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10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Barbados
Barbados | Caribbean | Island Life | Weekend Getaways

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Barbados

I imagine that by this part of winter with the holidays past, most folks are pretty fed up with snow shoveling, scraping ice off the windshield, and wearing pants. That last part might just be me…I HATE pants! In any case, imagine trading in the snow and freezing temps for a balmy beach, rum punch,…

7 Things I’m Loving in Sarasota, Florida Right Now
Florida | Island Life | North America | USA | Weekend Getaways

7 Things I’m Loving in Sarasota, Florida Right Now

As part two of the winter weekend getaway series, I present to you: Sarasota, Florida. This is my hometown and will always have a special piece of my heart despite the muggy summers, snowbird traffic in the winters, and a reputation as “God’s waiting room.” This is the real deal on what to do in…

A Glimpse of Bratislava, Slovakia: Top 5 Photo Ops
Slovakia | City Breaks | Europe | Photo Guides

A Glimpse of Bratislava, Slovakia: Top 5 Photo Ops

Have you ever found yourself on a train to Slovakia with little to no idea of what to expect? **crickets** Hmmm, maybe that was just me? Going in, I had fuzzy ideas of mountains and communism, but was unsure of how to fill an entire day in Bratislava. If you find yourself in a similar…

8 Foolproof Tips for Driving Big Sur
California | North America | Road Trips | USA

8 Foolproof Tips for Driving Big Sur

Imagine a place where rugged cliffs meet deserted beaches, soaring redwoods shadow a winding road, and elephant seals frolic in the Pacific. No, this is not in a coloring book…I’m talking about Big Sur, California, one of the most naturally beautiful places I’ve ever visited.  I wanted to pass along a few things that I…

Lucerne, Switzerland: Real Life or Snow Globe?
Switzerland | City Breaks | Europe

Lucerne, Switzerland: Real Life or Snow Globe?

Welcome to Lucerne, Switzerland You know how you sometimes travel to a new place, but it just doesn’t seem real? Like everyone is an actor and the whole thing some elaborate set? That’s how I felt on my most recent trip to Lucerne, Switzerland. Going into it, my expectations weren’t too high. Basically, I was leaving Interlaken…