Sightseeing in Seattle

Sightseeing in Seattle

We spent a great week on the west coast exploring three amazing cities: Vancouver, British Columbia, Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon (more posts to come!). We took a bus from Vancouver, where we had been for a conference, to Seattle. We rented a car to have the freedom to explore the city and later take [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Mediterranean Meandering: Itinerary for Two Weeks in Italy and Spain

Mediterranean Meandering: Itinerary for Two Weeks in Italy and Spain

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”- Pat Conroy What better way to bring in another year of life than to spend two weeks exploring Italy and Spain with your best friend? Seriously, [...]

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 [...]