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 [...]

Northern France: 4-5 Day Itinerary to/from Paris

Northern France: 4-5 Day Itinerary to/from Paris

If you plan to spend some time in Paris, I would encourage you to rent a car and spend some time in the countryside. There are so many beautiful cities you can visit, we stayed near Mont St. Michel and Bayeux which were two great choices. Mont St. Michel is located near several really interesting [...]

Road Trip through Northern France: Mont St. Michel, Normandy, Bayeux, and more!

Road Trip through Northern France: Mont St. Michel, Normandy, Bayeux, and more!

One of the first really big nomadic trips I planned was our two-week road trip through the northern part of France where we stayed in four different locations (two in Paris). I learned a lot while planning this trip, however, this was nothing compared to the planning that went into the two-week trip through the [...]

Three Action-packed Days in London

Three Action-packed Days in London

"By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show."Samuel L. Jackson The three days we spent in London were so fun and filled with fantastic food, great sights and history, amazing architecture, and too many fun memories to put down on paper- or even remember for that matter! My [...]