If you’ve been following our journey from the start, you know that Marietta, Ohio is the little town that started it all for us at CircaWanderlust. It holds a special place in our hearts. We’ve been going year after year (sometimes even multiple times in […]
Few things are more American than quilting. And having grown up in the South, I can appreciate a good quilt. From sick days at home to movie nights on the lawn, quilts were my blanket of choice. I saw my grandmother make a fair share […]
Photos by The Tennessee Whiskey Trail The Tennessee Whiskey Trail For as long as I can remember, Tim and I have wanted to do the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. And since we moved to Tennessee, it is something we could certainly do for a weekend trip! […]
A few weeks ago, Tim and I participated in the Cotopaxi Questival in Knoxville. We had so much fun doing it and made some great friends along the way. And I know what you are thinking… “what the hell is that?” We had a lot […]
There is a new show in town, ladies and gentlemen! So back your bags, head over to Pigeon Forge, and be ready to see Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures. You are in for a great time filled with family fun and memories you will keep […]
Since moving to Pigeon Forge, Tim and I have been playing tourist. We’ve done some dinner shows and visited the local attractions. First on the list? Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede. By far one of the most famous Pigeon Forge attractions, it certainly didn’t disappoint!
Tim and I have slowly been exploring our new back yard, one weekend at a time. We’ve ventured about looking for fun things to do when friends visit and for us to keep ourselves busy. One of our favorite things to do back home was […]
This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. Living in East Tennessee means that Dolly Parton is everywhere. From brochures to billboards, Dear Dolly is a staple of this region. She is “Smoky Mountain girl” who dreamed big enough to leave these […]
One of the funnest things for us right now is exploring our new backyard. We learned after deciding to leave Florida that you shouldn’t take your back yard for granted. As we were leaving, we realized we had left so many things for “another day” […]
Loreto is a sleepy sea side town, tucked away on the Baja Coast of Mexico. And on that pristine coast, sits a beautiful resort, Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto.
The ruins of Tulum will take your breathe away. Even if you aren’t a history buff, there is something about seeing the remanence of ancient structures against the contrast of clear turquoise waters. The site forces you to wonder about a time before modern technology as you loose yourself to the sea spray breeze
I was about to find out just how extraordinary this man was… The Historic Sam Houston Schoolhouse is a one-room log building that sits between Knoxville and Maryville. It was built in 1794 and is named for Sam Houston, a man with a colorful life.
He was part Cherokee and always seemed to know when it was going to rain and had a way with animals. His love of the mountains was contagious.
I think we all can agree that real, true, authentic Mexican Cuisine is some of the most simple and yet flavor filled food out there. Each region has its own personality and profile, so when I spent some time in Loreto, Baja Sur for a […]
Jaci and I were on a mission. A MISSION. To catch a Yellow fin tuna. So we did what two logical women would do while in Mexico… we chartered a boat. Here is the short version: Me + Jaci + Boat Captain + pinto bass […]
People were always surprised to know that I had never been to Mexico. Ironic to write that now as I was in Mexico not so long ago and am in the process of planning my next trip down! But here we are, post Mexico trip […]
Nestled away from the main Parkway in Pigeon Forge, but close enough to still be in the action you will find the Murder Mystery Dinner Show. It is hard to stand out in a town full of big name shows like Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain […]
The Legend of El Dorado is one of the most famous tales told in relation to Latin America. It sits right up there with Ponce De Leon’s Fountain of Youth, inspiring legends, tales, and great adventures. Located just a short ride from Bogota is Guatavita […]
There has been so much focus on the circus end of the Ringling Legacy lately, and I know I am guilty of it just as much as the next person. Especially since I have had so many half edited posts sitting in my draft folder… […]
It seems like more and more airlines are moving toward the industry practice of charging passengers for their suitcases, only allowing them a free carry on. To which we say “challenge accepted!” So, with the news of American Airlines and other big names in the […]