Wonderfully Wanderful

DISCLOSURE: Wanderful provided me a one-year membership for their new membership community. All opinions are my own, but I am totally in love with these guys and read on to see why! Read on to find out how to get your chance at 1 of 10 free memberships to Wanderful’s travel community! I have a confession to make. I haven't done any solo travel.  Yes, I've added a few days before or after … [Read more...]

America’s Treasure – National Parks

[Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Application ESTA, but all opinions and experiences are my own.] One of the greatest gifts my year-long sabbatical has provided is a new found love for our national parks system. I had the opportunity to visit 21 National Parks, Monuments, Wildlife Refuges or Recreation Areas. And while that seems like a lot, Mr. Misadventures and I have only scratched … [Read more...]

Journy to Lisbon

I've written before about my Portuguese heritage, mainly when it comes to food (as usual). I had the opportunity to visit Portugal with my family in 1989 or 1990 (the memory is slipping) when we spent time in the coastal resort, Cascais. I remember the octopus mainly (of course). Mr. Misadventures and I have planned several trips to Portugal, only to change to another location, one time Kyoto, … [Read more...]

ESTAS.net – Your ESTA Visa Expert for US Travel

[Disclosure: This is a sponsored post from ESTAS.net, but all opinions (and experiences) are my own.] As I’ve been traveling around the American Southwest the past several months visiting national parks and other iconic destinations, I have run into so many people from other countries, either here for long-term visits or work. It has been wonderful to stop and chat with people; it makes me … [Read more...]

Holiday Travel Hacks

Holiday time means travel.  For a lot of people, particularly families, the holidays may be the only time of year they travel, so let's just say they aren't exactly experts at getting from point A to B. (With half the things they have to pack, who can blame them?) I have put together some travel hacks that will hopefully ensure a smooth, end of the year holiday travel experience. Get Through … [Read more...]

Travel Tips: How I Plan For A Long Trip

Today, I am heading out for 17 glorious days in Italy and France. I will have a few posts go out while I am away, but the best thing to do to keep up on all the misadventures is to follow me on Instagram. I had someone recently ask me what my trip routine is and someone else recently shared that I should share more about me, so I decided to write this post on things I do when preparing for a … [Read more...]

How to Travel as a Couple

If you and your significant other are lovers of travel and adventure, then it's only natural that you two are going to want to explore the world together. According to World Travel for Couples, traveling together presents some unique challenges along with the typical stresses and joys that come with extensive travel. And while many of these issues may seem petty or things that can easily be sorted … [Read more...]

Venice Travel Tip #1 > Misadventures in Venice Hotel Hunting

Have you ever noticed that the vast majority of the photos you see of Venice are of the water, gondolas on the water, beautiful building next to the water, etc. Nobody shows you what the maze of teeny, tiny alleyways between all those buildings looks like. So, based on my own experience of finding out the hard way, my number 1 travel tip for Venice is: pay the water taxi price to get to … [Read more...]

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