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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 15, 2017

I know all about the touristy side of Venice. You know, muscle beach and all that? I wanted to set out to see a different side of Venice and I found it! I spent the entire day strolling the streets making new discoveries. I started my morning exploring the "walk street...

November 18, 2017

To see the first part of our trip take a look here (Part 1). The second part of our trip began in Killarney. We arrived in the afternoon so had plenty of time to start exploring. Our first stop was the Muckross House. Killarney National Park became the first national p...

October 30, 2017

When I visit a city I like to explore it in two ways. My first visit is always a "tourist" visit. I want to get to know the city by hitting all the popular touristy spots. After my initial visit and I've figured out the lay of the land and feel of a city, then I like t...

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