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Interesting Eilat ~ Israel

This past November on a chilly “Black Friday” I had the opportunity to buy some very inexpensive tickets to Israel. I hopped on it, snapped up those tickets jiffy quick. I probably should have looked at my map first. But for under €30/ticket I thought, “why not?” So off to Israel we go in January… Continue reading Interesting Eilat ~ Israel

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French Christmas markets in the Alsace

From Straßbourg to Prague to Krakow - you can find a Christmas market or Christkindlemarkt in about every town in Europe now. In the Alsace, they bring tradition, finesse and fun ~ here's why they are on my Christmas "must-do" list!

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A day trip to Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck was a day trip this time we went to Austria but there is Oh...so much more to see and do ~ have to add it the list!

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A day in Assisi ~ ITALY

Whether Assisi is your destination or a stop along an Italian tour it is an absolute MUST-SEE!

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Visit Perugia, Italy ~

When I crave true Italy, I think of Perugia. This past fall, I visited Perugia again, making it my THIRD VISIT IN A YEAR! Yes, I love it!

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Antwerp, Belgium for the Weekend!

The little country of Belgium has always been one of my favorites, The understated city of Antwerp is definitely a keeper.

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Hiking the Austrian Alps

Hiking the Alps! An absolutely incredible experience - a 5 day adventure itinerary that tested all of our limits ~

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Visiting Le Luberon, France

Le Luberon - in the Provence area of Côte d'Azur ~ absolutely stunning, lots to do and see but also an opportunity to wrap yourself in rest and relaxation. Here's our itinerary from last weekend's trip!

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Welcome to Germany

Willkommen auf Deutschland! I've written a blog I hope will calm some fears, remove some myths and excite you about all the wonders of Europe.

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What to do in Edinburgh ~ Scotland

Almost as soon as you arrive in Edinburgh you'll begin hearing bagpipes and seeing kilt's everywhere. These images and sounds immediately transport you to another time. This was my second visit to the incredible capital city of Edinburgh, Scotland and I am so excited to share my love for this town with you too. I… Continue reading What to do in Edinburgh ~ Scotland

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Inverness, Scotland ~ the Highlands

The landscape and natural beauty of the Highlands in Scotland took my breath away and left me yearning for more. Here are just a few highlights and sites to see ~

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Bellagio, Lake Como ~ don’t just stop!

Sometimes, when I visit a destination, it surprises me. This was the case with Bellagio, Lake Como. This stunningly, beautiful little town on Lake Como was everything I thought it would be and much, much more.

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The Best of Myrtle Beach ~ South Carolina

Over the years I have traveled up and down the America's east coast and arguably the Carolina coastline is some of the best. It's become a summer go-to place that is just a part of the fabric of my family.

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Berchtesgaden – beyond Garmisch

We stumbled upon Berchtesgaden over twenty years ago on a family vacation as we were heading to Garmisch.  Recently, I have had the pleasure of making Berchtesgaden a pit-stop on the way to Slovenia, twice!

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Istrian Peninsula ~ Slovenia

It looks a LOT like Venice but wait it's Slovenia - The mediterranean RIVIERA along the northern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia is full of beaches, sun and fun!

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sLOVEnia

I've heard all the chatter, I've read all the blogs, now it was time for me to discover for myself. This land of green in every shade, the warmth of its people and their amazing history will forever be etched in my heart.

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Exploring KRKA Park

If you love natural beauty, hiking, biking and discovering history in Europe, beautiful KRKA park in Croatia is just about PERFECT!

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Brussels Weekend

Brussels, Belgium, this stunning city is lovely, easy to get to and fun to explore ~ Check out contributing writer Claire Bingham's recent adventure to this UNESCO World Heritage City.

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Discover Spring around Stuttgart

There are six seasons that we celebrate in Germany - spring is just one of my favorites. Here's some help for you to discover the prettiest of season's here around Stuttgart.

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Adventures in Malta ~

Just a weekend is all you need to fall in love with the little island of Malta and have a few adventures!

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Exploring Bavaria…beyond Garmisch

Exploring Bavaria has to be one of the best assignments I've ever given myself! I knew nothing about the beautiful destination of Tegernsee, WOW! was I in for a surprise.

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How to write an E-book ~ Write what you love!

Do you have an E-book in you? Maybe you do ~ write what you love and the rest comes easy. Here's how I got started ~

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Train Travel in Europe

Intimidated about taking the train in Europe? Don't be ~ here are a few lessons I've learned about this fun, easy and affordable way to see this part of the world!

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Where to stay? ~ Here’s how to book that place!

"Where do we stay?" I'm asked this all the time, here's how I narrow it down ~

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Fall in love with Vermont

Vermont's amber waves of gold, orange, red and green are so inspirational ~ the people, so COOL! If you haven't been yet, you should go! Here is how I fell in love with Vermont.

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Cooking in Italy…Umbria

Ever wonder what it's like to take an authentic Italian cooking class and spend a few days in Bella, Italy! Here's our long weekend in the hills of Umbria.

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One day in Prague

Is Prague on your "must-see" list? Here is a walking map, links to locations, excellent restaurant recommendation and much more! For this and other traveling ideas, visit www.travelwithwendy.net

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My top 10 favorite Travel Bloggers

Ever wonder where a travel blogger gets inspiration, that's easy...great friends and other travel bloggers! This week I'm highlighting my top 10 favs

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All aboard! Scenic railroads in southern Germany

This summer we explored the different scenic railroads of southern Germany. From the valleys along the Danube to the Black Forest enjoy this beautiful land.

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Hiking the Zugspitze!

Hiking the Zugspite was an amazing incredible unforgettable experience! Here's a little bit from my latest journey