Building Your Bucket List

Building Your Bucket List

[Pin it for later!] Where have you always wanted to go, and what have you always wanted to experience? As we gaze wistfully out our windows during quarantine, dreaming of the day we can travel again, it seems that “someday” is always in the future. Well now is the...
Top 5 Places To Travel in Fall

Top 5 Places To Travel in Fall

[Pin it for later!] The shoulder months are always a great time to travel. The weather isn’t as extreme as summer, the prices are generally lower, and the attractions are often less crowded. With travel plans for the spring shoulder months now dashed by travel...
4 Ways to Skip Security Lines at the Airport

4 Ways to Skip Security Lines at the Airport

There’s nothing worse than the stress of running late to catch a flight. These days you need to factor in an extra three hours to get to the airport, check in, and get through security. When you land back home, you stumble off an international flight and...
Three Unique Places to See the Northern Lights

Three Unique Places to See the Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis ( or the Northern Lights ) is at the top of many bucket lists. And rightfully so! This amazing natural phenomenon has sparked legends of sky warriors, spirits, and far distant dawns. It has kept people looking up at the long winter night sky for...
A First-Timer’s Feedback

A First-Timer’s Feedback

My friend Clare recently asked me to help arrange a family trip to Italy — for her and her husband, and their high-school-age son, visiting her older son who is spending a semester in Florence. It was their first trip to Europe, and they had an ambitious...
Travel moments that touch your soul

Travel moments that touch your soul

I’m still trying to absorb today’s news about the fire at Notre Dame, and the potentially-devastating damage to a building that is not only an historical and religious treasure, but the literal heart of the city of Paris. My husband and I sat at the dinner table...