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2020 Travel Plans

on December 28, 2019

I swear I love writing my annual travel plans blog post nearly as much as actually planning the travels! As in years past, I’ve organised this post into the travels I’ve already booked, the travels I’m planning but haven’t booked yet, and those destinations I’m just dreaming of… Continue reading

21 Stocking Stuffers for Travelers That Won’t Break the Bank

on November 26, 2019

If it can fit in a stocking, it can fit in a carry on! That’s why stocking stuffers are the ideal gifts for travel lovers. Chances are, if your loved one is a travel lover like me, they don’t want big, bulky, or expensive items for Christmas. Personally I prefer to spend my time (and money) up in the air, seeing the world, and material possessions just drag me down. I think this is a pretty common quality among those of us with wanderlust! Check out these stocking stuffers for travelers as you’re shopping this year. Continue reading

29 Things to do in Quebec City in Winter that are Worth Braving the Cold

on November 20, 2019

Quebec City is a magical place, no matter the season… but it’s particularly special in winter. You can trust me on that one. I just got back from my fourth trip to Quebec City and have now experienced it in all seasons! We wondered at the flutterings of the season’s first snowfall, bathed outdoors in a Nordic spa, and cuddled up inside with hot mulled cider. As I discovered, there are plenty of things  to do in Quebec City in winter. Continue reading

Gluten Free Quebec City: A Complete Guide

on November 16, 2019

This was my fourth visit to Quebec City, a place that has long had a special spot in my heart. How can I describe Quebec City to you? At the top of a steep hill, you find yourself in a pocket of fairytale French architecture, surrounded by cobbled streets and castles. But are there gluten free Quebec City options, or is this a fairytale you’ll go hungry in? Continue reading

11 Cheddar Gorge Walks You Need to Try on Your Next Visit

on October 22, 2019

Dan and I recently took a road trip through Somerset, where we stationed ourselves in Cheddar Gorge for a few days, and tried all the Cheddar Gorge walks we could. I’d just spent the last two months hunched over in the library studying for my board exams, so I gave Dan full travel planning powers. My only requirement was somewhere I could get fresh air. Continue reading

7 Things To Do in Frome, UK That You’ll Love

on October 18, 2019
Looking for things to do in Frome? Frome is England's new favorite village - filled with indie shops and cobbled streets. But is it more than a pretty face? #fromesomerset #fromeuk #fromeengland #somerset #thingstodoinfrome #whattodoinfrome #discoverfrome

Driving through the patchwork farmland that characterizes the English county of Somerset is more than picturesque – it’s the definition of classic English countryside. Then, you arrive in the cobbled, winding streets of Frome and ‘picturesque’ reaches a new level. During my recent Somerset road trip with Dan, I knew I wanted to visit this quaint little market town… but besides being cute, are there actually things to do in Frome? Continue reading

How to Send a Postcard Online with MyPostcard

on September 27, 2019
Ever dreamed of sending a personalized postcard from your travels? With this company, you can send a postcard online with the click of a button. #mypostcard #onlinepostcard #sendapostcardonline #travel #snailmail

I rarely buy travel souvenirs, but when I do it’s always after spending an inordinate amount of time perusing the local postcards (with lofty goals of someday putting these in a scrapbook). Of course, I get lazy and never sort out the postage and addresses, which is why I have a pile of unused postcards growing on my desk! So I was pleased when I recently came across a company that lets you design your own postcards and mail them anywhere in the world. With MyPostcard, it is super easy to send a postcard online or through their app. They organize everything – all you have to do is put in your photo and type up your message. Continue reading