Articles written by: Kathy Dieser

If Kathy could create a new job title and get paid to do whatever she wanted, she would be "Professionally in Pursuit of the Good Life" (but try to fit THAT on a business card). She graduated with a degree in Communications from Indiana University in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana in the spring of 2012 and moved to Colorado as soon as possible because no offense to Indiana, but it's a little flat out there. In her free time she can be found practicing her gourmet cooking skills over an open fire, reading in climbing trees, or pretending she's a bear in the Rocky Mountains, hoping she doesn't actually run into a real bear, because that might be a little awkward.

11 Tips to Avoid Jetlag

11 Tips to Avoid Jetlag

Yuck, jet lag.  We all know the name, but do we know what it actually is?  Well the technical name is desynchronosis and it is a temporary sleeping disorder commonly associated with being generally very miserable.  Your sleep is off, you feel like crap, and it can really put a [...]

GET LOST in…Tasmania

GET LOST in…Tasmania

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Tasmania? Australia—it’s an island on the southernmost tip of the continent Best [...]

GET LOST: Capri

GET LOST: Capri

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Capri? Italy—an island in the bay of Naples Best Time to Visit? [...]

GET LOST: Granada

GET LOST: Granada

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Granada? Spain—at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains Best Time to [...]

6 Alternatives to Hotels (That Aren’t Sleeping in your Car)

6 Alternatives to Hotels (That Aren’t Sleeping in your Car)

Let’s talk about money here for a minute, your hard earned cash that you’ve scrimped and saved for this vacation for what seems like EVER.  You finally get to go on your vacation and what’s one of the biggest expenses?  Oh right, a hotel.  And you know what’s unique about [...]

7 Strategies to Explore a New City

7 Strategies to Explore a New City

Traveling and exploring new cities around the world can be an incredible experience, but it can also be pricey and endlessly confusing.  It is easy to idealize that everything will simply connect when you step foot onto this new soil (pavement)…but it doesn’t always turn out that way.  However, with [...]

10 Places to Stop on your All American Road Trip

10 Places to Stop on your All American Road Trip

The good old US of A is full of all sorts of people and places; it is a beautiful thing. Cultures are so different in parts of the country that you might think it is a whole ‘nother world…and the best way to explore? Still by car. The all-American road [...]

6 Disappointing Tourist Attractions

6 Disappointing Tourist Attractions

It isn’t a horrible idea to be a little tacky and touristy from time to time, when you’re a tourist, you’re a tourist…there isn’t much way around it.  But have you ever gotten really hyped up for a tourist destination just to get let down?  There you are, all ready [...]

Travel For Free (And Actually Have a Great Time)

Travel For Free (And Actually Have a Great Time)

Have you ever considered that there was a time when travelers could meander place to place in their adventuring, picking a farm to work at or a vineyard to pick at, and make a dollar or two to continue their journey?  A time when things were simpler, when someone who [...]

11 of the World’s Most Amazing Hot Springs

11 of the World’s Most Amazing Hot Springs

Ready for some intense relaxation? (Can you use those words together?)  Check out some of these incredible hot springs.  People migrate to these naturally heated pools of water from all over the world to allow their problems melt away in these mineral rich geothermal springs.  Soaking in a hot spring [...]