Escape of the Week: America via iPhoneography

If there is one thing I did to an excess while driving cross-country, it was taking photos. Between my new camera and my iPhone, I logged thousands of photos. Because the iPhone was easy to tote around, there were so many instances when I simply pulled it our from my purse (or from the armContinue reading “Escape of the Week: America via iPhoneography”

The charm and quirk of Louisville, Kentucky

“Louisville is so cute!” I coo to Erica as we drive through the giant, tree-lined streets. “It reminds me of Atlanta!” While totally out of the way on our road trip, I included Louisville on the route for two reasons: one, because one of my good friends live there; and two, because it was aContinue reading “The charm and quirk of Louisville, Kentucky”

A visit to Louisville isn’t complete without Churchill Downs

Here’s a quick lesson: If you mention Louisville ever, ever, make sure you don’t pronounce it “Louie-ville.” Seriously. It’s like when people from Nevada hear other people pronounce the state’s name as “Nevahhhdahhhh.” As someone who lived in Nevada, hearing that is like nails scratching down a blackboard. Knee tingling awful. Back to Kentucky. TheContinue reading “A visit to Louisville isn’t complete without Churchill Downs”

Daily Wanderlust: World’s Largest Baseball Bat

If Louisville, Kentucky could have one major claim to fame in the world, it would be the Lousiville Slugger. At least in my mind. After all, the wooden bats made here have become synonymous with baseball. The “Lousiville Slugger” scroll etched onto each bat is easily recognized. In downtown Louisville, it is easy to seeContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: World’s Largest Baseball Bat”

Daily Wanderlust: Louisville, Kentucky

Editor’s Note: This post is a part of the #winosontheroad series. Over Yonderlust and d travels ’round are road tripping and exploring America through June 27. Be sure to check out all of the posts of life on the open road. The drive from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky is quick. Relatively speaking. From where we were staying in Hinsdale to the southernContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Louisville, Kentucky”

Exploring America

So, what does one do after making the decision to leave America and become an expat? Plan an epic, massive, awesome road trip. That’s right. My time as a Las Vegan is coming to a bittersweet end in a mere few days (the movers come Monday, June 11). Then, I’m off on a cross-country roadContinue reading “Exploring America”