In January, my husband and I set out on a European adventure where we visited 5 countries. Scotland was our first stop. We flew into Edinburgh and spent two days exploring the city. Our first evening we had dinner at a local Italian restaurant and then went to Dragonfly, a cocktail bar across the street from our Airbnb. If you’re short on time in Edinburgh, … Continue reading Edinburgh, Scotland
Maldives When you think of the most beautiful clear blue waters, stretches of white sand, the Caribbean may come to mind. Nope, I am talking about the incomparable islands of the Maldives. The island country, South of Sri Lanka, is comprised of 1200 islands. Overwater bungalows are most often associated with this tropical paradise. Shortly after my engagement, my then fiancé and I found a … Continue reading The Magnificent Maldives
1. Research, research, research multiple locations in order to find YOUR ideal location. There will be many people who will tell you where to get married because of where THEY want to go. Don’t fall into that trap. Once you and your fiancé have decided what your budget will be, choose locations that fit within your budget. Be mindful of climate, exchange rate, transportation costs, etc. … Continue reading Destination Wedding Do’s!!!
Greece was so much more than I expected. Greece truly has something for everyone; food, culture, beaches, and history. In February, my friends and I ventured off to Greece to spend a few days in Athens and a couple days in Santorini. We stayed in an Airbnb in both locations. Our first night we roamed the streets of Athens in search of Greek food. We … Continue reading Greece Oh My!
For several years, India has been on my bucket list. Last year I bought a ticket; but for work reasons I had to cancel at the last minute. Lo and behold this fall, I found an unbeatable flight for $450 from JFK to New Delhi. Game on, India here I come. I admit the Taj Mahal was my primary reason for wanting to visit India. … Continue reading Enchanting India
A few weeks ago I embarked on a travel experience unlike any other. I took my 13-year-old niece on her first, hopefully not last, international trip. The last few years my niece Zoie has asked me to take her on a trip. Thankfully the stars aligned and I finally made it happen. Initially, I wanted to take my niece to Mexico to visit my brother … Continue reading Teenage Travel
Never in my life had I been more nervous before going through customs. You would have thought I was on an episode of “Locked Up Abroad.” For years, going to Cuba had been almost impossible for U.S citizens to visit. Even though the entry requirements have changed, I was still afraid I would be denied entry. After standing in line for a few minutes, the … Continue reading Bienvenido a Cuba
Exactly two weeks ago, my parents and I returned from our vacation to Italy, England, Jordan, and Egypt. We had a blast! However, there were definitely a few hiccups. These are a few tips to help you prepare for your next vacation! Be sure to solicit feedback about people’s preferences regarding flight times. For example, one of the flights I booked to Luxor left around … Continue reading Family Trip Recap!
As some of you may recall, in January of 2016 my parents and I ventured off to Europe for an epic vacation. Along the way we stopped in Israel, France, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. When I think of all the trips I’ve been blessed to take, it is definitely my most memorable trip. After we returned home, my dad immediately ordered a Europe guidebook to help … Continue reading Family Trip Round II
This past April I ventured on an epic trip across South America spanning Argentina, Uruguay, Chilé, and the small Central American country Panama. It was truly nothing short of amazing. It was my second go round in Argentina but the rest was completely unknown to me. Chile had been on my list for a while and I desired to visit Uruguay because I knew virtually … Continue reading Bienvenido a Sudamérica