Destinations

Bran-Castle

Bran Castle: Finding Dracula in Romania

I have always wanted to visit Transylvania at Halloween. I imagine the Gothic Bran Castle sitting high on its 200-foot rock with a full moon behind it, a little...
Basel-Christmas

Christmas in Basel

Basel (Boz-ul) is the third largest city in Switzerland and has a lot to offer. It is a cultural center and is well known for its museums, theater and music.  B...
Lucerne-Switzerland

Postcards from Lucerne Switzerland

There are some places that are on Instagram so often you feel as though it is mandatory to visit. If there was a reward for the prettiest country, Switzerland w...
Brasov-Romania

Postcards from Brasov Romania

Brasov has a well preserved medieval old town and is a popular tourist destination in Transylvania. The Council Square consists of the Town Hall, a large founta...
Death-Valley

Death Valley is Full of Beautiful Extremes

I have drove across California’s Mojave Desert many times on my way to Las Vegas. It’s a horrible drive. I complain the whole time. At some point I will say: “I...
Peles-Castle

Peles Castle is a Romanian Treasure

I love castles!  I love palaces too! Peles Castle in Romania feels like a palace.  I love to gaze at all the beautiful museum quality ‘stuff’ and imagine myself...
Lodi-California

Lovin’ Lodi Wine Country

Lodi is 35 miles south of Sacramento in the San Joaquin Valley. Credence Clearwater Rival wrote a song about Lodi and Sons of Anarchy referenced the town often,...
Bucharest-Romania

Experience Bucharest!

I was recently invited to Bucharest with 100 travel bloggers to #experiencebucharest. I had no idea what to expect. Everyone knows Dracula is from Romania and I...
Zurich-Switzerland

Postcards from Zurich Switzerland

Oh Zurich, you are so pretty! Shutters, flowers, cobblestone walkways, lake views, snow capped mountains... Zurich is the definition of picturesque. This is the...
Area 51

Nevada’s Area 51

I love a good conspiracy theory! Taking a drive to Area 51 was a natural road trip for me. After all, Area 51 is conspiracy theory central and only 100 miles fr...
Napa-Valley-Wine

California’s Napa Valley

Have you been to Napa Valley? Napa is known worldwide for its wine; 3.3 million people visit the Valley each year!  It is the perfect wedding destination, roman...