3 Top European Ski Destinations

3 Top European Ski Destinations

Hey Jetlag Junkies!   Okay, confession time. I am not exactly what you would call an "avid skier." If you know me personally, you are probably laughing right now. Don't get me wrong, I love the mountains! I'm just more of an aprés-ski kind of girl (if you catch my drift). Even so, folks are always asking me where the..........
Iconic European Photo Ops

Iconic European Photo Ops

    True story: the first time my daughter saw the Eiffel Tower, she screamed. I don’t mean that metaphorically (“she was so excited she screamed”). I mean she really and truly let out a Level Nine “these aren’t my parents” scream in the middle of Avenue de la Bourdonnais. Had we not been obvious Americans  in full view of..........
10 Commandments of European Travel

10 Commandments of European Travel

Why we need rules for European Travel Quite simply, we need rules for European travel because we have a bad habit of getting in our own way (on top of everyone else's). As an avid traveler myself, I've seen first hand how not following some simple principles can wreck a trip you've dreamed of and saved up for. I always..........
Last-Minute Travel Inspiration for 2017

Last-Minute Travel Inspiration for 2017

Good news! I’ve got my summer beach trip booked!!! After Paris, I found myself in need of some travel inspiration, but it turned out that the answer was right under my nose. I know, I know…you were waiting with bated breath to see where I would travel next, right? Well the verdict is in, and we have decided to return..........
Why I’m Taking My Kid To Europe

Why I’m Taking My Kid To Europe

I have a confession. But first, a little background. When my husband and I were engaged, we attended a marriage prep class at our church. I remember one of the "experienced" couples leading the class explained something about how, when you have a child, you want them to be with you all the time...you want to take them everywhere and..........
Valentine’s Day Special: 12 Romantic Destinations to Visit in 2017

Valentine’s Day Special: 12 Romantic Destinations to Visit in 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day! We are celebrating the most precious of #HallmarkHolidays by shining a little light on some of the world’s most romantic destinations. These places are made for canoodling, proposals, and PDA. Not feeling the love this year? Interestingly enough, almost all of these soul-stirring spots also happen to be perfect for solo travelers! 12 Romantic Destinations You Should Visit..........
How Much Does a Trip to Europe Cost?

How Much Does a Trip to Europe Cost?

"How do I budget for my Europe trip?" I am in the business of planning personalized trips to Europe. I book every single component and design complicated itineraries. One thing I can tell you is that no two trips are exactly the same—at least not if I’m planning them! “How much does a trip to Europe cost?” is a question..........
2017 Travel List

2017 Travel List

Happy New Year! If you’re like most people, you’re starting to think about planning your next vacation now that the holidays are over. Maybe you’re trying to sneak in some family time over spring break, indulge in a romantic getaway for two, or make memories with some of your favorite people. (I’ve actually got all those things on my 2017 travel..........
The Best European Beaches Ranked

The Best European Beaches Ranked

Let’s be honest. We live in direct proximity to the Caribbean Sea and its never-ending list of sprawling beach resorts. I love a Caribbean vacation and try to indulge in one at least once a year! So, before the responses roll in, I AM NOT HATING ON THE CARIBBEAN!!!! When I think about the things I love the most about..........
The BEST European Ski Destinations

The BEST European Ski Destinations

Do you remember that line in Jerry Maguire when Cush, the top draft pick trying to decide between Denver or San Diego, indifferently declares, “I’ll either surf or ski.” The goal for Cush was simple: he just wanted to play football. The location was irrelevant. I’m not quite sure it’s as easy for us travelers. I am a beach baby..........