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Category: Weekend Trips

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…

A MUGGLE MOM’S GUIDE TO THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

I’m not going to lie. I LOVE the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. My boys and I are huge fans. We’ve read all the books and watched all the movies multiple times. So, it goes without question, when the Wizarding World of Harry Potter arrived at Universal Studios…

BEAUTY IN THE DESERT: BELLAGIO HOTEL CONSERVATORY

Las Vegas is best known for the slogan, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Unfortunately, this saying often gives the perception that Las Vegas is “shady.” While there is definitely some truth to this perception, Las Vegas does have some pretty amazing sites. One of the most spectacular sites…

SEVILLE: THE SOUL OF SPAIN

The crown jewel of Andalusia, Seville presents itself with both classic style and urban vigor. Traveling through Andalusia on a ten-day journey, we thought Seville warranted two days. In hindsight, Seville deserved so much more. There is a lot to see and do in Seville, a city rich in…