Let’s Talk Christmas Markets

According to the calendar, it’s spring, but someone needs to tell Mother Nature because we got a huge dump of snow last night and it’s put me in the mood to look back over the German Christmas Markets I’d experienced a few years ago. There’s...

Spa Weekend in Banff with a Teen

There’s nothing quite like a luxury spa experience in Banff at the Fairmont Springs Hotel. If you’re looking for luxury, pampering and a day of ‘ahhh’, this is the place. At least, I thought so. My teenage daughter – not so much. I have...

Upcoming Trip: 17 Mile Drive in California

The 17-mile drive along the California coast is known to be one of the most beautiful road trips you could take in California. It’s a winding road along the Pacific coast that is calling out to the wanderlust in this author’s heart. And in 7 weeks...

Dear self…

Dear self… Just because you’re not able to hop on a plane and go anywhere that is new and exciting doesn’t mean you can’t still dream about it. Where would you go if you could? What location would you love to explore? Make a list, write it...

#TravelTuesday: Chocolate at Harrods

My first #TravelTuesday deserves to be about Harrods in London. My first time experiencing Harrods was during Spring in 2013. This may sound silly, but whenever I think about that trip, my first memory isn’t visiting Kensington Palace or riding the Tube or...

Driving through Germany

One thing I love about traveling is it pushes me beyond my comfort zone. And trust me, I have a lot of comfort zones that I need pushed out of. One such zone was driving in Europe. Specifically – Germany. I’d read countless blogs about driving in Germany...