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

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!

How to kickstart 2018; health, happiness and travel tips!

Happy New Year! Early January began with brutal cold tormenting the US.  A winter storm blanketed the east coast with snow and delivered blizzard conditions. Schools were closed, airports at a stand still. Making it hard to do anything other than curling up on the couch under a blanket with a good book. Don’t despair. … More How to kickstart 2018; health, happiness and travel tips!