My First Blog Post

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. — Mary Anne Radmacher This is the first post on my travel blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates. A little bit…

Road trip to Cordoba through Sevilla with Kids

May 2020: We decided to take a road trip to celebrate the end of a three-month quarantine due to the Corona virus outbreak within Spain. Spain was simultaneously one of the worst-hit and strictest European countries when it came to handling the virus. As a result, one of the first places we chose to travel…

Solo Day trip Sentinel de las bodegas and Ronda

July 2020: During the Fourth of July weekend, I decided to take a small day trip to 2 villages in Andalusia that I’ve been wanting to visit since we got here, Sentinel de las bodegas and Ronda. Sentinel de las bodegas is literally a village built into a mountain and Ronda is known for its…

How to start saving money so you can travel

A lot of times people ask me how I am able to travel so much and I tell them that I make small sacrifices where I can in order to get what I want. It’s always been my goal since I was young to travel as much as humanly possible. Growing up on an island,…

Off The Beaten Path in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the cities that I’ve had on my bucket list for a while. When my husband asked me what I wanted for Valentine’s Day, I told him I wanted to go on another trip and he booked me round-trip flight to Amsterdam. I had to say though I had read a little…

Life in Spain

Are you contemplating moving to Spain? Studying abroad? Or just curious what life in Spain is like? Well then continue reading because I have some tips, tricks and lessons learned. Let’s go! Driving in Spain: Driving in Spain is pretty similar to driving in the states. Cars are made similar to those in the United…

The colorful islands of Murano and Burano

During my November 2019 trip to Venice, I took a half day tour to the islands of Murano and Burano. With the multicolored houses and quiet streets, these two islands became two of my newest favorite European destinations. The island of Murano is about a 30-minute boat ride from Venice and it is known for…

5 days of fun in the sun in Playa Del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is one of those fun little hidden gems along the Mexican Riviera. It is an hour away from Cancun and a 30-minute ferry ride to the island of Cozumel. Playa del Carmen is a perfect location for those wanting to explore ancient Aztec ruins, wild jungles, white sand beaches, and a bustling…

Surviving a Military Family Move to Spain

Congratulations on your new orders to Spain! Now what do you do? When my husband got his orders last year we had no idea what we were in for. Obviously, moving an entire family to a foreign country is stressful enough but not knowing what to do is even worse.. Below are some tips and…

Two Days of adventure in Rome

At the risk of sounding like a total millennial, I will confess that I have wanted to go to Rome ever since I watched the Lizzie McGuire movie as a child. I’d always been interested in Roman mythology and travel but that simple Disney channel movie really solidified my interest in someday going to Rome….

Two Days in Meijas with kiddos!

For one of my first trips of 2020, me and a group of friends took our children on a weekend trip to Meijas. It is an almost three hour trip from Cadiz by car and you must pass through several tolls to reach this mountainside Spanish Town. (Meijas is also close to the Malaga airport…

The hidden gem of Europe… Three Days in Lisbon

Lisbon is easily one of my favorite cities if not my favorite within Europe. It is so traveler friendly and the people are wonderfully polite and helpful. Personally, I especially love how Lisbon has an equal balance of ancient architecture, (with streets dating back hundreds of years) and a vibrant modern city bursting at the…

Gelato, pasta and canal tours..Three Days in Venice

November 2019, I checked one more City off of my bucket list. For years I wanted to travel to Venice and I finally got the opportunity to do so. Venice is another one of my all time favorite European cities. It is just small enough to have the old world charm but just large enough…