 (read The Ultimate Memphis Barbecue Guide).  After you have your Memphis barbecue fix, the next meal should be the southern staple, fried chicken.  All of my friends have their favorite recipes and restaurants.  We asked our friends and found that people swear by their chosen chicken......
  • 4 Must See Egyptian Sites in Memphis, Tennessee
~ Lauren Do you love Egyptian architecture and artifacts but don’t want to make the trip all the way to Egypt?  Then you should visit Memphis, Tennessee!  Many people know that Memphis is famous for its Civil Rights history, its music, and its BBQ (see 3 Days in Memphis and The Ultimate Memphis Barbecue Guide).  But what......
  • The Lake Ouachita Vista Mountain Bike Trail
~Joe The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) is one of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) EPIC rated trails comprising of 20 or more miles of technically difficult backcountry single track. Check out my 1-minute YouTube video!   The LOViT trail was completed April 11, 2014 finishing the vision started in 2002 by Jerry Shields......
  • Pack Your Baguios 2017 Year End Review
~ Carmen So our friends are always asking us if we ever go to work.  Well, yes.  Joe and I both have full-time jobs.  I’m a 6th grade history teacher, so I have more time off than most.  If you have ever tried to keep an eleven year old focused for more than 5 minutes,......
  • Best Travel Experiences of 2017
  As we look back at 2017, there were some not so pleasant moments (read Worst Travel Experiences of 2017), but for the most part, we had pleasantly memorable travel experiences.  From visiting a childhood friend in Brazil to spending 2 weeks in Greece to taking several long road trips, 2017 was a travel year for......
  • Worst Travel Experiences of 2017
It was the best of times.  It was the worst of times.  From overseas trips to Greece and Brazil, to road trips across our wonderful USA, we’ve made the most of our time off of work.  However, as much as we love to travel, not every trip goes as smoothly as our Instagram stories project!......
  • Natchez Trace Parkway Road Trip
~Carmen The Natchez Trace Parkway is is a 444 mile-long, scenic road that generally follows the path of the Old Natchez Trace from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee.  This All-American Road and National Scenic Byway takes you through history with Native American burial mounds, Civil Wars sites, and well worn boatman trails. Watch our 3-minute......
  • Cascade Mountain Loop Road Trip
~ Carmen The Cascade Mountain Loop Road Trip is a 451 mile (726 km) scenic drive through some of the most scenic landscape in northwestern Washington State.  On this road trip, you pass through the Cascade Mountains twice, seeing the lush western side, and barren eastern side.  You drive through quiet valleys and pass by......
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