Visiting Napa Valley during COVID-19

Visiting Napa Valley during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 Pandemic our travels were put to a halt, we were fortunate enough to be able to plan a get-away to California in between multiple state lockdowns in November 2020 to spend some time in Napa Valley and San Francisco. A couple weeks after our trip the state shut down again, so our [...]

How to spend a long weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

How to spend a long weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

As a huge history nerd I had always wanted to visit America's first nation’s capital city. So much of our history began in Philadelphia, including the signing of the Declaration of Independence, so I was eager to visit. Finally one autumn, I booked us flights and we spent a long weekend in the "City of [...]

Mediterranean Meandering: 4-Day Mediterranean Cruise

Mediterranean Meandering: 4-Day Mediterranean Cruise

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”-Gustave Flaubert Our Italy and Spain tour continued! On our last morning in Rome we walked to the Campo De’ Fiori market near the Piazza Navona where you can purchase produce, flowers, spices, and souvenirs to bring home. At the edge [...]

How to Spend 3-Days in Naples, Italy

How to Spend 3-Days in Naples, Italy

Streets of Napoli “Rome is stately and impressive; Florence is all beauty and enchantment; Genoa is picturesque; Venice is a dream city; but Naples is simply – fascinating.”-Lilian Whiting We started our Two week Mediterranean Vacation in Naples, Italy where we stayed for three nights, before making our way to Rome. Our first impression of Naples, came [...]