Overview: London has it all. This city is bursting at the seams with history, culture, art, food, shopping–you name it. I, however, was there for a work trip, which took first priority. Second priority was seeing friends. And with what little time I had left, I skipped (most of) the main tourist sights for some … More 47. London, England, U.K.
Wales had always intrigued me for a number of reasons: the unpronounceable words, the sheep, and the green rolling hills that my parents have talked about since going there themselves a couple decades ago. So Ruth and I had planned to go for the day after our day in Bath, and she picked Rhossili as our … More 46. Rhossili, Wales, U.K.
The last time I went to Bath, I was 17, it was Christmas Day and we didn’t get off the bus. Everything in England was closed. Seriously, everything. They even managed to close Stonehenge, somehow. So when I went for a day before my work trip to London, everything was pretty new. I had a … More 45. Bath, England, U.K.
Typical Monday morning. Someone on my Instagram feed is posting travel photos, and all of a sudden I am struck with an inexorable sense of paralysis when it comes to doing anything besides looking up pretty towns in Germany. In particular, I’ve landed on Rothenburg ob der Tauber, though trust me, I’ve already googled every town on the Frommer’s … More Dreaming of: Germany
A lot of people lately have been asking me for the itinerary Nikki and I created for our 2013 trip to Ireland, so I figured it was time to post about it. Part of the reason is that I’ve been talking this up for just over two years now as the greatest trip of my life. … More TBT: Ireland – Part 1
I’ve made it. I’m going to Europe, and someone else is paying for it. At the end of last week, I got the green light to go on my first international work trip, with a choice between London and Amsterdam. While I’ve been to London several times and I’ve somehow still never seen Amsterdam despite … More In the works: England
The latest vacation I’m clamoring to piece together on my lunch break: Iceland. About an hour ago, I received an email from Travelzoo (which I only just signed up for a couple days ago – where have I been?) touting a $769 Icelandair deal that includes air, hotel, a Northern Lights tour, a trip to the … More Dreaming of: Iceland’s Northern Lights