San Francisco, CA | A Very Windy Road & The BEST Gelato EVER

After taking in the redwoods, we had one more stop to make before crossing the bridge in the city. Sausalito. We took a quick drive through the town; hills and homes in the…

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San Francisco, CA | A Stroll through Muir Woods

Anxious to get back to San Fran after two nights in Napa, we hit the road early determined to make the most of the time we had left. In all honesty, I think we felt the slightest…

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San Francisco, CA | The Bridge, the Wharf and Little China

With Alcatraz checked off our list, we walked over to Fisherman’s Wharf in search of food and drink. The area is undoubtedly touristy but exactly what I had in mind. Plus…

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San Francisco, CA | Behind Bars at Alcatraz Island

I fall in love with places easily. Every once in a while, we wind up in a locale where the love is almost instantaneous and completely recognizable by that feeling of desperation…

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Santa Fe & Albuquerque, NM | Hot Air Balloons & Golden Aspens

I’m sold on Santa Fe. This hidden gem is just one more reason why I love the Southwest: It’s full of surprises. Like most people, New Mexico was never on my radar. We owe a HUGE thanks…

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Banff, Alberta | Johnston Canyon & Views of the Fairmont

Still buzzing from the excitement over the lakes, we were hungry for more of that Banff natural beauty. Next up: Johnston Canyon. Next up: Johnston Canyon. This was an easy, one hour stroll…

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Banff, Alberta | Moraine Lake & Lake Louise

With one day down and virtually NO pictures to show for it due to the fog, our gaggle was determined to make the most of Day Two in Banff. Rachie was intent on getting to Moraine Lake early…

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Banff, Alberta | Pinterest Dreams Do Come True

It’s amazing how a few photos can inspire travel. I’m guilty of having that Pinterest board that contains dozens of Pins of places I want to go – yet at what point does the dream…

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Valldemossa, Majorca | The Prettiest Town I Ever Did See

For our last full day in Majorca, I really wanted to get out and see the northern part of the island. I had read great things about the various towns there – Valldemossa, Deia and Soller…

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Puerto Pollensa, Majorca | Sailing the Bay of Pollensa

Since Majorca’s so-called best beaches were not right in Palma, we decided to take my sister Rachie’s advice and hop aboard a sailboat for a day to take full advantage of the sun and sea…

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