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
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!
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
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
Iceland is a country which wasn’t on my radar until recently. Wow Airlines is a budget airlines which makes flights to Reykjavik hard to pass up. My flight from L.A to Iceland was $270. Because Wow airlines is a budget airline, they charge for everything like advance seat selection, luggage, food, water, etc. However, if you know how to pack light and don’t mind bringing … Continue reading Iceland
Oslo was my final stop in Scandinavia. I spent a day there on my way back to Copenhagen, which is where my return flight home left from. I have to say I enjoyed Oslo the most. From start to finish, I was captivated by the sheer beauty of the city. The weather was absolutely perfect. Most people talk about how expensive Oslo is but … Continue reading A day in Norway
So much to see, so little time… Continue reading 24 hours in Stockholm, Sweden
Shortly after I returned from Europe, I was asked how is it that I feel comfortable traveling alone. The truth of the matter is although I may arrive alone, my trip is rarely spent by my lonesome. However, I do enjoy my company very much which makes solo trips all the more enjoyable. If you wait on people to go places, you will more often than … Continue reading Solo Tripping in Scandinavia- Copenhagen
In 2013, I returned from serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Lanchkhuti, Georgia. It was definitely an experience full of smiles, laughter, and tears. Living in Georgia was a challenging yet rewarding period in my life. I knew when I left in 2013, that I would come back one day to see the people who have made an indelible impact on my life. In … Continue reading A reunion three years in the making…