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English Speakers in the EU
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Speaking English in Europe

Nervous about going to Europe and encountering language barriers? How will my travel be only speaking English in Europe? In 2014, I spent almost the entire year in Europe traveling solo through 36 countries. One of the typical questions I received from fellow Americans that I ran into or emails from friend back in America

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Northern Lights in Tromso Norway
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Northern Lights – A Bucket List Event

For many, seeing the Northern Lights is at the top of their “Bucket Lists”; And it was near the top on mine.  I have long wanted to see this strange phenomena where green, red, purple, and blue lights light up and dance across the sky unpredictably – a sheer force of nature.

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Highclere Castle, Downton Abbey, England, United Kingdom
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A day at Downton Abbey

A Day at Downton Abbey LOVE IT. SHARE IT.    Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email I was a bit late to jump on the Downton Abbey bandwagon but quickly caught up as I raced through the first 4 seasons of the popular English drama before heading off on my trip through Europe for a year in

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The Magnificence of Versailles

Versailles – Voltaire described it best – “a masterpiece of bad taste and magnificence”. Created by the Sun King, Versailles is one of France’s most visited attractions and inspirations for many re-creations across the world.

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