Travel Memoir of 2020

I’ll say it, 2020 was a bust. Especially if you are an avid traveller. I had spent 2019 exploring new countries, tasting new cuisines, and meeting people from all over the world. Then 2020 came along, Covid-19 hit, and everything changed. I had big plans for 2020, I was going to get married in Hawaii, […]

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How to Prioritize Travel (or anything) when ‘Life’ Gets in the Way

Happy New Year! I can hardly believe it is 2020! This is the year of the future – so many movies have been set with “2020” being the destination for a future full of robots, natural disasters and other phenomenon. Hopefully 2020 is really just a year of happiness, peace and progress. This year is […]

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Year-End Milestones

As the end of 2019 approaches I find myself reflecting on the milestones I have achieved. Some are small, insignificant and may not even be classified as milestones by most people. Others feel far more tangible and meaningful. Either way, these milestones mark the life I have lived over the past year, the leaps forward, […]

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Russia – Romance, Romanoff’s & Rasputin

I have to say that Russia absolutely blew my mind. The city of St. Petersburg is home to some of the most beautiful and opulent palaces I have ever seen and all of it is steeped in a fascinating history. St. Petersburg was Russia’s capital from 1713 to 1918; the capital is now Moscow. If travelling to Russia you […]

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Making Souvenirs Meaningful

We all love to buy a little something when we travel. Something to remind us of the places we have been and the amazing memories we have made. It can be something big or small, something that you wear, or admire on a shelf or mantle, or it can be something you use in everyday […]

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A Hidden Gem – Tallinn, Estonia

The capital of Estoina, Tallinn is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It boarders Russia, Latvia and the Baltic Sea – the language is Estonian and the currency is the Euro. I visited this beautiful town and to be honest, wasn’t sure what to expect. I hadn’t heard much about Tallinn […]

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