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Hi! I'm Denise! I am excited to share my travels with you! On this site, you'll find loads of travel inspiration, along with countless resources to actually get you going on the road - from trip planning guides to what-to-pack checklists along with driving tips, accommodation recommendations and so much more.

Read a couple of travel stories, check out some of my popular photo essays, browse the travel resources and start planning your own spontaneous road trip!

Or, if you'd like a little help, find out how to contact me so I can create a custom dream itinerary for you, too.



1. Get Inspired --> 2. Plan Your Trip -->

3. Travel Tips --> 4. Packing Guides --> 5. GO!


First things first! Where do you want to go? Or maybe you don't have a place in mind. There are so many amazing sights and I’ve shared useful tips on traveling to destinations in the United States, Canada and Europe. Wanderlust is often sparked by stumbling on a beautiful image of an interesting place and adding it to your travel bucket list. If you’re interested in taking a dream trip, but need a little inspiration to choose the right destination for you, check out some of my top articles on bucket list trips for all types of travelers!


It can be overwhelming to know where to begin planning your dream trip. What should I do first? Then what? With so much information out there, travel planning can seem daunting. This section is where I've put together articles to help you perfectly plan your dream trip - from finding the right accommodations, estimating travel costs, to timing your trip and more.

And, if you find yourself bewildered, click to find out how to contact me so I can create a custom itinerary for you.


Once you’ve picked your destination, it’s time to nail down the details and make your final plans. After years of travel, I’ve learned a thing or two, and I’ve compiled comprehensive travel guides and helpful travel tips for pretty much every situation you could come across while traveling. Is it your first solo trip? Your first time driving in another country? Or, maybe, you’re traveling on a budget? How can I protect myself from theft and scams? These guides can help you plan the best trip possible.


Buying new travel gear can be expensive and nobody wants to waste money! This section will teach you how to buy the right luggage, what not to pack, and give you some insider hints for the road! Learn to pack efficiently, how to anticipate all types of weather and plan for what's appropriate to wear at your destination. I’ve outlined my best packing tips and checklists for loads of travel destinations. Using these tips, packing can be fun - really!


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