Abbie Mood

10 Things to Do in Toronto

by Abbie Mood on April 16, 2012

Toronto is a big city. In fact, it’s the largest city in Canada, the fifth largest in North America, and has over 100 different cultures, which makes it a difficult decision in narrowing down exactly what to do on your next trip. Don’t worry – we have sifted through the options and found 10 of […]


Visiting Faro

by Abbie Mood on March 20, 2012

Faro Cathedral, Portugal

Faro is the southernmost city in the country of Portugal, and has been inhabited since the Paleolithic Age. Because of this, Faro has been settled many times by different groups of people, meaning you can find both Arab and Roman ruins in the city. Even if you aren’t a history buff, you’ll appreciate the intricate art and […]


The Wetlands Park, Las Vegas, NV

A visit to the Las Vegas strip can be overwhelming – nights filled with casinos and shows, days filled with shopping and walking around sightseeing. Sometimes it can be nice to get away from the lights and the action to get some fresh air in your lungs and some blood pumping through your legs. On […]


Quick Guide to Skiing in Colorado

by Abbie Mood on January 13, 2012

Breckenridge Ski Resort

Now that winter is well under way, it is a great time to hit the slopes for some skiing or snowboarding in one of the most popular ski states in the United States – Colorado. Most of the areas in Colorado are nestled in the Rocky Mountains off of I-70, usually just a day or […]


On my recent trip to Hawaii I stayed at the Hale Kai Bed and Breakfast just outside downtown Hilo. Knowing that every B&B is different and has its own style, I wasn’t sure what to expect. It turned out to be a place that I’m excited to share with The Traveler’s Way readers. The Hale […]


The Pacific Coast Highway, also known as the PCH and CA-1, is a 600+ mile tour of the best beaches that California has to offer. It starts in Southern California at Dana Point, weaving in and out of cities and towns until it ends in Northern California when it hits Highway 101 in Leggett. Because […]


Visiting Historic Hilo, Hawaii

by Abbie Mood on July 6, 2011

King Kamehameha Statue

When I first learned I’d be visiting Hilo, on the east side of Hawaii’s Big Island, I knew very little about the city. Once I arrived, though, I learned that Hilo has a rich history and the people living there are enthusiastic about sharing it with visitors. The Big Island is where Captain Cook first […]


Plan a Wonderful Weekend in Ojai, California

by Abbie Mood on May 31, 2011

If you are looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, head just 90 minutes northwest to the town of Ojai. Ojai is a community popular with artists, musicians, and health enthusiasts, making it the ideal place to “get away from it all.”  Just 12 miles inland from the coast and […]