The Travel Decider: Where to go in Europe

Travel dreaming is what keeps a certain amount of us going. This is a big and beautiful world, after all, and we have such a short amount of time on it to try and see its diversity. So how do you choose where to go in Europe? I’ve been to Europe a few times, maybe […]

The Travel Decider: When is the Best Time to Go to Europe?

One of the most common questions I receive is, “When is the best time to go to Europe?” The answer depends on you, your finances, interests and time. I’ve decided to construct a calendar to help you pick the best time to go to Europe for you. Every month has advantages and disadvantages. The Best […]

Self Care on the Road

I’ve been on the road for a long time this year. Between tours, guidebook research, travel with my son and various little projects, I’ve been away from my own bed for a while. It can be tough, especially for introverts like myself. Tonight I’m staying in, enjoying the quiet of my hotel room. I have […]

Travel Tutorial: Day Trip Rome to Pompeii

Most visitors to Italy will go to Rome and see the ancient sites. The broken bones of the Roman Empire are fascinating, but the ancient way of life can be hard to visualize. A visit to the ancient city of  Pompeii is the best way, in my opinion, to get a feel for Roman daily […]