Holiday Getaway

For the first time in my life, I spent Christmas away from my family. This is my favorite holiday and my family are Christmas people. Traditionally, we always spend it together as much as we can. Needless to say, I don’t ever travel around this time. But the end of 2017 seemed to work itself…

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What’s your favorite country?

This is my most frequently asked question. Even at this moment, I still have a hard time answering it. To be fair to myself and to the questioner, I would default to a top five answer. And to be quite honest, I give different answers every time depending on my mood. It’s a tricky question,…

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Groupon Getaway Guide

Since the dawn of e-commerce marketplaces like Groupon and LivingSocial, travel has become more affordable for thousands of people. I always get questions about these kinds of travel deals and if I have bought trips from Groupon. The answer is yes. I don’t normally go for all-inclusive packages but my last two all-inclusive trips were…

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Work -Life Balance or Not

My biggest travel motivation was achieving that work-life balance thing. It’s such an American concept, I know but it is still a sad reality. In the States, there are no siestas and employees are expected to work more than forty-hours a week. On top of that, most companies have AWFUL vacation benefits or in some…

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Bergen’s Best

Bergen may be the rainiest place in Norway but its charm was more than enough to win me over. I spent a day in Bergen as part of an overnight layover to Prague and I had a great time exploring this historical port city. My Bergen Top Five: 1. BRYGGEN Beautiful Bryggen has become the most…

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Five Best Things about Santorini

The one dream island I’ve always wanted to visit as long as I remember was Santorini. Those amazing postcard images have been stuck in my head for years. My life is no Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, but a girl can dream. And so when I was finally able to go, I was determined to make it as unforgettable as possible. I turned…

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