The 5 Things I Always Pack On Vacation

The 5 Things I Always Pack On Vacation

I'm planning on another vacation in October though I'm not going away for this one. But whenever I do go off on a journey, I tend to always bring along five items with me every time regardless of where I'm going. And this doesn't include my wallet and cellphone, as those are just too obvious. And quite frankly boring since everyone always brings those along. So these are just things that I bring along with me that aren't the basics.…

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How to Organize a Stress-Free Vacation

How to Organize a Stress-Free Vacation

Who doesn’t like hanging out by the pool or on a beach, with an ice cream and a cold drink while trying to catch some sun? Vacations are meant to help us relax after we’ve spent weeks and months stressing over work, but it isn’t always that easy to flip that ‘stress switch’ to ‘off’ position. Organizing a perfectly peaceful time-off sounds like a dream, but it also means that you have to put in some work. On the other hand, if you make a bit of effort before you get on the plane, you will be able to enjoy a perfect, stress-free vacation.…

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10 Things You Must Do on a Staycation

10 Things You Must Do on a Staycation

So last week I took a little staycation from my full-time job, originally it was going to be a road trip around Minnesota... but after one really long day in the car by myself, I did not want to do that the remaining days. Therefore, it soon became a staycation. Nothing wrong with that. So I thought since I just got done with mine that I would share some ideas on how to make the most of your staycation.…

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Oahu, Hawaii

Oahu, Hawaii

More reminiscing on vacations of years past. In 2005, we took a family vacation to Oahu island of Hawaii and stayed in the city Waikiki. We did a lot while we were on the island. This was one of my favorite vacations. Especially because we decided to do this instead…

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North Padre Island & Corpus Christi, Texas

North Padre Island & Corpus Christi, Texas

Today I was reflecting back on previous vacations I took. In 2008, my family went to North Padre Island/Corpus Christi, Texas. My sister and I did not know we were staying on the island but rather the next city over. So that was a bit of a surprise when we…

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Hands on Art Studio (Door County)

Hands on Art Studio (Door County)

Hello everybody, Okay, so we went to this place multiple times during our week long adventure in Door County. I seriously wish there was something identical to this in the Twin Cities. Then again, my wallet might not appreciate it as I would keep purchasing more art projects to work…

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Small Town Exploration (Door County)

Small Town Exploration (Door County)

Hello everybody, It’s the fifth day in Door County. Though the day began with rain, we still managed to find something to do. Which included driving down the two main County Roads (42 and 57), and stopping in multiple of the small towns to go a shopping.  Some of the…

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Ziplining and Winery Tours (Door County)

Ziplining and Winery Tours (Door County)

Hello everybody, Today’s marks the fourth day in Door County. The weather is rather cloudy so we decided it would be a day of hanging out in the trees or at wineries. Now I’m not a wine person, I more enjoy a good cold glass of hard cider or beer.…

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