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Fall hike in Garden of the Gods | Whole Widen World #hiking #fall #colorado

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]For most of this road trip, it was up to Jeremy to plan out what we were going to see and do, meaning  I did very little research upfront. Like Clark Griswold in National Lampoons Summer Vacation, with nostalgia welling in his eyes,...

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48 hours in Boston | Whole Widen World #solotravel #boston #48hourguide #travel #boston

[vc_row content_width="grid" css=".vc_custom_1503809688220{padding-top: 55px !important;padding-bottom: 5% !important;}"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Traveling solo in Boston, or anywhere for that matter, for the first time anywhere can feel intimidating. I had never had the opportunity to travel to a new city alone and I was eager to prove to...

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48 hours in stockholm

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It was our last city on our trip through Norway and Sweden and we only had 48 hours in Stockholm before our flight home. From our experience, here is a list of places that are worth visiting and places you can probably skip.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid"...

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Rock of Cashel, Ireland | Whole Widen World #castles #irishcastles #ireland #rockofcashel

[vc_row content_width="grid" css=".vc_custom_1500407644598{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Part of what makes Ireland so magical is all the historic Irish castles and sites peppered throughout the country, preserved for people to visit and marvel at. As Jeremy and I traveled around the perimeter of Ireland for our...

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Fjord ride from Bergen to Flam, Norway | Whole Widen World

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The journey begins in the early morning fog along the docks in Bergen. The anticipation for the 5 ½ hour ferry ride hangs in the air. As more arrive, people shuffle forward crowding the entrance, anxious to get on and find a seat. Once on board,...

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Souvenir-shopping-in-ashland-oregon | Whole Widen World #souvenirs #ashland #oregon

[vc_row content_width="grid" css=".vc_custom_1500567316591{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The alarm blares at 3:45 AM and Jeremy springs out of bed. I startle awake and lay back down, groaning. He quickly gets dressed and starts gathering the last few things we need for our long journey. I start...

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Hiking Kilarney National Park in Ireland | Whole Widen World #Ireland #kilarney #hiking

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Killarney National Park is one of Ireland's many natural jewels and makes up part of the enchanting Ring of Kerry. There is something for everyone, but for a good place to start a hike, park near Jarveys Rest and Traditional Pub, cross the street and walk down...

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street art in norway

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It's always fun to find street art in different places. Seeing the different styles and influences. They act as little easter eggs around every corner. Here's a few we f.ound traveling in Norway and Sweden[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="472" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="475" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image...

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highlights of norway and sweden

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our recent trip to Norway and Sweden was full of so many beautiful experiences and memories. We return with our hearts feeling fuller, our minds relaxed, and our spirits at ease. We spent 8 full days exploring 5 different cities. We took planes, trains,...

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Winter Cabin Getaway in Truckee

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The small mountain town of Truckee holds a dear place in our hearts. Not only is it the place where Jeremy proposed, but it unlike its neighbor, Lake Tahoe, it lacks the congested streets from tourism and keeps the small town charm all to itself....

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Honeymoon in Ireland - Highlights

[vc_row content_width="grid" css=".vc_custom_1499959898402{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]While many newlyweds choose some dreamy beach destination for their honeymoon (which is perfectly fine), we spent 9 glorious days traveling around the perimeter of Ireland.  We had dreamed of this trip for years and were so excited to...

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Hiking in Santa Barbara

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Santa Barbara is a perfect spot for a weekend getaway. Whether you like to do some window shopping and bar hopping on state street, lounge by the beach, take a boat ride, or hike in the mountains, you'll have a great time.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" css=".vc_custom_1499958029797{padding-top: 50px...

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Walking downtown New years eve in New York City

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When I received an email blast at work offering a house swap with a couple who lived in Manhattan for New Years Eve, we jumped on the opportunity to visit one of the US cities on my bucket list.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image image="603" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_single_image...

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Fort Bragg

[vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_column_text] Fort Bragg is my childhood When I was a kid, my parents bought a cabin 3 hours north of us in Gualala, California. We would drive up on weekends on the winding coastal highway that overlooked the sparkling blue ocean and arrive in...