Recent Posts by Heidi Siefkas

8+ Reasons to Visit Southern California This Year

Whether you live elsewhere in the United States or are visiting the country from abroad, one of the best destinations to check out on your travels this year is Southern California. SoCal, as many people call it, undoubtedly has a global reputation for many reasons. Some people assume that Southern California is only all about…
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Top 5 Day Trip Ideas from Chicago

Whether you live in Chicago or just passing through, there are plenty of amazing places to visit if you want to get out of the city for the day. You can explore the quirks of nearby cities and counties, or get lost in an area of natural beauty. Chicago works great as a hub in…
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Sharing Van Life Adventures in Maui Hawaii

As we waved back at family, embarking on our Route 66 journey from the Midwest to California in a used Town and Country minivan, we didn't know what lay ahead. This was the start of our move from the East Coast to Maui. With images of the tropics fueling our road trip, we were hoping…
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The Best US Destinations For Petrolheads

Love cars? The US is full of great destinations for car enthusiasts. Here are just some of the best destinations that every petrolhead must visit. The Bonneville Salt Flats The Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah are commonly used to set land speed records. They’re about 110 miles from Salt Lake City - you take Interstate…
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How To Plan A Camping Trip With Kids

Camping trips can be a great bonding experience for families. Depending on your personal experience and skills as a camper, you can start camping with your kids so long as you have trained them enough to handle themselves. Kids are naturally curious, and a camping trip will provide them with an opportunity to indulge their…
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Adventurous Accommodation Options For Your Next Trip

Adventurous accommodation options are ideal for those who love spending time in mother nature. Instead of spending your vacation in a hotel or villa, you can stay a night or more in an unusual and quirky accommodation. To discover the best adventurous options for accommodation while you travel here’s more. Boats Boats are an ideal…
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A Look Up Reminder that You Wear

As we jump into a more normal summer than last, I wanted to share a Look Up reminder with you that you can wear. Look Up Mantra Explained by Creator Over ten years ago, I created the Look Up Mantra to pass on the wisdom that I learned from a terrible accident. Much like the…
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7 Reasons to Visit Napa Valley

Napa Valley is famed for the many wines that it produces each year. If you have always wanted to visit this wine country, but are not completely sure whether or not you should make the trip, there are a few things you should consider when making your decision. There is a lot more to do…
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4 Best Snorkeling Spots Maui Hawaii

One of the highlights of most trips to Maui is snorkeling. With shallow, warm waters all year round, the Valley Isle is a great snorkeling destination. Whether you bring your gear with you or rent from one of the various dive and snorkel shops, you need to know where to go. Don't waste your time…
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How To Get The Very Best Out Of Your Staycation

The Coronavirus pandemic has made travelling anywhere, especially overseas, difficult and risky this year. Many countries are not letting foreign visitors in; others are demanding a quarantine period before you are allowed to freely go off and explore the country. That is, of course, if you want to even take the risk of travelling at…
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