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May 22, 2018

Ah, spring time in Paris. Does it get any better? It was a gorgeous day in May when I found myself with twelve hours to wander the streets of Paris. Follow along as I spend a perfect day in Paris.

As luck would have it, our plane touched down in Paris on what could only...

April 19, 2018

If you travel to Denver, Union Station is a must for your sightseeing agenda. Not only is it stunning eye candy, it also hosts a coffee shop, restaurants, bars, a bookstore and a hotel. I was lucky enough to be able to spend one night at this historic landmark, and I w...

March 28, 2018

Many years ago, when my girls were young, we took them back to visit their birthplace. We wanted them to experience the beauty of their homeland. Guatemala is always a country exploding with vibrant colors but this is especially true during Holy Week in Antiqua. They c...

March 11, 2018

Are you a fellow book lover? If you're like me, than one of your first destinations when visiting a city is the local bookstore. Before I travel, I gather a list of bookstores I want to visit. And you know what? The journey always leads me to discovering the essence of...

February 24, 2018

When my husband came home from work and said that his business was closed on Monday, my response was "let's go somewhere!". It had been a few years since we visited one of our favorite local cities, and since it's only a 90 minute drive, we chose Louisville, Kentucky a...

February 11, 2018

I recently found myself with an opportunity to travel to Santa Monica with my husband. An overnight getaway at the historic, boutique hotel Case del Mar? Yes, please! Join me to take a peek inside this iconic hotel. (this review is solely my own and not sponsored...

February 4, 2018

Pour yourself a beverage, find a comfy spot and join me as I wander the streets of Santa Monica.

                                                            The Santa Monica Pier...

January 23, 2018

Recently we found ourselves with a 24 hour layover in Paris.

What to do? What to do? Obviously, you can't do it all so I

quickly came to terms with the reality that I wouldn't be able

to see everything. Once that pressure was off, I was able to

relax. This was my third vis...

January 9, 2018

A few months ago I found myself with a day in Dublin. It was my second visit. (you can read about my first trip here) I had visited many of the touristy sights the first time around so this visit I wanted to wander the streets and see what I could discover myself. I de...

December 29, 2017

I have read about and seen pictures on Instagram of London at Christmas. Wow, they weren't lying! London definitely knows how to do Christmas with lights and trees and markets at every turn. I had only two and half days so I had to cover as much ground as I could.

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