Happy 4th of July to the U.S.

I want to wish all my family and friends in the States, a safe and wonderful 4th of July! Today is a day to appreciate being born into a free country, which offers countless possibilities and opportunities. It's also a time to reflect on our behaviors and beliefs as well as respecting those who have [...]

Hidden Gems in Germany

Today I'm going to take you to a few hidden gems we visited over Easter vacation. I'm always looking for those different places that aren't overrun by tourists. The little towns tucked away in the hills or by the sea. We had such a lousy winter that we were ready to take off to someplace [...]

Trippin’ to Tuscany – Part 2

This week is a continuation of our Tuscany Trip. If you haven’t already, head on over to the Trippin’ to Tuscany – Part 1. In the first week of our vacation, after Siena, we did a day trip to Cortona, Le Celle, and Montepulciano. Cortona is small town set on top of a hill in [...]

Trippin’ to Tuscany – Part 1

Are you ready for some history accompanied by pictures? Well then, get yourself a cup of tea, coffee, or if it’s that time, something a bit stronger and relax as I take you through some hidden Tuscany gems. This journey will be in a few parts. I tried to narrow it down the best I [...]

I’m Back!

Oh, it’s been a crazy year, right? Between politics, social media, and natural catastrophes, it’s no wonder we’re all not twitching and aimlessly wandering about screaming obscenities. Well, maybe some of you are. I’m going to get it out of the way, so here’s a quick run-down of my take on a few things. I [...]