inspiring quotes My Top 20 Favorite Inspiring Quotes, November Oct 31 '19 - Here are 20 inspiring quotes for November with my own interpretation and why I choose each one! We all need a little boost of… “FU** yeah you got this,” kind of inspiration which is why I love daily quotes! They are never played out in my eyes so here are twenty of them! Screenshot your favorite quotes, tag me @thewanderlustbrunette and ... Read More
Perfect Day trip from Boston THREE perfect day trips from Boston Sep 25 '19 - Living Downtown Boston Massachusetts for three weeks was incredible, however being in one place for too long is a challenge for my adventurous heart. There is SO much you can do just a few hours from Boston so Ron and I decided to take a few day trips during our stay. Here are THREE perfect day trips with itineraries of ... Read More
Day trip from boston to cape cod The Perfect Day Trip to Cape Cod from Boston Massachusetts Sep 25 '19 - Out of all the day trips we had during our three-week stay in Boston… exploring Cap Cod was my favorite day trip of them all! Cape Cod is only two hours south of Boston Massachusetts. It has 559.6 miles of coastline! Think about that for a second! If you drove 70 MPH, the entire time it would take you 7 hours ... Read More
Complete guide salem MA Complete Guide to Visiting the Most Popular Place During Halloween – Salem MA Aug 28 '19 - Living in Boston for three weeks I had no idea how close Salem Massachusetts was! It’s only a thirty-minute drive, so I had to go! Salem is known for all things spooky, witchy and ghostly packed with a TON of important historical happenings. I don’t know about you but growing up I was OBSESSED with all things witch or witchcraft! ... Read More
Start today journal process Create Your Own Start Today Journal – 10 Dreams that will make your vision a reality Aug 6 '19 - I am a Start Today Journal junkie and a GOAL digger! I live and breathe writing my dreams and goals down. It’s been a practice since I was a teenager. Looking back, you’d think I would be lying but I have checked off SO MANY major goals in life thus far and I am fairly certain it’s because I WRITE ... Read More
Best of Acadia National Park ULTIMATE GUIDE: See the Best of Acadia National Park in 24 Hours Jul 24 '19 - It was my mission to experience the best of Acadia National Park in 24-hours and I did just that! It was my last weekend in Boston. Though I have loved the past two weeks in the city, I was craving some wilderness and hiking.  Doing some research, I came across, Acadia National Park. It’s only a four half hours’ drive ... Read More
Girl on top of Bubble Rock Maine Why HIKE Jordan Pond trail in Acadia National Park Jul 18 '19 - If you get to do ONE hike in Acadia National Park I highly suggest you choose Jordon Pond Trail to the top of the Bubble Rock. It’s the perfect four-mile loop with some of the most beautiful views in the entire park. You can hike around the entire lake for an easy stroll and/or make it a bit more challenging ... Read More
Feild of tulips windmill girl wearing dress Top 12 things you must do during the Tulip Festival in Holland Michigan May 24 '19 - I joined the dance in celebrating Tulip Times 90thanniversary! Why orange you ask? Amsterdam celebrates with an all-day extravaganza called Koninginnedag also known as Kings Day, heralding the House of Orange. During this celebration, the citizens dress themselves and the entire city in orange for festivities. Tulip Time decided to do the same inviting Holland to gather in orange spirit ... Read More
Girl sitting in poppy field Where and when to find, super blooms still happening in California 2019 May 7 '19 - I was lucky enough to witness the rare Super Bloom of 2017. It was so incredible I never wanted to miss one again and felt everyone should experience this rare phenomenon at least once! It’s not too late to see the bigger, longer lasting Super Bloom of 2019! What you will get from this post: List of the best places ... Read More
Antelope Valley Poppy feild girl sitting Everything you must know before visiting Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve May 7 '19 - If you’re wanting to plan a trip and be guaranteed to see painted colorful desert hills filled with millions of blooming poppies and wildflowers for miles you must visit Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve! Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve is known for the most consistent poppy blooms in all of California! This park is over 1,700 acres with only seven miles of ... Read More
