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Looking for something to do to take advantage of the Milwaukee Summer months? Check out this list of some of my favorite activities! 1. Check out all the local festivals Milwaukee isn’t called “The City of Festivals” for nothing! There is always something going on. Head to OnMilwaukee to see a full list of this […]

July 5, 2022

Weekend Guide to Milwaukee in the Summer

After our first family vacation (and first time flying with a baby), I thought it was time I shared my ultimate packing list for babies & toddlers! Per usual, I’ve broken everything down into categories (which I personally find helpful, especially when making a baby packing list). When packing, I typically like to walk through […]

April 1, 2022

The Ultimate Baby/Toddler Packing List

Baby Packing List

We just got back from our first vacation as a family (and our first time flying with a baby/toddler), and we. learned. a. lot! Since travel is starting to pick back up, I wanted to share with you everything we learned, as well as some extra travel tips for parents flying with a baby (1-24 […]

March 30, 2022

Flying with a Baby

Flying with a Baby

With our four year wedding anniversary this past month, we decided to go away for one night just the two of us. With travel basically being nonexistent these past (almost) two years (thanks Covid), a small getaway was very much needed. I found an off the grid tiny house on Airbnb, and thought that something […]

November 4, 2021

Enjoying A Weekend Off The Grid

We recently booked a staycation for my birthday and it was the perfect little getaway! This was our first staycation, and I honestly don’t know why people don’t plan these more often! There’s basically no travel time, no major confusion with the area, and you get to see your own city in a totally new […]

July 14, 2021

How to Plan the Perfect Staycation

It’s finally here – the new Passports and Cappuccinos! I’m so excited to evolve P&C and be able to share it all with you. Since the beginning of the year, I have been working with my friend Sarah at Boss Babe by Sarah to update my branding, website and (drum roll please…) services! That’s right, […]

January 4, 2021

The New Passports and Cappuccinos

I am very excited to announce that Passports & Cappuccinos is officially offering free downloadable (and editable) Travel Templates!! I have been working on these templates with my good friend Sarah, from Boss Babe by Sarah, for a few months now and I am SO happy with how they turned out! You can now find […]

September 16, 2020

Free P&C Travel Templates Are Now Live!

A relaxing vacation is never something that my husband and I ever think of plan. We usually plan trips that are centered around exploring a new destination, waking up at the crack of dawn, and going back to our hotel just to sleep. So when our family decided to plan a trip to Cancun this […]

February 18, 2020

What We Did and Didn’t Do in Cancun

We officially landed in Mexico yesterday, and boy are we excited to get our beach on! While our full vacation recap will be coming soon, I wanted to share my Cancun packing list along with some tips on prepping for a tropical vacation. Tropical Vacation Prep Planning for a warm weather vacation can be very […]

January 30, 2020

Cancun Packing List

As everyone shares their 2020 goals, I thought I’d share my major travel plans for the upcoming year, as well as a few travel related goals I have for the new year. Cancun, Mexico Our first trip in 2020 is to Mexico! We are taking a family vacation later this month with Brian’s brother’s, our […]

January 7, 2020

2020 Travel Plans & Goals

Traveling is one of my absolute favorite things to do, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get anxiety related to travel. I worry about everything going smoothly, getting to places on time, what to pack, etc. That’s why I have put together a list of things to do to help keep your anxiety low during […]

November 11, 2019

Coping with Travel Anxiety

While I would love to plan multiple trips abroad every year, the amount of PTO I get needs to be used wisely! Taking mini vacations throughout the year is a great way to spread out your vacation time and enjoy travel year round instead of saving up for one huge trip. Whether it’s a girls […]

October 9, 2019

How to Take Small Trips Throughout the Year

With Labor Day weekend upon us, and Summer coming to a close, I wanted to share some of my favorite weekend trips from Milwaukee. If you are looking to plan a few days away, or are even thinking of taking a last minute trip, here are some great options that a quick drive! Door County, […]

August 30, 2019

The Best Weekend Trips From Milwaukee

Booking an Airbnb and staying in someone else’s home can sound a little scary. But after staying in several properties in the US, in Europe, and even on our honeymoon in Iceland, I have found that it is one of my favorite parts about traveling! Staying in a local apartment or home can help you […]

July 2, 2019

How To Find The Perfect Airbnb

Booking a couples trip can require a lot of time and planning. Getting together, and deciding on what you all want can be hard, especially while trying to coordinate everyone’s schedules. To help, i’ve put together four things you can do to make your planning process breeze. Schedule Planning Nights Schedule a few nights with […]

March 12, 2019

How to Plan a Couples Trip

Door County is known for being a perfect spot for a getaway with your significant other, family, or even a fun girls trip! During the summer months, it’s filled with locals and tourist taking in the beautiful views, and enjoying everything the peninsula has to offer. Recently, Brian and I decided to head up for a […]

February 20, 2019

Winter Door County Travel Guide

Traveling can be an amazing experience, but it can also bring on some unwanted symptoms… Jet lag, dry skin and even sickness from germy airports and planes (ick). That’s why I’ve rounded up my wellness travel tips to help you stay healthy through out your next trip. Fight The Germs When traveling, I like to […]

October 23, 2018

Staying Well While Traveling

After sharing our Icelandic honeymoon itinerary, I wanted to share some cold weather honeymoon essentials. If you’re planning on going somewhere a little cooler to snuggle up with your new hubby, this list is the perfect way to prepare for your trip. I am so excited to share this post with you, because I am […]

July 31, 2018

My Iceland Honeymoon Packing List

The first question we got asked when we told people we were going to Iceland for our honeymoon was, “Why Iceland?” We even were asked that while on our honeymoon, and to be honest, it’s a very simple answer. We wanted an adventure! While sitting on the beach and enjoying tropical beverages did sound amazing, we […]

June 26, 2018

Why Iceland?

International travel is a truly amazing experience, but knowing what to pack can be stressful. Here’s a list of a few things that should be in everyone’s suitcase other than your choice of clothing… A Detailed Itinerary As a Travel Advisor, making an itinerary for even a weekend trip is a no brainer for me. […]

November 4, 2016

Packing Tips for International Travel