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From Paris With Love

Love Locks in the city of love – Paris Paris, the city of love!  Romance.  The inspiration of writers, poets and artists.  It is a lovers paradise!  As Audrey Hepburn once said “Paris is always a good idea”! I loved the moment in Sex in the City, when Carrie cries: “I’m looking for love. Real … Continue reading

Portugal Bucket List

Portugal bucket list – guest post by Katie Fascinating history, breathtaking beaches, scrumptious seafood, warm sunshine – there are so many must-sees packed into Portugal’s 92,000-square kilometres. A lifetime of exploring Portugal could never become anything less than intoxicating, and with an abundance of low-cost packages and easy travel links, it’s no wonder Portugal is … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Adriatic Beach – Croatia

Summer in Croatia and everyone heads to the beach!  The pebbled beaches took a little getting used to for me, but the water was so inviting!  How could you not jump in?! Happy Monday Morning Related Links: Croatia: When can I come back Paradise found in Vis, Croatia Visit Croatia – Beaches

Monday Morning Series: The Beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park

I discovered Plitvice Lakes National Park while doing research for my 2 weeks in Croatia last August.  I knew I wanted to stay over night – the park is so big, I wanted 2 days to explore – and the decision was the right one for me.  What I was not prepared for was how … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Carousel in Paris

Brings back childhood memories – the Carousel.  And what a spectacular venue – do you see it in the background?  The Eiffel Tower!  This carousel, found on the banks of the River Seine, in front of Paris’ most famous landmark, brought smiles to the faces of the children as the music played and the horses … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: The Power of the Sea

I am drawn to the sea and the power of the waves as they crash upon the shore, their constant motion mesmerizing.  I stood with the crowd, watching, waiting as the tide came in and the mighty Atlantic pounded the walkway in Biarritz, France.  It was a sight to see.  You could feel the power … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Night falls on Biarritz, France

After walking the Camino de Santiago, I spent a few days lounging in Biarritz in Basque country, western France.  While the weather had turned and I found it too cold to swim, I loved spending time on the beautiful beach, watching the waves crash in.  It is such a peaceful and relaxing place to let … Continue reading

Paris Is Always A Good Choice!

Paris Is Always A Good Choice:  Guest post from the lovely Vanessa at TurnipSeedTravels Love it or hate it? You can hardly click on a Pinterest board without seeing something with the slogan “Paris Is Always A Good Choice”. I have to say, I’m inclined to agree! I’ve been to Paris 6 times and I … Continue reading

5 Historic Sites To Tick Off On Your Corfu Travel List

Traveling to Corfu? Here are 5 historic sites to tick off your bucket list!   For an island which covers only 237 square miles, Corfu has a surprisingly rich heritage. This island has also been hailed as the Emerald Isle because of its lush green hills, extensive olive plantations as well as a number of … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Sunset over the Adriatic, Croatia

Watching the sun set over the sea is one thing that I never tire of.  So peaceful, so beautiful…I could watch them every day! April 22 is Earth Day.  Did you do anything special to mark the occasion? “The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, … Continue reading

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