Ten Ways to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

The thought of a long plane ride causes many would-be travelers to hesitate on taking that life-changing trip. This is just simply silly, my friends. It’s all in the planning. Most travelers plan their “must-do” lists of the places they are traveling to but how many…

VALENCIA TOP FIVE BUCKET LIST IDEAS

When we think of Spain, we often think of vibrant Barcelona or energetic Madrid. All too often, we forget that Valencia has a lot to offer those who are willing to venture further south. Valencia is Spain’s third largest city. It gracefully mixes old with new thus giving it…

DIY LONDON DAYTRIPS

I don’t think I’ll ever tire of London. It’s one of those cities I can return to over and over and love it more with each visit. Yet, despite how much I love London, I do enjoy a break from the city. The following ten daytrips from…

48 HOURS IN DUBLIN, IRELAND

  Have you ever visited a place and thought…I’m going to need more time here? Well, Dublin is that place for me. I recently visited Dublin as part of a longer journey through Europe. I made the mistake thinking 48 hours is plenty. After all, I was looking forward…

ASSISI: A JEWEL IN UMBRIA

Perched upon a hilltop in Central Italy, Assisi is visually stunning and culturally rich. A trip to Italy is not complete without a pilgrimage to this gem in Umbria. It was this stunning Umbrian town that caused me to fall madly and deeply in love with Italy. Assisi is best…

TOP 20 BUCKET LIST PLACES IN THE NEXT TEN YEARS

Every so often, I try to convince myself that staying grounded is a good thing. I then tell myself that I’ve seen enough of the world and now I should live a more “settled” life. But then…something happens. I’ll see a picture on Instagram or Pinterest and…

SPAIN: FIVE PLACES TO SEE FLAMENCO

I believe that in a former life, I was a flamenco dance. I was graceful, beautiful, and held the stares of my adoring fans. Now, this may sound silly but the bad back I currently have is enough evidence to prove that I must have been incredible! Well, maybe not…

TINTAGEL CASTLE: A PHOTO JOURNEY

Steeped in legend and intrigue, Tintagel Castle is a worthy bucket list site on the northeast coast of Cornwall, England. Tintagel Castle is the fabled birthplace of King Arthur. Whether you choose to believe the tales or not, a visit to Tintagel is well worth the effort to get there…

IRELAND’S CLIFFS OF MOHER: A QUICK GUIDE

What measures 215 meters high and 8 kilometers long? What is so spectacular that thousands of visitors gaze upon it daily? Why, it’s the Cliffs of Moher on the western coast of Ireland! Located in County Clare, the Cliffs of Moher are considered by many as one of the…

IRELAND: TEN TIPS FOR DRIVING THE EMERALD ISLE

Driving in Ireland seems to be on everyone’s bucket list, and for very good reason. To say that Ireland is beautiful is an understatement. It is far better to say that Ireland is spectacular. If given the chance, I would be there now. After several trips, we have found…