One of the great advantages of moving west is a change of hiking scenery! My east coast self equates hikes with forests, rivers and mountain views. Here in Oklahoma it’s more cacti and rocks, but we’ve still managed to find some mountain views at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Charons Garden trail.
Earlier this month Altus hosted Air Power Over Altus, our base’s air show! Held every three years, it’s probably the biggest event Altus AFB throws. The Altus air show is part festival, part show of skill, part recruitment effort, and part community outreach.
This is part two of two in an Airbnb series. For part one, click here! Are you sold on how great Airbnbs can be yet? Great! Now it’s time to book one. Choosing an Airbnb Here’s a few things to think about when searching for an Airbnb: Entire home vs private room: This is the first… Read More How to choose an Airbnb
During our month trip to Europe last year, 10 of our 13 different accommodations were Airbnbs. It’s by far the best way to experience your location as a local and opens up so many more options to travel well and inexpensively. Whether by yourself, as a couple, or with a group, Airbnbs beat hotels in… Read More The facts about Airbnbs
Charlottesville, Virginia is an incredible town. It boasts amazing food and a first-class university while still maintaining a small town feel. For a girl transplanted to a rural area, I’m going to be honest: I got really excited to be somewhere with an Trader Joe’s. That being said, one of the things I most love… Read More Top things to do outside Charlottesville
Earlier this month I spent ten days in Charlottesville, Virginia! My husband had a work trip and I had already made plans to be on the east coast, so of course I had to join him. One of the best things about the city is its food: Charlottesville restaurants are amazing! The sheer variety for… Read More Charlottesville restaurants
This post is part of our month-long European trip from last August. Check here for our whole trip! In planning our adventure, we found ourselves with a 14 hour layover at JFK. Rather than spend our first day of vacation bumming around an airport, we grabbed our bags and headed into New York City for a day… Read More How to spend a layover in NYC