A weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is a place that intrigued for a while, but I put off going there, because it’s so close. In fact, I haven’t been to Paris either for the same reason. I’m not sure what my logic behind it is – I guess I just think I could do a roadtrip there at any time.Continue reading “A weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland”

Galway and the Cliffs of Moher

People are obsessed with Ireland. More specifically, it seems Americans are obsessed with all things Irish. I’m pretty sure we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day harder than Ireland does. I’m willing to venture a guess that Ireland is one of the top European travel destinations for Americans. After all, it is the “closest”. A flight fromContinue reading “Galway and the Cliffs of Moher”

Five Favorites in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is one of those cities that is on almost everyone’s bucket list. It was never high on my list, but I knew it was somewhere I wanted to go, especially with it’s close proximity to England. I’m past the age where drinking in bars or pubs is what I want out of a trip,Continue reading “Five Favorites in Dublin, Ireland”

A Guide to Christmas in London

London is seriously one of my favorite places! I know I say that about almost every place I write, but London is definitely my favorite “big city”. It is the perfect mix of historic and modern, with a splash of all things royal. I mean, who doesn’t love guards in black fur hats? There isContinue reading “A Guide to Christmas in London”

My first solo trip – Budapest, Hungary

Budapest was not only a great trip, but also my first solo trip, though it wasn’t planned that way. It worked out to be a great, forced, opportunity for me to try something I hadn’t done – travel alone. Originally, when we booked this trip, my husband was planning on coming. He had a planeContinue reading “My first solo trip – Budapest, Hungary”