Articles by A. Blizzard

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30 Days In: What We’ve Learned So Far

Hard to believe, but we’ve been on the road a whole month already! From a little city on Lake Huron to an oceanfront view in Myrtle Beach, we’ve had quite the adventure so far, and we’re not even halfway through yet! We’ve toured factories and a warship, relaxed on ocean beaches, walked insane distances, ate some delicious foods, and created SO many awesome memories! Here’s a few things we’ve done and learned so far… States…

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Roadtrip Day 5: Museum of Natural History

Today was a super rainy day, so it’s a good thing our plan was to stay indoors at the American Museum of Natural History all day! Since we only brought sandals with us, our feet were pretty soaked by the time we got from the subway station to the entrance, though! Plenty of time to dry off while we wandered the museum. As soon as we walked in I was taken back to watching Night…

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Roadtip Day 4: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge

Now that we had (sort of) figured out the subway system yesterday, Penn Station felt slightly less intimidating today. We didn’t waste any time in finding the underground platform that would take us to the South Street Seaport and the base of the Brooklyn Bridge. We were both feeling tired from all the walking yesterday, but the energy of the city is hard to deny. I was feeling thankful that I had brought 2 pairs…

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Roadtrip Day 3: Times Square, NYC

  Heading into day 3 of walking NYC and I’m thankful I brought 2 pairs of sandals! My feet are pretty achy, and I’ve been substituting each day so I don’t get blisters. Had to use a bit ¬†of ducttape to protect a couple spots though! Europan Bakery It’s crazy how much those subway tunnels can turn you around! I always feel disoriented when we get back on the street. It always takes a couple…

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Dreams Coming True: Day 1 in New York City

For our first day we decided to do something pretty typical… Figure out public transit and go see the Statue of Liberty! Had to stop for a REAL New York City pretzel¬†first, though! Seth loves pretzels, so it was pretty lucky that this was the first stand we saw when we walked out of Penn Station! Learning the Subway System First lesson in our transit adventure: Download Google maps to use offline!! The app is…

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The First Day of the Rest of Our Lives

You know that saying… ‘Today is the first day of the rest of your life’… That’s exactly how I feel today. Sure, we technically started out travel life 2.5 months ago. Buy we’ve enjoyed a pretty low-key summer with our family, in a town we know pretty well. Today the adventure truly begins. We’re off to New York City!!! A place that I’ve been dreaming about visiting for years! We’re getting a late start, and…

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