Author: Sara Beth

Winter in Shenandoah National Park

When most people think of taking an afternoon drive to the country, they imagine rustic settings, green leaves, and small towns. This past weekend, Mr. InnerCompass and I headed west with no specific destination in mind. Without a map or app guiding our way, we drove until our wandering had led us within a few miles of the northern entrance to Shenandoah National Park. As you will come to learn, it is nearly impossible to keep me away from a national park, so we followed the signs and drove on it. I had read on twitter last week that...

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New River Gorge National River in West Virginia

Every year, Hubs and I celebrate our wedding anniversary by buying new gadgets or by taking a trip. Usually, each of these trips tends to focus on a specific park or city. However, this time I decided to plan a trip for us that focused on waterfalls. While most of us like waterfalls, Hubs grew up in the desert and loves them. I began looking for waterfall destinations that could be reached and explored during a long weekend away from DC. One of the areas that came up most frequently, and had great reviews, was the New River Gorge National...

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St. Patrick’s Day on the Dingle Peninsula

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and my Irish heritage, I’ve decided to post a short photo essay from my first trip to Ireland. While my travel companions and I did quite a bit of adventuring, I quickly fell in love with the Dingle Peninsula. Not only is this my favorite area of Ireland, but one of my favorite places on earth. The raw beauty and friendly villagers make this area a must-stop if you ever find yourself in Ireland. John Benny Moriarty, the best pint in Dingle Sheep grazing on the Dingle Peninsula Dunmore Head (from Slea Head)...

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About Sara Beth

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I'm a gypsy soul from Driftless Wisconsin who is trying to stay grounded in the city by embracing my roots. My heart belongs to my Hubs and our slightly crazy dog, Rackers. Driven by a serious case of wanderlust, I enjoy afternoon drives, road trips, exploring national parks, and easy-ish hikes to waterfalls.

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