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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!

I think now, more than ever, everyone is trying to find ways to dream of travel. During this global pandemic, it’s hard to know when the travel industry will be back up and running. But, I haven’t given up on my dreams to travel again soon and I am still adding destinations to my bucket […]

April 29, 2020

How to Dream of Travel During a Global Pandemic

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

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

Whether it’s a trip through your home state, or a journey through multiple states, having all the essentials for a road trip is crucial. I recently took a nine and a half hour road trip for a girls weekend in the Smoky Mountains, and in typical girl fashion, we packed like we were leaving for nine […]

May 30, 2019

Road Trip Checklist

It’s taken me a while to write this post, because what I am about to say may upset and shock a few people… Ok, guys. I’m gonna say it! I did not like Vegas (gasp!). On our most recent vacation, Brian and I flew to Phoenix and road-tripped through Northern Arizona. We loved the sleepy […]

May 24, 2019

Why Vegas Isn’t For Everyone

We recently got back from our Spring Break trip to Arizona and Nevada, and completely fell in love with Northern Arizona. While our trip was short, we were able to fit in quite a bit of activities, and I wanted to share our favorites with you. Exploring Flagstaff When booking our Airbnb, we wanted a […]

May 15, 2019

Northern Arizona Favorites

Let’s be honest, coming home from vacation is bitter sweet. On one hand, it’s great to be home after hours of travel and days of being out of your normal rhythm. But on the other hand, it’s back to reality and work. Alllll of the things you were trying to vacate from in the first […]

May 3, 2019

Getting Back to Reality After Vacation

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

Brian and I have a quick trip to Door County planned this weekend for some much needed r&r, and am so excited I’ve already started packing! Most people like warm weather getaways this time of year. But since they can get rather pricey, we decided to head north for a romantic weekend in the quite […]

February 5, 2019

Packing For a Winter Getaway

This past weekend, Brian and I went to San Antonio for a family wedding. It was a quick trip, but we managed to see a lot of sites! The city in October was beautiful and warm. It was about 80 degrees the whole time we were there, so it was perfect for exploring and walking […]

November 1, 2018

A Fall Weekend in San Antonio

Bay View is a vibrant Milwaukee neighborhood just south of downtown, and a place we’ve called home for the last three years. If you live in the area, or are just here for a visit, Bay View is a great place to explore to get a taste of local Milwaukee flavor. Restaurants There are a […]

October 17, 2018

Exploring Bay View

When researching Iceland, Brian and I quickly discovered that the best way to experience Iceland was by driving your own car. There are plenty of people that use Reykjavik as their home-base and venture out by tour bus, but if you want to go at your own pace and be able to see everything, I […]

August 14, 2018

Travel Tips: Driving in Iceland

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

A part of me wishes we went on our honeymoon right away. That we had woken up the morning after our wedding, rushed to the airport and flew to a relaxing vacation away from all the stress of life and wedding planning. But after going through it all, I am so glad we waited. Brian […]

June 20, 2018

The Benefits of Waiting to Take Your Honeymoon

Traveling can be exhausting, especially if you have a long international flight! Over the years, I have found some ways to beat the dreaded jet lag and wanted to share some tips and tricks! 1. Fight The Time Change Whether you’re traveling across the country, or to the other side of the world, the fastest […]

June 16, 2018

Beating Jet Lag

With our European vacation less than 2 months away, I thought it would be fitting to write a post about how to save on expensive travel! Here are some helpful tips for saving and budgeting while you’re booking your next big trip… 1. Apply for a credit card with miles/travel points Getting a credit card with […]

June 22, 2016

Saving Tips for Expensive Travel