It’s story time folks! This story is 100 percent true and describes how I was almost kidnapped in Salinas, California. After I got home from my 30-day train trip in May, I had some Amtrak credits leftover. Knowing I would be on the west coast this September, I decided to use the credit on a
And Yes, It’s Really Fecking Hard Amtrak really doesn’t make it easy to plan multi-city trips. I spent hours at a time attempting to figure out a decent route, only to end up scrapping it and starting all over. The fact that most of the links to information about the rail pass on their website
One of my most challenging travel goals has been to spend a night in every state in the U.S. I gave myself a year to do this, and even though I was excluding any of the states that I’d been to already, I was unsuccessful. Obviously, this was a wildly unrealistic goal. I would have had to travel for several months to get it all done in one shot, rushing it rather than enjoying it. And let’s face it, there was no way I was going to spend that much time on the road. I love to travel but I also love sleeping in my own bed.
Chelsea came into my life just over two years ago and has been a true blessing to both me and my family ever since. When she’s not humping my leg or bringing the corpses of small animals into my bed, she’s actually kind of adorable. Spoiled, yes, but adorable.
Welcome to what will quickly become your favorite blog on the web! With so many travel blogs out there, you’re probably wondering what sets this one apart from the rest. Well, it’s written by me, Rose Burke. If you’re familiar with my writing, then you know that it’s always sarcastic, often political, and occasionally inappropriate.