banff downtown girl red coat 12 Best winter destinations to visit in the Canadian Rockies Mar 15 '19 - Wanting to explore the Canadian Rockies without all the major crowds?  You must visit during Winter, the most magical time of year! I share the top places to visit that nearly everyone can enjoy, within a 2-10-minute walk from your car! No need to hike long distances, wear heavy bags, climb high altitudes to see magical winter landscapes in the ... Read More
Top 27 quotes from Rachel hollis Top 27 Inspiring Quotes from Rachel Hollis Mar 5 '19 - In honor of Rachel Hollis new book release, “Girl Stop Apologizing,”  I created my top 27 favorite Rachel Hollis quotes! Want to get her newest book FREE?! Scroll to the bottom and download it now! If you don’t know who Rachel Hollis is yet, then I am excited for you, because she WILL change your life, feel like your best ... Read More
10 My Experience Walking in the Wild with Wolves Feb 27 '19 - If you had the chance to walk with wolves in the wild would you?! No cages or chains, just you walking alongside wolves in the wilderness, their natural habitat. YOU BET YOUR BOTTOM, once I heard I would have that opportunity to do just that during my 6-day Canadian Rockies Photography Workshop with sought after Sony Ambassador Rachel Ross,  I ... Read More
Complete Guide 2 Everything you must know before visiting Abraham Lake Ice bubbles Jan 25 '19 -  My experience at Abraham Lake I never imagined being surrounded by millions of frozen bubbles full of methane, a gas that is 25 times more powerful than carbon monoxide and yet is in awe of its beauty. Just don’t light a match, right?! In this post you will learn all about: Abraham Lake My Experience What is methane gas and how frozen ... Read More
BIKE 4 1 Top 20 Inspirational Quotes to stay motivated in 2019 Jan 11 '19 - Top 20 Inspirational Quotes to stay motivated It’s the new year, which means new lists of dreams, goals and aspirations we all want to achieve. The hardest part is to NOT get burnt out and give up by the first month, am I right?! I’m going to share with you exactly how I stay on track to achieving all my ... Read More
Sleepinh Giant Hiking Sleeping Giant trail Jan 2 '19 - Everything you need to know about this legendary hike You ever pick a random hike without researching what it looks like, just go for it and then BLOWS you away with how AMAZING it really was and have NO IDEA how you haven’t heard of it before? That was mine and Rons experience hiking to the top of the Sleeping Giant on ... Read More
BIKE 2 1 Top 20 Inspiring female influencers to follow in 2019 Dec 20 '18 -   Become inspired in 2019 Don’t have many mentors in your life? Like minded friends that just don’t understand you? Wanting to become inspired to start living your best life in 2019?!  ME TOO… which is why I LOVE Instagram so much! It’s been a huge source of inspiration for me personally from starting my own blog, doing my first ... Read More
ultimate off road experience 2 Ultimate Day Hike – Telluride Colorado Dec 12 '18 - Ultimate Day Hike – Hiking Ice Lake & Island Lake Trail I am all about finding the best day hikes since we never have enough time for long multi day backcounty trips. This hike has become one of my all time favorite.  Give it scroll and you will see why! Getting to the trail head After one of the wildest ... Read More
Best primititve campground Best Primitive Campground near Telluride Colorado Dec 12 '18 - Primitive Camping After a fun day driving off-road to Bridal Veil Falls, the tallest free-falling waterfall in Colorado we headed to Alta Lakes for the night! I wanted to find a primitive camping spot to pitch our Front Runner roof top tent. With some research, I found one of the coolest campsites I have ever been to! What I didn’t ... Read More
The inner part of something the insid 2 Exploring colorado’s tallest free-falling waterfall off road Dec 12 '18 - Telluride Colorado We were headed back home after spending a week with the Cumming Repower Cruise driving through Washington and the Oregon coast. Which was an absolute blast, especially seeing Ron in his element. He just did his first ever engine swap in our 1988 Defender 110. He never changed oil before but somehow figured it out by watching You ... Read More


Hi! I am Samantha, a Michigan girl, who has a lust for travel and exploration but I also have my roots at home. I am a bit obsessed with photography, fitness,health, and chocolate! I hope to inspire you to feed your wander lust and live a life you love!

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