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Hello from Florida

I am so happy to say I am officially back on the air! This has been an extremely eventful first half of the year. Our life in Arizona seems like a sweet but very distant memory (if you are new to our site, you can read about our cross-country move here). A new city, new […]

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The time our family traveled 4,232 miles in a month

Exactly a month ago I wrote my last blog post of 2015. And in the span of that month we managed to cover 4,232 miles (6,811 km) by plane and car across the United States; first we moved from Phoenix, Arizona to Tampa, Florida. A few days later we drove up to West Virginia and […]

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

I’ve been thinking about the meaning of community a lot. I’ve moved a pretty good amount in my life, and have come to crave a sense of community, wherever I happen to be. You know, knowing your neighbors by name, attending community events, shopping locally. Since moving across the country and becoming a mom, this […]

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A Q&A with my Favorite Traveling Dad

About 10 years ago, in the very first weeks of our freshman year in college, I met the man who would change my whole life. Through those four years we became very good friends (#friendzoned). After graduating we went our separate ways, only to reconnect later on and kindle a love we knew was there […]

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5 life lessons I’ve learned traveling with an infant

We spent most of the month of May traveling. First it was a week in South Florida for a friend’s wedding, followed by two weeks with family in West Virginia and Pennsylvania while the fiance was traveling for work.  In my circles (online and in real life) it is not unusual to travel with kids, but every […]

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A Q&A with the O.G. of Traveling Mamas

…Mine! She was 10 years old when she first flew, and along with my dad, this brave and beautiful woman took me and my brother on flights and road trips all over Brazil when we were growing up. I have the fondest memories of our travels, and I am so thankful for my adventurer parents! […]

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The Perks of Long-Distance Friendships

…AND HOW TO KEEP THEM ALIVE Hint: it involves traveling. Yup, you guessed it. As it often happens, the four years I spent pursuing my undergrad degree were some of the best of my life. By the end of my very first week in college I had already met four of my lifelong best friends […]

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Liebster Award

As a new blogger, it’s always exciting to get recognized and seen by fellow bloggers out there. Last month I was nominated by FoggyMommy for a Liebster Award, and I’m finally over the cold that plagued my house and getting back into my blogging groove! A Liebster award is passed around the blogging community to […]

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Back in Business!

Feeling very, very tiny and blessed in Sedona, AZ 02.2014 After a three-year hiatus and many, MANY life changes (including a cross-country move and a brand new baby boy!) Travel the Unbeaten Path is back. Graduated from a quaint little travel blog to a mighty little travel blog with a purpose. Going forward, along with […]

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Seven things about me

1. Most random place I’ve ever been to: Iowa Falls, IA – This beach gal had the chance to run through endless cornfields and play in the snow in the middle of BFE, Iowa – and it was super awesome! (Granted, I was only there for one weekend and have yet to run into a […]

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