We saw almost all of Rome, on foot, in three days, and it wouldn’t have been possible without good walking shoes and thick socks. If you enjoy sightseeing or photography, or just like going at your own pace and want to save money, skip the tours you’ll see signs everywhere for and have the adventure of a lifetime in the Eternal City.
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You may have noticed how much I love basket purses. I’ve started quite the collection, with 14 and counting, my closet is beginning to look like a basket weaver’s workshop! Under $100 and one of a kind, these unique purses are the perfect way to bring new life to your wardrobe, and they go with everything!
If you’ve heard that Epcot isn’t as fun as the other parks, I’m here to try to change your minds. Maybe I’m excited about it because it’s a travel themed theme park, which is clearly right up my alley, or maybe it’s because I don’t like when things aren’t given a fair shake, but either way, I’m sharing all of the fun things to see and do in each region of the park, along with my favorite foods to eat and drink at Epcot, as well as a few fun facts about various regions. I hope this encourages you to spend some quality time at Epcot on your next trip to Walt Disney World!
Learning how to avoid travel scams will help make you a much more confident and capable traveler. Once you learn what to look out for, and which preventative measures you can take to keep you and your belongings safe, traveling won’t feel so daunting, and you’ll be able to more fully enjoy your travels.
My Chicago Guide, created in partnership with Choose Chicago, will share the most interesting things to do, the best luxury accomodations, and the best places to eat in the Windy City. I love visiting Chicago, and it’s always been a special place for me and my husband, because we have so many happy memories here together. I can’t wait to share the many, many reasons we love Chicago!
This Q&A is all about my husband Robin, how we met, how he proposed, what our wedding was like, our vow renewal and more about our friendship and relationship, based on the questions I most commonly receive via email, my blog, and other social media. I hope this helps you to get to know us a little bit better, and answers some of the most commonly asked questions people have about the two of us and adventures together.
Today, I’m answering the common quesiton “What are UNESCO World Heritage Sites?” by outlining what they are, why they are important, and why you should add them to your travel itineraries whenever possible. There are currently 1,121 UNESCO Sites around the world, which means that you’ve probably visited or been very close to at least one if you’ve done any amount of traveling. Which heritage sites have you visited thus far?
I’ve studied Japanese, German, French, Spanish, and Latin in school, and several other languages independently, and used these languages to travel the world. Being able to speak to another person in their language, even if you don’t do it perfectly, is one of the greatest feelings in the world, because it opens up a world of possibilities to you. Quite literally, you can more easily travel and explore the world! Here’s how to quickly learn another language, including tips on how to select study aids, studying strategies, and reasons why learning another language is one of the best possible investments you can make in your own life.
Goldfinch Tavern, located inside the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, serves up some of the most inventive, refreshing, and nourishing meals in all of Washington. Dine inside their modern tavern, with its warm, inviting, caramel and gunmetal grey color scheme, or dine roof side next to the hotel’s infinity pool, with incredible views of the Seattle Great Wheel, Puget Sound, and the surrounding islands.
The Four Seasons Hotel Seattle was one of the most beautiful hotels we’ve ever visited. Situated along Puget Sound, this tranquil hotel was our home away from home for the final evening of our time in Seattle. We witnessed one of the most beautiful sunsets we’ve ever seen over the Sound from the hotel’s infinity pool deck, savored culinary delights at Goldfinch Tavern, received world-class service from every hotel staff we encountered, and were positively pampered with a full range of amenities that Four Seasons Hotels are famous for all over the world.
Sawyer Restaurant in Seattle was one of the best places I’ve ever eaten. This unassuming restuarant inside of a former sawmill serves some of the very best seafood and vegetables we’ve ever had. A James Beard Semi-Finalist, this New American restaurant offers a seasonal menu that changes based on what’s available in the Pacific Northwest, while always maintaining a fine-dining atmosphere, impeccable plating and presentations, by only ever using the highest-quality ingredients.