Travel is something that has always been a part of my life. Whether I’m dreaming about it or actually doing it, I always seem to function better if I’ve got an adventure ahead.

Travel can be big and elaborate or beautifully simple but it always seems to put things back in perspective. We love traveling as a family, but today we are looking into the benefits of traveling as a couple, without your kids.

By Assistant Editor Sarah.

Photos from Liz and Jared’s backpacking trip to the Lost Coast this past December.