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A Morning Stroll in Montmarte, Paris

Montmarte might be the prettiest district in Paris. I realize that that is a bold statement, considering the overall gorgeousness of Paris. Notice however, my use of the word pretty instead of gorgeous while describing Montmarte. Montmarte doesn’t exude the…


A Parisian Doors Photo Diary

One of my absolute favorite things about Paris was the doors! In our meanderings, we found doors of every color, every age, every level of detail. You can’t imagine what joy that is for a door lover like me, or…


A Guide to the Delightful Le Marais in Paris

Le Marais comes up more often than not when researching Paris. For good reason, this area is one of the oldest preserved areas in Paris. Delightful cobblestones alleys, small but lovely gardens, the most delicious pastry shops and cafes, a…


The Perfect Afternoon in Henley-on-Thames, England

Henley-on-Thames is universally (well at least in the circles (me!) that care about these things) known as one of the most beautiful villages in England. Its prime location on the Thames (it’s very aptly named), its annual Regatta, and its…


The Best Spots to Explore around Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, capital of the Scottish Highlands, home to a cute little airport, is unfortunately, not known as one of the prettier Scottish cities. It doesn’t have the romantic vibes of Edinburgh, nor the cuteness of some of the smaller port…


Where to Stay in the Scottish Highlands with a Big Group

We travelled to the Scottish Highlands on a family trip, a large group of thirteen, of all ages, starting with my grandma at 76, to my littlest cousin at 5. Since our aim was to spend some quality family time,…