Brazil

Brazil — An Unexpected Wine Country Trip

The predominantly Italian Rio Grande do Sul is a gorgeous launching point for exploring an unexpected wine region: southern Brazil.

China

Travel to China— Important Things to Know!

I loved my trip to China, but there are things to know before you go!

France

Wondering if Paris Is Affordable To Visit? It Can Be!

Is Paris affordable? It can be! I break down my weekly costs and offer suggestions to keep expenses down.

Hungary

Gellert Thermal Baths - What You Need to Know Before You Go!

What to expect at Gellert Thermal Baths so you can enjoy your spa day!

Ireland

10 Important Tips for Renting a Car in Ireland – and Driving it!

Renting a car in Ireland is different that most places I have traveled. Save yourself time, money and headaches by reading these tips on renting, and driving a car in Ireland. It is a great way to see the country but don't make the mistakes I did!

Norway

Eight–Day Travel Itinerary: My Visit To Norway In December

I didn't expect Oslo to be so modern, and yet have such wonderful pops of historical architecture. From Stortinget (the Parliament building) to Deichman Bjørvika - I thoroughly enjoyed this bustling city.

Visiting Norway Solo

There are few places in the world where I don’t stick out like a sore thumb when traveling. Visiting Norway solo was a treat — not only for the usual reasons.

Puerto Rico

The Ultimate Guide to Taking the Ferry to Vieques, PR

Taking the ferry to Vieques is a cost effective and easy way to get to the lovely island.

Spain

Semana Santa: A Powerful Experience in Malaga, Spain

Semana Santa is a tradition throughout the country, but it is truly legendary in Malaga, Spain.

United States

10 Great Things to Do in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon, is a leafy, pretty, green city. It feels built to human scale and harmonious with its stunning natural surroundings. There are so many incredible things to do in Portland.
A view of the Seattle waterfront

Top Things to Do Solo in Seattle

There’s a certain mystic beauty to the green and gray of Seattle, enhanced by the polite and considerate calm of most everyone I encountered.