Tips for Visiting the Harry Potter Studios in London

If you're a Harry Potter junkie like me, then visiting the Harry Potter studios in London should be on your bucket list. I tried to go when I was in London for the 2012 Olympics, but the tickets were sold out months in advance. Fortunately, I had the opportunity to travel back to London with... Continue Reading →


Things to Do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of my favorite cities that I've visited. The intricate canal system, narrow homes, and plethora of bicycles give the city so much character and charm. While there's so much to see and do in Amsterdam, I've compiled a list of a few of my favorite activities. If you're flying into Schiphol, I recommend... Continue Reading →

Capri Day Trip

Capri is a rocky island located in the bay of Naples, revered for its beauty and known to attract the rich and famous. If you plan to visit the Amalfi Coast while in Italy, a day trip to Capri is a must. I've been fortunate to go once on a trip with some girlfriends and... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Cruise Pros and Cons

This summer, Drew and I went on a 10-night Mediterranean cruise where we visited Greece, Malta, and Italy. Each of us had only been on short Caribbean cruises many years ago, so a 10-day Mediterranean cruise was something entirely different for us. We didn't initially plan to take a Mediterranean cruise this year or to... Continue Reading →

48 Hours in Berlin, Germany

Berlin is an amazing city, rich with history and culture. With so much to see and do, you need to make the most of your time in Germany's capital city. Here's my list of how to best spend 48 hours in Berlin. Day 1 Sightseeing: Checkpoint Charlie Checkpoint Charlie is the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point... Continue Reading →

48 Hours in Northern Ireland

It would be easy to spend a week or more exploring the beauty of Northern Ireland. But if you’re looking to visit Northern Ireland for a weekend, below are some of the can’t-miss highlights. Giant’s Causeway To best experience Giant’s Causeway, choose one of the many available walking paths. I ultimately selected the red trail... Continue Reading →

24 Hours in Paris, France

24 hours in Paris is hardly enough, but sometimes you find yourself flying home from a work trip in Germany only to be stranded for a night in Paris. At least, that’s what happened to me last spring. I can certainly think of worse places to be stuck... If you’ve got a layover in Paris... Continue Reading →

5 Days in Iceland Itinerary

Eager to visit Iceland, but don’t have a ton of time to spare? Then this 5-day itinerary is for you! My fiance, Drew, and I have been eyeing a trip to Iceland for awhile, but with other trips already scheduled and wedding obligations we weren’t sure if we would be able to make it to... Continue Reading →

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