Norway: A 1-Week Itinerary (for Non-Hikers)

Norway: A 1-Week Itinerary (for Non-Hikers)

Many countries are hard to grasp in only a week. Having only been to a couple regions, I can’t say with certainty that Norway is one of them, but I assume it is. Still, I feel this itinerary gives you a great taste of all that Norway is, in a short amount of time. This … Read More

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 5 | Wedding Day in Valletta, Malta

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 5 | Wedding Day in Valletta, Malta

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 1 | Wedding Planning Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 2 | Rome Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 3 | Celebrity Silhouette Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 4 | Amalfi Coast Wedding day finally arrived! After months of planning and nervousness, it was time to get married! We were scheduled to … Read More

London: A One-Week Itinerary

London: A One-Week Itinerary

This itinerary is designed for lovers of history, popular English fiction, architecture, and scones. It includes a lot of walking and using public transit, but is lighter on food recommendations (but that is easy to customize). Some of the attractions may have different opening hours depending on the day of the week; please double check … Read More

Is Dressing Like a European Really Necessary in Europe?

Is Dressing Like a European Really Necessary in Europe?

I was recently chatting with a coworker about the struggle between trying to dress to fit in in Europe vs dressing for comfort while traveling. This is something I Googled a lot before I left to study abroad in London in 2008 (it was my first international trip, and I researched every tiny detail). I … Read More

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 4 | Amalfi Coast, Italy

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 4 | Amalfi Coast, Italy

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 1 | Wedding Planning Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 2 | Rome Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 3 | Celebrity Silhouette Day 2 of this cruise will forever be remembered as the first of two major photography-related “disasters” of this trip. More on that later. Our first morning waking up … Read More

The Most Difficult Trip to Plan

The Most Difficult Trip to Plan

I’ve been planning our trip itineraries for 5 years now. I developed my own process of using Google Drive, which has worked quite well and ensured that our trips were packed full of great sites and activities. Sometimes we followed our plan closely, but usually we would modify it; either way, it was always a great … Read More

Mediterranean Cruise 2013 | Part 1 | Wedding Planning

Mediterranean Cruise 2013  |  Part 1  |  Wedding Planning

When Kevin and I were planning our wedding, we went through a couple different ceremony and reception ideas. We discussed proposals like having a big reception at the local art museum, taking a small group to a Florida destination wedding, or just having a casual party in the backyard. But none of them felt quite … Read More

5 London Tourist Attractions That Are Worth It

5 London Tourist Attractions That Are Worth It

Click here to see my 1-week itinerary for London. 1. Hampton Court Palace (starting at £18.20) Towards the outer edges of London, Hampton Court Palace is a fascinating look into historical royal life. It is a massive complex that can take a full-day to explore at leisure, and is well worth the time. It has … Read More