City Girl Travels to Italy

I’ll be traveling to the Veneto and Emilia-Romagna for 40 days this fall! I will be blogging and vlogging about it, so if you want insider tips on European travel, click the follow button on the right. Also, follow my Instagram @countryboy_citygirl I thought I might use this post to share my travel experience with…

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Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs in Montana

2 Perfect Days in Sleeping Buffalo, MT The Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs has humble origins. A wildcat oil rigger testing for oil in the 1920s struck hot water at 3,100 feet, according to a 1962 Phillips County history. “During these years when bathtubs were not as plentiful as now, cowboys in the vicinity made use…

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Glacier National Park: Three Perfect Days

From Tacoma, WA we took I-90 through Coeur d’Alene, ID to St Regis where we transitioned onto a northbound route to Hot Springs, MT. From there we went directly to Glacier National Park.  Coeur d’Alene RV Resort in Post Falls, ID was a great stopping point. Level pads, wifi, and a pool. In Hot Springs,…

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Tacoma Dome & Ranier National Park

We visited Tacoma to attend the Don’t Give Up regional convention at the Tacoma Dome.   The Tacoma Dome was the perfect location for the convention and we found an RV campground nearby. I will say that those walkways on the upper tier to connect the seats with the corridor… are SCARY. Sapporo Sushi in…

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Anacortes, Washington & San Juan Islands

My BFF since first grade now lives in Anacortes, WA. I miss her terribly and hope one day she gets sick of the PNW and moves back to south Louisiana. Well, at least I thought that before I got to know where she lives now. She has invited us to visit several times but we…

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Airport Travel Tips

    Early morning airport travel tips: Only take what you can easily carry yourself. Never sit near a trash can in the airport. Always wear shoes with socks. Have one place where you keep your phone, wallet, and boarding passes and always put them there. Ideally, strap your wallet to your purse so it’s…

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Portland, OR to Olympia, WA

Leaving Oregon with a sigh… Bye-bye Hwy 101 beautiful beaches, great seafood, and lovely weather! On the way from Tillamook to Portland we stopped at a few Oregon wineries.     In Portland we had to stop at the famous Coco Donuts and the unique Abbey Creek Winery.   When we got to Olympia to…

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Oregon Coast Beaches

We traveled along Oregon Highway 101 to enjoy the beach campgrounds and lighthouses on this lovely stretch of coast. Here are the highlights. Coos Bay We camped in a field right on the water in Charleston (thanks, Seamus and Pa Kelly!!) where we had water and electric hookup to their house. We woke the next…

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R-Pod 180 HRE Named “Bandit”

I want to introduce you to Bandit, our R-Pod. We bought her in Arizona right after our trip to the Grand Canyon. She is a 180 Hood River Edition (HRE) model, 180 meaning she has a kitchen slide and a dry bath up front with lots of storage for a ultra-light micro travel trailer. HRE…

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Northern California – Marin & Redwoods

So many wonderful things happened while we stayed in San Rafael, California. Many thanks to Bry, our good friend who invited us to stay with her and her Oma there. We love you two 🙂 Marin County is full of beauty. The flora of the region is spectacular and the weather is perfect. The most…

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