Il Falconiere Cortona Hotel – a Dream Under the Tuscan Sun

A recent stay at Relais Il Falconiere in Cortona, Italy made all of my Under the Tuscan Sun dreams come true. The movie is hands-down one of my favorites. This Cortona hotel lived up to my expectations for a Tuscan dream vacation. Read on for more about my delightful experience here and why I’m still pinching myself. Relais Il Falconiere – Cortona Hotel Il Falconiere in Cortona is part of the Relais & Chateaux brand of luxury hotels. The hotel...

landscape in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone Tip – 10 of the Best!

You’ve decided you’re going to stunning Yellowstone. First Yellowstone Tip – Prepare to fall in love with the stunning landscape and wildlife! Read on for ten more tips to make the most of your trip to Yellowstone National Park. Number 9 is my favorite! Airports Yellowstone If flying, picking an airport to fly into is one of the first things you need to decide. Deciding which parts of Yellowstone you plan on visiting along with any other parks you want...

Thermal pool in West Yellowstone. Brown, red, and orange earth met a smoking pool of water next to green mountains.

I Found the Best Hotel West Yellowstone!

You’re planning a trip to gorgeous West Yellowstone! Yay for you! With more than 4 million visitors each year, finding lodging in or near Yellowstone can be tricky. And West Yellowstone is one of the more popular areas to stay at. But I’ve got you covered – I found a fantastic hotel West Yellowstone and loved it so much I want to share it with everyone! Read on to see why I think The Evergreen is one of the best...

dining room at The Glitz Restaurant

Irish Acres – Putting on The Glitz

Irish Acres Antiques Gallery is located in the middle of the rolling hills of Central Kentucky. Open the doors of this restored schoolhouse and you’re transported to another world. A world where opulent antiques fill every corner and cover every surface. Antique light fixtures drip with crystals and light bounces and sparkles in each room. Welcome to Irish Acres Gallery of Antiques. Book lunch at The Glitz to make your visit even more special. “This post contains affiliate links. By...

The Neptune Fort Myers Beach -Why I Love This Hotel!

The Neptune Fort Myers Beach is one of my favorite hotels and one of the reasons I think Fort Myers Beach is the best beach in Florida. Fort Myers Beach hotels are old school. Hotels here are smaller or condo rentals rather than chain hotels. This is part of its charm and affords visitors the chance to get a more authentic experience. I’ve visited here at least five times and always stay at Neptune. Its location and value are some...

Awesome Places to Eat in Fort Myers Beach

There are so many awesome places to eat in Fort Myers Beach! It’s one of the reasons I think it’s the best beach in Florida. And one of the reasons I keep coming back here and bringing new friends and family to this little slice of heaven on Florida’s Gulf Coast. One of the things I love most about Fort Myers Beach is that most of the restaurants are locally owned. There are a bunch of restaurants I keep planning...

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The Best Ice Cream in Lexington, KY – 7 Delicious Scoops

Looking for the best ice cream in Lexington, KY? Look no further, I’ve done the hard work and found the best ice cream shops in Lexington. My love for ice cream is serious. Like last meal serious. I love it and seek it out whenever I travel and have had some amazing ice cream in places like Nice, Toronto, Naples, and New York. While I won’t turn my nose up at a chain, I try and seek out local ice...

Easy Travel Journal Ideas to Inspire You

Are you thinking of journaling during your next trip and looking for easy travel journal ideas? Creative travel journaling is a great way to document your memories and something I’ve been doing for over fifteen years. The recent pandemic has reminded us how precious travel is and something we shouldn’t take for granted (I know I won’t!). Why You Should Keep a Travel Journal If you’re not sure what a travel journal is and if you should keep one, know...

Get Fit With 9 of the Best Fitness YouTubers

Home workouts have exploded in the past year and YouTube fitness videos are a great resource for online workouts! I’ve always worked out at home, whether I did all of my workouts in my family room, or as a way to supplement my gym workouts. And YouTube is one of the ways I keep fit when traveling. Whether lockdowns may have prevented you from going to the gym or maybe you’re just not comfortable going yet, check out some of...