The Ultimate Guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest

Energy in Munich during Oktoberfest is palpable, everyone seems to be buzzing with excitement. Known to most Americans as a fun drinking festival, Oktoberfest is so much more than getting your drink on with hundreds of strangers. Oktoberfest is unlike any other festival I’ve been to, in large part, because attendees really embrace the celebration’s traditions. … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest

Three Winter Experiences You Must Have in Europe

One of the best times to visit Europe? Winter, of course. Daylight hours may fade and temperatures may drop, but tourists also diminish. And, in cities where snow falls often or occasionally, wandering historical town centres, and cozying up in a cafe with a hot chocolate feels downright magical. There are plenty of places in … Continue reading Three Winter Experiences You Must Have in Europe

8 Cozy Cities in Europe, Perfect for a Winter Visit 

Summer months are, by far and collectively, the busiest months for tourism across European countries. But, if you ask me, one of the best times to visit Europe is during winter. Daylight hours made fade and temperatures may drop, but the tourists also diminish. And, in cities where snow falls often or occasionally, wandering historical … Continue reading 8 Cozy Cities in Europe, Perfect for a Winter Visit 

Places Visited

PLACES I’VE BEEN TO SO FAR As the saying goes, I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. Currently: 59 / 195 UNITED STATES: Arizona: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona, Grand Canyon National Park, Page California: Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Napa & Sonoma, Big Sur, Yosemite National Park Colorado: Denver Florida: Miami, Key West, Disney World, St. … Continue reading Places Visited

A German-Style Christmas Market in the Heart of the UK

Last year, I visited Christmas markets in Munich and Nuremberg, and fell in love with traditional German markets. German Christmas markets are like stepping back in time, usually set outdoors in charming town squares. Each market has dozens of wooden booths filled to the brim with crafts, food and drinks. Nowhere is the yuletide celebration … Continue reading A German-Style Christmas Market in the Heart of the UK