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”

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”

Pembrokeshire, Wales – a weekend on the coast!

Before I moved to England, I thought the United Kingdom was entirely synonymous with England. I guess I just thought Wales (and Scotland) were their own separate countries. Wales is definitely in driving distance (around 5 hours) from where we live, and the thought of driving to another country is just so cool! Especially whenContinue reading “Pembrokeshire, Wales – a weekend on the coast!”

Malta, the island nation between Sicily and Northern Africa

So here’s a funny story… I tend to put potential travel destinations in my phone’s weather app, so I can see what the weather is like, if I’m missing out, should I visit in fall, etc. When my husband saw a picture of Malta online, he said “We should go there sometime”. So I promptlyContinue reading “Malta, the island nation between Sicily and Northern Africa”