Welcome to Lilies and Lightning Bugs, I’m so happy you’re here!
Lilies and Lightning Bugs is a travel, bucket list, and food blog featuring the best destinations, tips & guides, bucket list inspiration, and good eats from around the world, including my hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
I have done quite a bit of traveling over the course of my life, mainly in recent years. Shortly after graduating college I booked my first international trip to Europe and have been on the go ever since. To date, I’ve been to 24 states, 14 countries, and countless cities.
After every trip, I am frequently asked the following questions:
- How does traveling, sometimes solo, come so easily?
- How am I lucky enough to visit so many wonderful places?
- How do I plan trips without the use of a travel agent? etc, etc.
And I get it! Planning a vacation and following through with those plans can be tough and nerve-wracking. So I hope to use this space as a way to teach others what I have learned. More importantly than that, I want to inspire the confidence to take the first step out the door and explore this great world before it’s too late. As with most things, the first step is the hardest!
I also hope that you are inspired to create your own bucket list and follow along as I tick some major things off mine!
Some of my favorites include:
Riding a camel through the Sahara Desert…
Swimming with manatees in Florida…
and finally setting foot on the Cliffs of Moher…
So pull up a chair, stick around for a while, and have fun exploring.
If you wanna know more about yours truly you can head over to the meet Stephanie page.
If you have any questions or ideas for future topics you can shoot me a message, here
Hope to hear from y’all!