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48 hours in Athens

For those of you who know me well, know that I was in Athens for more than 48 hours so you're probably wondering, "Why 48 hours?" Well, I'll tell you why ~ this is a travel suggestion for you, how's that? My eagerness and excitement for our recent trip to Greece was just short of… Continue reading 48 hours in Athens

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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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A weekend in West Sussex, England

An impromptu visit to England this fall helped me explore the eastern shore towns of West Sussex with my sweet friend, Frances. Here's a little blog on a few of our adventures ~

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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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For the love of Beer and Belgium!

I was hoping for a romantic weekend for two to this wonderful little country on the coast. It turned into a beer-run but way cooler!

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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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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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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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Croatia ~ the “IT” place to go!

In casual conversation or intense pursuit of an authentic European experience, Croatia always comes up as "THE place TO GO" in Europe ~ here's why!

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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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Charming Dijon

I had not expected to fall in love with this part of Burgundy. So, I was pleasantly and wonderfully surprised to enjoy this amazing city, here are our highlights ~

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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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Berlin Family Favorites!

I love BERLIN! If you have a day, weekend or a week ~ you will fall in love too!

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Visit Hamburg!

Visiting Hamburg, Germany is incredible ~ here's our weekend learning all about Germany's history, new dialect, great food and the best Zoo I've ever been to!

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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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HOOKED on Verona!

This past weekend I visited Verona, Italy. I hope you don't mind if I share, share, share. When most people hear of Verona their minds turn to love, Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare's infamous play. However, I am here to tell you that the famous balcony is the sneaky hook the Veronese use to bring… Continue reading HOOKED on Verona!