'Not All Who Wander Are Lost'

Follow along as I venture to visit all 50 States before I’m fifty! Hopefully I can inspire you to visit some place unexpected or see an old haunt with fresh eyes.

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Managing Jet Lag

Feel refreshed while traveling with my tips for managing jet lag!

Trip Planning Tips

Get a glimpse at some of my basic travel planning tips.

NeatPack Bags

Learn about NeatPack bags. Read my review and get 10% off your order!

Featured Blog Posts

Acadia National Park

Explore Acadia National Park. Where the sunrise first touches the US each morning.

I Am Not Lost

Beyond ‘About the Author’

Rose Parade 2016

Peel back the curtain on the Rose Parade floats.

Staycation in Ohio

Spend a week with me in my home State of Ohio.

Pipiwai Trail on Maui

Journey along the Pipiwai Trail on Maui, Hawaii. There is a surprise at the end of the trail!

Meli Goes To DC

Meli’s first trip to the Nation’s Capital.