I first visited Madison on a day trip in 2012 and had no idea what to expect of this mid-sized city. I remember visiting the Union Terrace,…… Read more “A Local’s Guide to Madison, Wisconsin”
Virtual Tour of Paris
I don’t know about you, but I’m already bored. As someone who likes to travel both near and far, this period of social distancing has launched my wanderlust into overdrive. I’m not sure when travel will actually be on the horizon (I’m hoping our family trip to the north woods of Wisconsin and Minnesota will still happen in June), but in the meantime, a girl can dream of going to Paris.
A Winterfest Weekend in Lake Geneva, WI
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is a sweet little resort town about an hour and 15 minutes from Madison and an hour and 45 minutes from Chicago. Despite its closeness to us, my husband and I had never been there until I learned about Winterfest and decided we needed to go for a low-key babymoon. What did we learn? This city is family-friendly, outdoorsy, and offers activities and festivals in every season. Read on to hear all about our Winterfest trip.
10 Things Not to Miss In Munich
I’ll admit that I primarily flew in and out of Munich because I found cheap rates and could use it as a launching point for the rest…… Read more “10 Things Not to Miss In Munich”
2018 Round Up!
Catching the travel bug is a tricky thing. On one hand, my wanderlust inspires me to prioritize travel and make those trips of a lifetime actually happen.…… Read more “2018 Round Up!”
Vegetarian & Vegan Eats in New Orleans
New Orleans isn’t exactly known for its vegetarian and vegan cuisine. However, with a little bit of research, you can find some delicious veg takes on creole classics. Here are just some of the options available in New Orleans, primarily in or nearby the French Quarter.
The Highlights of Budapest
Budapest might be one of my favorite cities I’ve visited, with its stunning architecture, relaxing thermal baths, and international flair. I also love the two personalities of “Buda” (the more sophisticated area on the west of the Danube River) and “Pest” (the more gritty and eclectic area on the east of the Danube). Since I have a warm place in my heart for both, I went wherever my mood took me. Are you headed to Budapest but only have 2-3 days? Follow this guide to make sure you hit all the highlights!
How To Travel Local
If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking forward to your next vacation, whether it be a weekend getaway or a trip abroad. While I do enjoy planning my travels, I also don’t want to be constantly thinking about the future rather than living in the moment. Here are my tips for how you can see your current town and its surrounding area through new eyes.
My Experience Visiting the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
One of my objectives on my most recent trip through Europe was to visit some WWII and Holocaust sites. I researched going to Auschwitz, but Poland was…… Read more “My Experience Visiting the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site”
How NOT to Break the Bank in Vienna
Vienna is a fancy place. Everything is opulent, the cafes to the opera houses. Don’t be fooled by its appearance though, as there are also a number of free or inexpensive things to do in this city. Here are my recommendations for how to spend a few affordable days in Vienna, Austria.