Articles written by: Caroline Kellough

8 Epic Road Trip Movies

8 Epic Road Trip Movies

Summer is the perfect time for road tripping. Whether you’re out for the weekend or decide to take several months off to drive around the country, road trips are a great way to enjoy some things that are uniquely Americana – and with Independence Day around the corner, what could [...]

6 Offbeat Things To Do In The French Quarter

6 Offbeat Things To Do In The French Quarter

There is no introduction I could write that would prepare you for the splendor of the Big Easy. Whether dining on immaculately spice Cajun food, sipping on a hurricane, or purchasing your first voodoo doll (congratulations), NOLA is never boring, never apologetic, and always a good time. Bourbon Street and [...]

Six Vacations Only a Father Could Love

Six Vacations Only a Father Could Love

Summer is upon us and so we break out the great summer travel flicks: Crossroads,Thelma and Louise, and of course, every “Vacation” movie ever made. If you don’t understand what I’m talking about then you are already missing out on the wonderful, family-friendly humor of Chevy Chase. In the “Vacation” [...]

6 Explorers that Give New Meaning to “#YOLO”

6 Explorers that Give New Meaning to “#YOLO”

You only live once, the youth of today proclaim while downing solo cups of whatever cheap, high-fructose-corn-syrup filled, carcinogenic laced trash can punch they can find. And they are correct in the literal sense. As far as anyone can tell you really do only have one life to live, as [...]

Historic America: 6 Places That Will Make You Feel Patriotic

Historic America: 6 Places That Will Make You Feel Patriotic

Summer is right around the corner and that means that thousands of eighth graders will be flocking to historical sites around the country. While you may have graduated from middle school, there is nothing holding you back from pursuing your own American History adventure. What’s better than visiting crucial sites [...]

6 Reasons to Mess With Texas

6 Reasons to Mess With Texas

Texas is often given a bad rep in the other 49 states. With big cars, big people, and big guns, Texas is frequently overlooked when it comes to tourist destinations. I’m here to say that while Texas has its downfalls, it really is an experience all its own. So brush [...]

6 Reasons to Travel With Your Honey

6 Reasons to Travel With Your Honey

Traveling abroad with the one you like/tolerate/booty call regularly/love can be very revealing. Nothing tests new relationships like a week long backpacking trip, or a month-long trek through some exotic land. While the prospect of traveling with a potential mate can be intimidating and may end in disaster, it can [...]

6 Reasons to Brave the Rain

6 Reasons to Brave the Rain

The Pacific Northwest often gets a bad rep: home to several of America’s most infamous serial killers, hipsters around every corner, and let’s not forget the incessant drizzle. However, the PNW is also home to

Six Novels to Read Before Traveling Abroad

Six Novels to Read Before Traveling Abroad

Books can transport us to other worlds–I mean look at all those celebrity “Read” posters at your public library. There is almost nothing better than pairing the perfect book with the perfect vacation.

How to Avoid Gaining that Pesky Vacation Weight

How to Avoid Gaining that Pesky Vacation Weight

“I’m on vacation” is one of the most ridiculous phrases to enter American vocabulary. We act as if going on vacation alone gives us the rights to do whatever we want: eat our weight in French cheese, have two pastries for breakfast, or pay for sex.