What to Know Before You Visit Cardiff

Have you ever been to Wales? I just went for the first time back in March, kind of on a whim, and I’m already looking forward to going back to explore more of the country! If you find yourself in its capitol city of Cardiff, here’s a quick list of things to know before youContinue reading “What to Know Before You Visit Cardiff”

What to Know Before You Visit Italy

You can’t help but love Italy! I mean, who can dislike a place known for pasta and pizza? But like anywhere else, there are some customs to know ahead of time and some tell-tale signs you’re a foreigner, which you will want to avoid! Check out this list, compiled with the help of my goodContinue reading “What to Know Before You Visit Italy”

London in 2 Days

Everyone will tell you two days in London is not enough—and they’re right if your goal is to see and do everything! But if your goal is to make the absolute most of your time, I have the itinerary you need! I’m a huge proponent of traveling when and how you can, never waiting until theContinue reading “London in 2 Days”

How to Plan a Day Trip to Highclere Castle

Who has ever wanted to visit Highclere? Basically everyone who’s ever seen Downton Abbey or is at all interested in English history! It’s still the ancestral home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, and its story goes much deeper than Downton. There are definitely some things to know before you go, though, so here isContinue reading “How to Plan a Day Trip to Highclere Castle”

Staying at the Legendary Savoy Hotel, London

It’s true! Steve and I got to stay at the legendary Savoy Hotel in London. You know it’s fancy when the address is simply, “The Savoy, London,” no further instruction needed. The Hotel’s History While it’s only been a hotel since 1889, the history of the Savoy goes back to the year 1246! Count PeterContinue reading “Staying at the Legendary Savoy Hotel, London”

Downton Abbey: Movie Moments at Highclere Castle

Now it’s inevitable, friends. The Downton Abbey Movie is coming! Its release date is September 20 in the U.S., so mark your calendars and start planning your trip now—things will pick up significantly after the movie comes out! *Some links below are affiliate links, meaning that by purchasing from these links, you will be helping myContinue reading “Downton Abbey: Movie Moments at Highclere Castle”

Staying at the Trump International, D.C.

What is the best hotel experience you’ve ever had? I’ve stayed in quite a few hotels and various other accommodations—everything from hostels and Air BnBs to real bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels! My favorites have one thing in common: history! I just love staying in a place steeped in history, seeing unexpected pieces preserved,Continue reading “Staying at the Trump International, D.C.”

Movie Moments: Hawaii Drama Movie Night

It’s #MovieNight! Our trip to Hawaii is coming closer by the day, and we are so ready to get there. This year we’re headed to the less visited and rather dramatic island of Molokai, site of Hawaii’s former leper colony. This is the last movie night before we go, so pick your favorite or tryContinue reading “Movie Moments: Hawaii Drama Movie Night”

Movie Moments: Hawaii Family Movie Night

The countdown is ON! Steve and I are planning our yearly trip to Hawaii for our anniversary, and it was too impossible to pick just one movie to represent Hawaii. So I decided to do a series of movie nights highlighting all my favorites and the most notable! This week we’re going family friendly. Check outContinue reading “Movie Moments: Hawaii Family Movie Night”