2019 Favorite Travel Destination & Year End Wrap Up

Rossio Square

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, I was just a few months into my blogging journey. I had moved to a new town at the first of 2018 and we were deep into a home remodel. My daughter was still away at college. I had the best travel year ever, checking off some longtime bucketlist destinations like Iceland and Cuba. This year, while the travel has been very good everything else has been, to put...

What No One Told Me About Traveling Solo

Southerner Says standing in front of some old wooden doors in Lisbon

I traveled for work for years before I even considered taking a solo trip for fun. Sure I knew that a lot of people were doing it and it had become a thing. But as a gen xer with a family. Was I really going to do it now? I was lucky enough to have a job that as long as my work was completed by a certain time, I could do whatever I liked the rest of the time....

9 Things To Do Off the Vegas Strip

I love a Vegas vacation but I’ll be the first to admit that after a few days, I start to crave a change of scenery. The good news is, you don’t have to go very far to find it. Southern Nevada is full of natural beauty and really some cute towns. All within a few miles of the Vegas strip. Even if you didn’t pack your hiking boots, most of the areas have scenic drives or some paved walkways. Here’s...