Road Trip

Honeymooning in Ireland

For our honeymoon, my husband surprised me with a trip to Ireland. He told me to pack for all types of weather and then revealed the location on our wedding day. To say I was ecstatic is an understatement! My husband is half Irish, and although we’ve visited China before (as a tribute to my heritage), he nor I had ever been to Ireland. Read More ›

Road Tripping Through Spain’s Basque Country

Earlier this summer my husband and I, together with our dog, decided to hit the road for our annual camping adventure. We opted to explore the northern coast of Spain, the Basque Country in particular, which I have been curious to visit for a while. We left Lisbon and headed north, following the coast most of the way through Galicia and the Asturias region of northern Spain (also known as Costa Verde or the green coast). After a few very rainy days of driving we arrived in Bilbao, our first stop within the Basque country. We had been camping up until this point but after realizing wet dogs and tents are not the most fragrant of combinations, we decided to try to find a decent accommodation while in the city. Read More ›

Arizona Road Trip

Being Canadian, the majority of my year is spent in cold weather, with summer being our busiest season. Needless to say, I had been looking forward to our Arizona road trip ever since my family first came up with the idea last December. We are huge nature-lovers and a trip through a climate that none of us had experienced before was the perfect thing for us to see together. One of our favorite destinations on this trip was Sedona. Nothing could have prepared me for the stunning red-rock vista that we saw driving into the city. It is a view I will never forget. Read More ›