Author: Jen Brown

9 Ways Military Veterans Can Save Money on Travel
Travel Tips

9 Ways Military Veterans Can Save Money on Travel

I love to travel. Who doesn’t? The next adventure is always right around the corner.  Almost six years of military service opened my eyes to the world. Three years in Germany and nearly a year in Iraq allowed me to completely immerse myself in other cultures. Drunken barracks parties were […]

Tulum Ruins Beachfront
Photo Highlight

Tulum Ruins Beachfront

The Beach at Tulum Ruins Paradise on Earth. That’s what I see when I look at the photo above. That’s probably what the Mayans thought too when they built a temple complex overlooking the Caribbean Sea.  As November closes out and we move into a true desert winter in Arizona, […]

How the Wood Stork Made My Day
Nature Lovers

How the Wood Stork Made My Day

The most rewarding experiences are ofen the least expected. Throughout my travels I find that I am repeatedly being drawn to nature. Although his blog started out with a history focus, the natural wold is becoming a significant theme. Encounters like the one I had with a wood stork make […]

6 Amazing Reasons Why Eloping is Awesome
Couple's Travel, Virginia

6 Amazing Reasons Why Eloping is Awesome

Thanksgiving and Christmas have always been my favorite holidays. Now we have one more reason to celebrate. While everyone else is out Black Friday shopping, we’re celebrating a quiet first anniversary at home. One year ago today I married the love of my life at Holladay House bed and breakfast in […]

What Happens When You Unplug and Connect With Nature
Nature Lovers, Virginia

What Happens When You Unplug and Connect With Nature

We’re all connected 24/7. Selfies, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, Blogging, getting just the right angle, taking the perfect photo, documenting and recording everything. Why? Likes and shares? Even with all that connectivity, something’s missing isn’t it? It still feels like we’re disconnected. How can that be? Because we’re not […]

Your Guide to the Epic Mayan Ruins of Coba
Mexico

Your Guide to the Epic Mayan Ruins of Coba

The Mayan ruins of Coba are some of the most spectacular and underrated ruins in the Yucatán. While many travelers include Chichen Itza and Tulum in their itinerary, Coba is frequently bypassed. Even with that, Coba can still get on the crowded side. Coba is unique in the fact that […]