I love adventures and will do pretty much anything if it’ll make for a good story. And in my 26 years, I’ve had some pretty amazing adventures: swimming with sharks in Fiji, driving from Boston to Dothan, AL in a 15-passenger van for a Habitat for Humanity project, paragliding off a mountain in Slovenia and sailing in the Great Barrier Reef are a few of my favorites.

Now that I’m working in the real world, I don’t always have the time (or budget) for grand adventures. But I put a lot of effort into finding things to do in my area, or a day trip away, that are fun-filled and wallet-friendly. My motto is: the more random and unusual the adventure, the better.

For now, this blog will mostly cover my adventures in North Carolina, but I’ll mix it up whenever I get the chance to travel. I have lots of stories to share, and I hope you enjoy!

Here are photos from some of my favorite adventures:

Hiking the Franz Joseph Glacier:

Sliding around in a salt mine in Salzburg, Austria:

Having too much fun with snorkel gear in the Great Barrier Reef:

Playing games in a church in Dothan, AL:

One of my favorite pictures of all time – shot of the rundown car that drove us up the “hill” before paragliding in Bled, Slovenia:

Shearing sheep in New Zealand:


9 responses to “About

  1. DiningAndDishing

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Yours is awesome :O). I am a big fan of travel too – sounds like you’ve done some AMAZING things!!

    – Beth @ http://www.DiningAndDishing.com

    • Thanks Beth. I love your blog too! I shared it with a friend who’s thinking about starting her own food blog – yours is a great example 🙂

  2. Well thank you for the compliment! I’ll do my best to keep the stories coming 🙂

  3. Nice to see, you had fun in Salzburg area. Greetings from Austria. ~Andreas

  4. Hey, really great blog post… I’ve enjoyed reading through your blog because of the great style and energy.

    I actually work for the CheapOair travel blog. If you’re interested, we would love to have you on as a guest blogger. Please send me an e-mail: gchristodoulou(at)cheapoair(dot)com, and I can give you more information. Looking forward to hearing from you.

  5. The sheep shearing in New Zealand took me most by surprise! I think I may just add that on my bucketlist too! Great to see all the adventures you’ve had and looking forward to hearing more about the ones you’re having. Great blog over all – keep that sense of adventure alive!
    – wannabe traveler from Sydney

  6. Kathy,

    I remember that photo from our adventure Boston –> Dothan or BUST. You are a terrific writer and an even better person. Need a New England adventures contributer? I might just know one…


    • You are too sweet 🙂 And yes, I would love some guest posts from you – I can only imagine some of the amazing adventures you’ve been on lately!

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