memorial memories…

I love three day weekends. love love love them. I love spending time with family, being in the outdoors, drinking wine, eating good food, and spending time with friends by the pool. I got to do all these things this weekend. My heart is happy. 🙂 hope you had a fantastic weekend! hearts and hugs, […]

tips for holiday travel…

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat! Please put a penny in the old man’s hat! If you haven’t got a penny, a hay-penny will do, if you haven’t got a hay-penny, GOD BLESS YOU! Recognize that old tune? If not, just google “Christmas is coming…” and you’ll see what I’m talking about! I […]

feeling so fly…

I have a confession: I love airports. There is something so wonderfully exciting about them. I dress up every time I travel, like they used to do back in the 50’s and 60’s. I love to stroll the walkways and people watch, concocting stories in my head of the background of people around me. Airports […]

why I love…

In an effort to incorporate more of my domestic travels into this blog, I decided to do a “why I love” series. Each post will highlight a US city that I have travelled to, showcasing what it is that I love about the particular place. I’ll be discussing anything and everything. From the food to the weather, […]

i only have HOW much??

I’ve already talked about travelling on a generous budget, but in reality, unless your name starts with Brad and ends with Pitt, you probably couldn’t afford a vacation like that every time! Therefore, budgeting is a key factor when planning most vacations. There are so many ways in which you can save while you spend. […]

please and thank you…travel edition

The screaming baby on a 9 hour flight, and the “choosing-to-ignore-it” parents. The loud talking cell phone user on the adjacent tour bus seat. The complaining companion who only wants to eat at McDonalds, “because it’s safe”. The friend who refuses to leave the hotel, for fear of getting robbed by the crazy locals. In […]

welcome aboard…

Ahhh, I love those two words. I love them because they usually mean I’ve strapped on my safety belt in Row 3A and am sitting poised in my chair, my stack of magazines in my lap, waiting to hear the flight instructions. I love them because I’m about to embark on another adventure. I love […]

spotlight! Florence, Italy (parte uno)

If you couldn’t already tell, a love for travelling runs deep in my veins. There is something about a new city (or a familiar haunt) that sends me into a tizzy of excitement. The sights, the smells, the sounds, the people….I can’t get enough! The world is a truly an amazing place. To think of […]