Africa P4: Victoria Falls

August 11, 2018 – August 24, 2018 Please enjoy the final installment of our trip to Africa. Day 11 (continued) On Day 11, we headed towards our final destination of the Amazing African Adventure, Victoria Falls, which was about a 1.5 hour journey from Chobe Safari Lodge. To get there we took a car from…

Africa P3: Chobe National Park

August 11, 2018 – August 24, 2018 Day 9 To continue our safari vacation, we flew from Johannesburg to Kasane, Botswana. Our flight only had 32 people on it while the aircraft seated 100. Before takeoff, we were all up in the front of the plane, but then they asked for volunteers to move to…

Africa P2: Kruger National Park

August 11, 2018 – August 24, 2018 Note: This post is very picture heavy. There were just too many good shots of the animals to choose from. Especially my favorites, the lions and elephants! Day 5 On Day 5, we left the big city of Cape Town and headed on a very small plane holding…

Africa P1: Cape Town

August 11, 2018 – August 24, 2018 For our summer holiday this year, Tyler and I decided to head to the southern hemisphere where it is actually winter. The itinerary for the trip was as follows: Cape Town, South Africa (4 night) -> Kruger National Park, South Africa (3 nights) -> Johannesburg, South Africa (1…

Stockholm

July 27, 2018 – July 29, 2018 Stockholm has been on my travel bucket list for a while. The Nordic countries have always fascinated me with their commitment to minimalism and cleanliness. Everyone seems happy and balanced, especially during the summer when it’s light outside for 18ish hours. Not to mention, the landscape and natural…

Cochem – Castles, Riesling, and Squad

July 20, 2018 – July 22, 2018 Recently, Tyler and I learned that Riesling wine region in Germany is just a short 3.5 hour drive from Amsterdam. Although the sweet, white wine is not my typical drink of choice, I love a good road trip and a good wine country. Friday after work, we hopped…

Rock Werchter Belgium

July 7, 2018 – July 8, 2018 If I had to describe my husband in a few words, a top phrase I would throw out would be ‘music lover’. One of the first dates we went on was to a Jimmy Buffet concert, and at the time I did not know the extent of his…

St. Emilion – French Wine Country

June 2, 2018 – June 3, 2018 A romantic weekend trip to wine country, what could be better? For my better half’s birthday, we decided to spend a relaxing weekend in St. Emilion, about a 40 minute drive from Bordeaux. The early morning flight to Bordeaux put us in St. Emilion around 10am, after first…

UK – English Countryside

May 19, 2018 – May 21, 2018 Visiting the English countryside has always been a dream of mine. Maybe from all of the times I had to watch Little Women on road trips with my family as a child or because the holiday is one of my favorite movies. Whatever the case, I put it…