When I met my husband I thought that everyone had always grown up traveling like I had, I did not realize that for some people just going to the beach each summer was “traveling.” My husband likes to remind me on a regular basis that I am not your typical person. Before I was even allowed to vote in a presidential election I had already traveled to England, Ireland, Wales, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and a good portion of the United States. My husband had never gone anywhere but the Outer Banks – so I knew I had some work to do.
Jump ahead two years following our wedding and he had managed to travel to Spain and Ireland in a two-week period, let’s just say I am glad we had already got him his passport. To say we love to travel and explore is a given. We love to discover different and unique places, not the normal vacation spots that hundreds of tourists flock to each year, although we are known to go to those places in the off-season.
Having moved away from our families following our wedding we normally only go home in the Springtime. Most holidays are spent just the two of us; people think it’s weird, we love it. This made traveling to Ireland at the spur of the moment in 2012 during Thanksgiving, cheap and probably one of the most memorable trips we have had.
I still have my work cut out for me on getting my husband to experience all that is out there in the world, when he finds a place he loves, like Napa, he wants to go every year, even multiple times in a year, so follow along for some of our crazy adventures!
A Few of my Favorite Trip Destinations
Charlottesville, VA | The Boar’s Head Inn |
Bryson City, NC | Watershed Luxury Cabins |
Charleston, SC | The Vendue | The Renaissance |
Greenville, SC | The Westin |
Savannah, GA | SCAD |
Yountville, CA | Cottages at Napa Valley |
Steamboat Springs, CO | Creekside Cafe & Grill |
Aurora, NY | Aurora Inn |
Philadelphia, PA | Hotel Palomar |
Washington, DC | Madera |
Pittsburgh, PA | Omni William Penn Hotel |
Boston, MA | Renaissance Boston Waterfront |
Cape Cod, MA | The Inn at Cape Cod |
Las Vegas, NV | ARIA Resort and Casino |
Huntington Beach, CA | The Waterfront Beach Resort |
Dublin, Ireland | O’Callaghan Alexander |