DC Tours · Washington DC

How to Go Inside the Washington Monument

It’s the Year of American Travel on the blog! This year’s theme is all about unique and iconic experiences in my home country, the United States of America. I hope you’ve subscribed so you never miss out! The Washington Monument is one of the most iconic and recognizable landmarks in the world, and it’s once… Continue reading How to Go Inside the Washington Monument

Valentine · zurich

Romantic Things to Do in Zurich

Happy Valentine’s Day! My husband Steve and I have spent many a romantic Valentine’s Day around the world, but this year we are opting to stay home and enjoy a long weekend together. But that doesn’t mean I don’t still want to spark your romantic wanderlust! We made sure to do some romantic things on… Continue reading Romantic Things to Do in Zurich

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Hiking Uetliberg Mountain, Zurich

I love a good hike! Even when my husband and I visit major cities around the world, if there’s a place to hike nearby, we will find it. So I was delighted to find out there’s a hike up a mountain just a short tram ride away from the Zurich City Center. Here’s everything you… Continue reading Hiking Uetliberg Mountain, Zurich

Eat North America · Plano

Where to Eat in Plano, Texas

I’m about to wow you… there’s more to food in Texas than Tex-Mex! On my recent trip to visit my friend Jill in Plano, just north of Dallas, we made sure to get the best of what Plano has to offer. So here are our recomendations, from biscuits to sushi to—you guessed it—Mexican! Main Street… Continue reading Where to Eat in Plano, Texas

airlines

Why You Should Do Your Airline a Favor

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.” Over the last year or two, “kindness” has become the buzzword in all aspects of our lives. I think this is a great shift in our culture, and I hope the trend becomes a mainstay. Whether your preferred act of kindness is giving compliments, supporting… Continue reading Why You Should Do Your Airline a Favor

Fitness and Wellness · Travel Tips

What to Do If You Get Sick on Travel

It happens to the healthiest of us: we’ve saved up, booked our trip, planned out all the fun things we can do and see, looked at restaurant recommendations and menus, and checked in for our flight! Our trip is just hours away… and then we feel it coming on. We get the aches, the sniffles,… Continue reading What to Do If You Get Sick on Travel

Japan Travel

12 Top Experiences to Have in Japan

If you know anything about me, you know Japan holds a special place in my heart. Living in Japan gave me a lot of firsts: my first long-haul flight, my first solo trip, my first time living in another country, my first time crossing an ocean, and more! I loved the experience and will always… Continue reading 12 Top Experiences to Have in Japan

Blogging · Travel Tips

How to Make a Business Trip Fun

All work and no play makes travel a lot less fun! I’m always a little sad when I meet people in my travels who are traveling for work but not seeing or doing anything fun along the way. Maybe it seems impossible, maybe it seems like it’s against the rules (it’s not), but no excuse… Continue reading How to Make a Business Trip Fun

Eat Europe · zurich

What to Eat in Zurich

When you think of Switzerland, what do you think of? Fondue? Fresh bread? Dairy products? Chocolate? Cheese? You can find all that and more in Zurich! Switzerland’s financial capital is a mix of everything: history, architecture, nature, big city, small town, and more, and all of that comes through in their food options. Check out… Continue reading What to Eat in Zurich

Travel Tips · what to pack

What All Women Should Be Packing for Every Trip

Most travelers overpack… sometimes even me! (Although I have also been guilty of under-packing. Whoops!) Packing light can be a real challenge sometimes, especially in cold or “in-betweeny” temperature locations. But with a few strategic pieces, you can have multiple outfits that all look cute together. For those of us who love to pack light… Continue reading What All Women Should Be Packing for Every Trip