Drinking glühwein, snacking on roasted nuts and smoked sausages under twinkling lights at the German Christmas market!

Fewer hours of daylight and chilly temperatures might having you thinking about waiting till the spring to enjoy European travel. Don’t let any of those obstacles keep you away, especially in the magical month of December. The Christmas Markets in Europe usually open the last weekend of November. Bringing holiday spirit throughout many cities. In … More Drinking glühwein, snacking on roasted nuts and smoked sausages under twinkling lights at the German Christmas market!

Two thousand six hundred and forty meters above sea level. Bogotá

Sprawling capital. High altitude, museums, art, culture and gracious people. Bogotá has been on my list for quite some time. With only thirty-two hours I had to prioritize my options. I knew I had to visit Monserrate. Not giving a second thought to the altitude I arrived by 10:15 am and secured my ticket for … More Two thousand six hundred and forty meters above sea level. Bogotá

“She loved a windy day, it made her feel like she was flying.” -unknown

Winding staircases and hills leading to astonishing views. Burial grounds of celebrities. Constant changing weather patterns leaving you to embrace the unexpected. Medieval and elegant, old and new; a castle that looms over the city. I am in Edinburgh! Weather you want to golf, taste whiskey, listen to music or simply walk Edinburgh is a … More “She loved a windy day, it made her feel like she was flying.” -unknown

The Heineken Experience

An anchor of Amsterdam is riding bicycles through the city streets.  The people of Amsterdam ride bikes everywhere. You see them on their bikes; balancing a morning cup of coffee on their way to work, transporting their kids to school, and carrying their groceries.  On my last visit they even balanced upholstered chairs on those … More The Heineken Experience

Iceland…tours, travel and so little time!

Departure – 10:30pm (ouch)! Destination – Iceland (Yes)!  I finally scored a work trip with good friends to this new hot spot. The destination on everyone’s bucket list. The image I have always associated with Iceland  was The Blue Lagoon, who wouldn’t want to submerge themselves in water somewhere between 98º – 104º F. Especially … More Iceland…tours, travel and so little time!

Party in Porto!

New destination, working with special friends and the biggest party in Porto Portugal. The Festival of St John happens every year on the night of June 23rd in the beautiful city of Porto!  Thousands of people flock to the city centre and the neighborhoods surrounding the area to pay tribute to Saint John the Baptist. … More Party in Porto!