5 Reasons to Put Jordan on Your Bucket List

As long as I can remember, Jordan has been on my bucket list for one reason: the Dead Sea. Here are four other reasons to visit (as though you need them!).

What to Pack for Indianapolis (and Summer in the Midwest)

I’m headed to Indianapolis this weekend — the Crossroads of America, and the heart of the intense Midwest summer weather. Here’s what to pack if you’re planning the same.

On my 28th Birthday: A 30 Before 30 Checkup

Six months down, twenty-four to go. Here is my annual checkup on my 30 Before 30 goals… just in time for my birthday!

30 Before 30

With only 30 months before I turn 30 years old, I’ve written a list of goals to help make my birthday a celebration of the past while looking eagerly toward the future.

How to Pick the Perfect Pacific Coast Highway Rental Car

When planning your ultimate PCH road trip, don’t skip choosing a perfect car. Here’s how to pick the ultimate Pacific Coast Highway Rental.

Where to Begin: My Travel Bucket List

Welcome to the first post on Valerie & Valise! Learn about my travel bucket list, a set of goals I want to accomplish in my life and document on this blog.