• Wadingin the water | Bohinj, Slovenia

    Let’s All Go to Bohinj

    Bohinj Slovenia is one of my favorite places I’ve ever traveled. Bold statement, I know, but there was something about this very chill summer lakeside utopia that enchanted me. When we planned…

  • Graffiti at the Viadukt | Zurich, Switzerland

    Zurich West is Cool Zurich

    Zurich West is the place to be in Zurich – it used to be the industrial district and is currently transitioning into the cool new gentrified millenial hotspot in the city. This…

  • Piazza archway | Venice, Italy

    Venice in the Summer

    Venice, Italy in the summer might be literally drowned in tourists, but it is still as beautiful and disneyland-ish as it ever was. A family trip to Slovenia brought us to Venice…

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    Puerto de Mogan: The Cutest Tourist Town I Ever Did See

    Prepare for photo overload. Puerto de Mogan, a tiny fishing town situated on the southwestern corner of Gran Canaria, is THE cutest tourist town I’ve ever seen. Yes, it is packed with European and Scandinavian…

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    Santa Brigida, Gran Canaria

    When we booked our cottage in the mountains of Gran Canaria, I knew nothing about the nearby town Santa Brigida. It was big enough that I figured we’d find restaurants and grocery stores –…

  • Cottage garden walkway | Santa Brigida, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Renting a Cottage in Gran Canaria

    After visiting Fuerteventura, the Canary Island known for wind, beaches, wind, and more wind, we headed to Gran Canaria – the island known as the mini continent. They call Gran Canaria the mini continent…

  • Colors of the El Cotillo lagoon beach | Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain

    Fuerteventura? Never Heard of It.

    This is what the airline ticket counter lady said to me as she handed me my boarding passes at JFK airport: “Here are your boarding passes for Madrid, and then your connection…

  • Wet cobblestone in Le Marais | Paris, France

    Le Marais in Photos

    Le Marais is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris. Why? Because it’s the perfect place to practice the simple art of getting lost. Without a map or a plan on our winter…

  • Geraniums at Vezir Cave Suites | Goreme, Turkey

    Local Spotlight: Vezir Cave Suites in Cappadocia

    Staying in a cave hotel is part of the Cappadocia experience, and Vezir Cave Suites is a comfortable centrally located option. Cappadocia’s network of caves and rock churches, pigeon homes, and labyrinthine…

  • Pears and mandarin oranges | Bastille Market | Paris, France

    Market Heaven in Paris: Marche Bastille

    There’s nothing better than visiting a farmer’s market in the heart of one of the world’s best food cities. And if you are hoping to visit a market that not only offers…

  • Rainy day at the Pigalle metro in Montmatre | Paris, France

    Paris in February: Is It a Good Idea?

    Question of the day: Is visiting Paris in February a good idea? “Paris is always a good idea,” says Audrey Hepburn in the 1954 movie Sabrina. Like New York, Paris never sleeps…

  • Lounge chairs on Elbow Beach | Coco Reef, Bermuda

    Bermuda with a Newborn: Yes Please.

    ** On the heels of writing about my favorite beach destination for a dog, I am writing about my favorite beach destination for a newborn baby. Because it’s only fair that the baby…

  • Bodie on the rocks at Lewes Beach | Delaware

    Where to Take Your Dog to the Beach in Delaware

    Delaware is one of the best places on the East Coast to bring your dog to the beach. There are nice hotels and vacation rentals, plenty of restaurants with outdoor dog-friendly dining,…

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    Postcards from a Florida Keys Road Trip

    The Florida Keys couldn’t be set up more perfectly for a road trip than if I design them myself. The five major island groups are thinly stretched along Highway 1, starting at the…

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    Notable Photos: A Sanibel Island Sunrise

    If you only do one thing on Sanibel Island, make a point of seeing either the sunrise or the sunset. Everyday. If you stay on the north/west side of the island or up…

  • Overlooking Vik | Iceland

    Vik is the Coolest Town in Iceland

    Vik is the coolest little town in Iceland. There’s not much to it, but I think that’s why I loved it so much. It sits on the southern tip of the island, wedged between…

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    Winter Road Trip in South Iceland

    After exploring Reykjavik and The Golden Circle, our winter Icelandic adventure took us south along Highway 1 on a road trip. Armed with maps, our trusty SADcars Subaru Forester, and some Sigur Ros…

  • Eiffel Tower at night, from the Arc de Triomph | Paris, France

    Photo Inspiration: Paris at Night

    Even in the middle of a cold gray February, Paris comes alive at night. The bare branches of the city’s trees are dimmed, and the warm lights from inside the city’s cozy restaurants and…

  • Ice covered road | Golden Circle, Iceland

    Winter on The Golden Circle

    The Golden Circle is one the most popular activities in Iceland – and for good reason. This 300 kilometer driving loop starts and ends in Reykjavik and includes sights such as waterfalls, geysers,…

  • Hallgrímskirkja view from the top |Reykjavik, Iceland

    My Favorite Places in Reykjavik

    I really really liked Reykjavik. Between the street art, the fresh clean outdoor feeling, the unique architecture, and the modern vibe, there was always something to marvel at. I wanted to spend way…

  • Horses at Hotel Laekur in Hella | Southern Iceland

    Why I Loved VIsiting Iceland in the Winter

    When we first decided to take a winter trip to Iceland, I assumed it would be one of the coldest weeks of travel I’d ever planned. It would probably be colder than the…

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    The Forsyth Farmers Market

    Forsyth Park, the largest of Savannah, Georgia’s historic parks, is EXACTLY how I pictured this city in my head and exactly what I wanted Savannah to be. Spanish moss draped from every branch of…


    Reasons to Love Triana, Seville

    When I travel, I often try to stay somewhere other than the main tourist center. It’s not because I’m trying to be different (because let’s be honest, this isn’t really a novel…

  • Coco Reef beach | Bermuda

    Photo Inspiration: Elbow Beach, Bermuda

    It’s been a while since I’ve been able to get on a plane, being that there’s a new human on the TravelShus team. That all changed this weekend though, as three out of…

  • Santa Cruz square | Seville, Spain

    A Seville Walking Tour

    Exploring Seville on foot is definitely the way to go. The sights are not spread too far apart which means you can see a lot in only one day. And the charming unknown…