Savannah

A bit of history: Georgia (named for King George II) was established in 1733 by General Oglethorpe after he came down the Savannah River aboard the ship Anne with 120 others and decided to settle in the location that became Savannah- the 13th colony’s first city. Known for being the first properly “planned” city in…

And we got here…how?

I’m doing that thing where you scroll through photos of previous trips in anticipation of your next trip… because your next trip is still 4 months out and you’re absolutely bursting to escape the monotony of it all. Yup. Right there right now. At any rate, I found myself stuck on these two photos- like,…

Speck spots

Speck spots. I promise this will make more sense in a minute, so just follow with me here. Growing up in the Midwest was never ever boring for me- I adore cornfields, flat prairie lands and lush deciduous forests with all of my heart. However, being a crazy avid reader (plus a total PBS kid),…

Before you go

Before you hop in the car and drive off into the sunset, there’s quite a couple things that you’ll want to be sure are in order. So, here’s my order of operations once I’ve decided on where I’m going and what I want to do en route: First step is itinerary time- how long will…

Miscellaneous money

Miscellaneous money is the name I sort of accidentally affixed to this term, and it’s sort of stuck in my head now. I think most people call it mad money? Bonus cash? Fun fund?? Whatever name you choose just remember to account for it in your budget with gas, lodging and food.  I feel as…

Lodging

Where you stay is going to comprise a decent percentage of you total budget- but the options here are fairly endless. The overall idea is you decide on wherever suits you to stay, add up the total cost and divide it evenly amongst the whole crew. Now, that being said, obviously I have some recommendations. …

Packing list

The first things to think about when packing are: where are you going, what are you doing, and how long will you be gone? It’s really easy to either under or over pack for a longer trip, so let’s look at the essentials for any trip right off the bat- Toiletries– shampoo/ conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrush,…