Looking Ahead to 2017

I know we’ve just finished and reviewed our 2016 adventures, but 2017 is going to be an amazing year, I can already tell. We are getting married on New Years, so that’s a good start! Then off to St. Lucia for the honeymoon! Our next adventure in February is to Sevilla with a trip to the…

Where to next?

When we reached our 2 years in the U.K. milestone, we came to the realization that we might only have one year here left. And proceeded to go on a bit of a travel planning frenzy. I know I’ve said this before, but with a whole continent to explore, it’s so hard to decide where…

The Ultimate in Opulance

  Gold leaf walls. A private opera. The famed hall of mirrors. Dozens and dozens of servants. I’d read about the Palace of Versailles, home to the Sun King as well as Marie Antionette, but seeing it in person was incredible. The palace is massive and really merits an entire day of sight seeing, along with…

Alternative Art Museums in Paris

Alternate title: Paris museums I hadn’t heard of before visiting.  I like seeing the classics as much as anyone, but after a while, when the impressionists start to look the same and I’ve seen more paintings of the Madonna and child than I can count, something different is in order. After our trip up the…

An Evening at the Louvre

This is part of my series of posts about our New Years trip to Paris. You can check out our trip to Notre Dame here!      Since we purchased the Paris museum pass, we knew to make the most of it, we’d have to visit quite a few places. The obvious first choice was the Lourve,…