Top 5 Things To Do In Venice

Venice is one of my favorite places we’ve ever visited. We reminisce on our first night in Venice a lot. We ate at a waterfront restaurant late at night once we were all settled in our hotel and then wondered the streets a bit. We finished the night by opening a bottle of red wine […]

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International Travel Prep List

This post is all about what to pack and prep for your international trips that you don’t usually have to think about for domestic flights! Outlets are different! You’ll want to pick up an outlet converter from Amazon/Target/etc. We have this one. One thing that I would share back with is you will feel a […]

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Let’s Plan This Trip Together! – Amsterdam

Hey all! I’m Sam Kieft, wife of Zach Kieft. When we first met I had never traveled, that was more of a Zach thing. So once we began to travel together, I began to help plan for those trips. Whenever it’s been awhile since we’ve traveled last I usually feel overwhelmed, stressed, and brain dead […]

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Top 5 Things to do in mykonos

We just got back from visiting Mykonos for the first time! We had already visited Santorini two years prior. Now having seen both of them, it’s tough to say which one we prefer. I’d always recommend visiting both, you can do day trips from Mykonos to Santorini by ferry. But in case you have to […]

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Visiting Oregon? What to see local’s edition!

Zach and I have been living in Portland, OR since 2018. We moved out here mainly due to the nature! We loved the idea of being able to get to the coast under 2 hours, as well as being able to always have a new hike to do. We met in Las Vegas where you […]

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Let’s plan this trip together! – positano

Hey everyone! I’m Sam Kieft, wife of Zach Kieft. Over the years, I’ve become the main planner for our trips – mainly due to my type A personality lol. I get major anxiety about safety, having housing, spending money, or forgetting to plan something crucial like a train ticket. So for me, it was always […]

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Top 5 Things to do in Positano, italy

1. Drink Limoncello and eat  Limoncello is one of the most popular Italian liquors in this area. Southern Italy has the perfect conditions to easily grow Lemons and therefore it’s a specialty in this area as well as around Sicily, and Naples. It’s common for hotels and excursions to welcome you with a glass of […]

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Top 5 thing to do in Key West, Florida

1. Stroll down Duval Street  Key West itself is a small beach town filled with houses, churches, schools, an airport, and a runway of large American companies like Home Depot, and Ihop. But down near Duval street which is where most tourists stay is all about food, drinks, and clothing shops with some local art […]

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Let’s Plan this trip together! – Key West

Hey everyone! I’m Sam Kieft, wife of Zach Kieft. Over the years, I’ve become the main planner for our trips – mainly due to my type A personality lol. I get major anxiety about safety, having housing, spending money, or forgetting to plan something crucial like a train ticket. So for me, it was always […]

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Frankfurt in the Rain

We arrived for a weekend in Frankfurt, Germany after a week in Mykonos, Greece and it was hard not to feel culture shocked. Greece was sunny and beautiful and you could take your little scooter just about anywhere your heart desired. I don’t think I saw a single stoplight on the island. Frankfurt, on the […]

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1 day in Athens

We arrived in Athens by ferry late at night. We intended to take public transit to our hotel but the amount of stories we were hearing from other tourists around pickpockets and losing valuable items had us feeling nervous. As we made our way out of the pier, a man stopped us. “You guys need […]

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Just 2-ish days in Santorini

We arrived in Santorini after two days of travel. We’d taken a train from Portland to Seattle; got on a flight to Amsterdam where we made a quick pit stop to get some vegan kroquetten and bitterballen; flew to Athens where we almost missed our connecting flight to the island due to some delays, and […]

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Athens Apartments Hotel Review – Athens, Greece

Sam and I are getting prepped for our next trip to Greece and it seems like the perfect time to reflect on our last visit to Athens! We arrived in Athens via ferry from Santorini – a dreadful 8 hours after departing. I was adamant about taking a ferry over the Aegean Sea, I think […]

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Let’s Plan this trip together – portland!

Hey all! I’m Sam Kieft, wife of Zach Kieft. When we first met I had never traveled, that was more of a Zach thing. So once we began to travel together, I began to help plan for those trips. Whenever it’s been awhile since we’ve traveled last I usually feel overwhelmed, stressed, and brain dead […]

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Honeymooning on the Amalfi Coast

Sam and I closed our honeymoon out with 4 days in Positano. We went in October (considered shoulder season) and I’m glad we did. Positano wasn’t too crowded, and it still got hot-hot in the afternoons, enough to warrant a dip in the cold ocean water a few times. I’ve tried to write about our […]

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