My Favorite Hikes in Boone, North Carolina I remember the feeling I had the very first time I drove into the Blue Ridge Mountains and arrived in Boone, North Carolina. I was visiting colleges and instantly knew these mountains to be my home. It was a feeling I sometimes forgot while studying for days at […]
There is nothing I love more than planning a trip, except the actual vacation of course! I know for some though, preparing for a vacation is a stressful, anxiety-inducing experience. Well, fret no more! With these tips and tricks for foolproof travel planning, you’ll not only be ready for the best vacation ever, but you’ll […]
Personally, I never really need an excuse to begin planning a new trip. Sometimes though, we need a bit of inspiration to stoke the travel fire. These 10 travel quotes will push you in the right direction to begin your next adventure! “So much of who we are is where we have been” – William […]
Over the Christmas-New Years holiday last year, my mother and I packed our bags and left to explore Myanmar for 18 days. Here are my suggestions for what to do during that time and the best trip order for smooth logistics. This trip can easily be shortened or extended based on your personal preferences. Route […]
This is the first in a series of day trips from DC. One of my favorite ways to get out of the city is to hop in a car and head out to one of the many wineries in Northern Virginia. Here, I share some of my favorite places to drink wine and take a […]
Driving the Icefields Parkway between Banff National Park and Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada makes for an excellent getaway. I traveled there in August of 2016, spending 4 days between the two parks and on the Icefields Parkway. The road has been called one of the most beautiful drives in the world and it […]
Okay, so I have to admit, I have not even started this post yet, and I’ve already lied to you. This is not, in fact, a guide to how to spend a long weekend in Boulder, Colorado. More accurately, it is a guide on how to have a fantastic time around, and occasionally in, Boulder, […]
I am lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel for work. While I do not always go to the most exciting destinations, occasionally, I can visit a city I truly enjoy. Such was the case last month when I jetted off to Portland, Oregon. Here is my quick guide for this quirky city! Stay […]
Hey there! I'm Laurén Ettinger.
Welcome to Flit Float Fly Away!
A travel + lifestyle blog sharing destination tips, travel stories, and everything in between.