Dog Friendly, Travel

Grand Marais and Minnesota’s North Shore

To celebrate our two year dating anniversary, my boyfriend Glenn planned a surprise weekend away to Minnesota’s north shore. I’m usually the planner in the relationship but this time I let him take the reins. Most of the activities were a surprise but he’s one of those people who gets too excited about fun things […]

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Camping FAIL at Flandrau State Park

Flandrau State Park is located in New Ulm, Minnesota. It’s a 1 hour and 45 minute drive from Minneapolis and the park itself is located right within New Ulm city limits. For a rather small park, it has an impressive 81 campsites. I imagine it’s a popular place for the citizens of New Ulm to […]

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Monson Lake State Park & Sibley State Park | Minnesota

I’m back again with more Minnesota State Park recaps. It’s been a while since I’ve posted about my travels but that has mostly been because when I’m not tethered to my kitchen table/work-from-home desk, I’ve been on the road seeing new parts of Minnesota and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A few weeks ago…or is it months […]

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Travel

Campervan Packing List

In a few hours I’ll be embarking on an 11-day campervan road trip with my boyfriend Glenn and dog Audi. EEK!┬áNothing left to do now but be extremely Type A by checking and rechecking everything we’ve packed. We are renting a small van conversion from Voyager Campervans in Minneapolis and luckily, rentals come with a […]

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Travel

11-day Vanlife Experiment

If you’re into following travel accounts on social media (you’re following this blog, so I’m assuming you are somewhat familiar) you may have noticed the trend of people living in vans. It’s known as #Vanlife. Vanlifers live out of camper vans or vehicles that have been converted into campers instead of traditional homes like apartments […]

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