A Year in Travel: 2014


2014 marked a fun year in the amount of traveling I was blessed to have the opportunity to do. Some were places I had been before, while some were brand new. The mix of the familiar favorites with new adventures made for a most wonderful year. Here's  a little summary of where the wind blew me in 2014... San Francisco, CA The Fairmont~Napa Valley Wine Train~Chinatown~Fisherman's Wharf~Golden Gate Bridge~Sausalito~The Trident~Robert Mondavi … [Read more...]

Photography Friday #8: European Road Trip 2014

I returned home this week from our European road trip. Before I share a few photos; here are a few numbers:Number of:Flights taken: 4Miles Driven: 1000Countries visited: 4 (Spain, France, Italy and Monaco)Cities Visited: 6 (Barcelona, Salou, Lyon, Marseilles, Turin, and Monte Carlo)My children I took with me: 3 (my three daughters accompanied us)Bags packed in total for 5 people (2 adults and 3 children): 4 checked plus 2 … [Read more...]

Stories mid-adventure…

"So far, we have driven over 1600 miles through France, Italy, Monaco and Spain, with kids, and the awesomeness can't be underrated. Even if Brooke (age 4) did throw up once in the rental car..."  On the 15th of this month, I left for a new adventure, excited for a blend of the familiar and the new.  I'm still on this amazing adventure but we are having a lazy day today and I actually have wifi so I was happy to have a … [Read more...]