12 Bucket List Things to do in Kennebunkport, Maine

In the Southern part of Maine you will find the charming coastal town of Kennebunkport. It is the place most commonly known as being the summer home of former president George H. W. Bush. But, there is so much more to Kennebunkport besides ogling Walker's Point, the location of the Bush compound.

Create a Masterpiece at a Paint Party

When I am not traveling, one day a week my husband and I try to spend quality time together doing something close to our Northern California home. This date day, affectionately referred to as Wednesday Funday, typically includes a new experience and a check off my bucket list. What a big surprise.
By |June 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |5 Comments

9 Bucket List Things To Do in Cape Town

Cape Town is the legislative capital (one of three capitals) of South Africa. It is the second most populous area of South Africa and the 10th most populous city in all of Africa. In 2014 The New York Times named it the best place in the world to visit, and we're going to give you 9 reasons why we just crossed it off our bucket list and you should too.

Take a 4×4 Jeep Adventure Through Central Greece

When the country of Greece is mentioned many of us immediately think of the pure white buildings with brilliant blue rooftops of Santorini. And that area truly is beautiful. But, there is another side of this intriguing country that is equally as picturesque with its crystal clear rivers, dazzling turquoise lakes, snow-capped mountain peaks and quaint villages.
By |June 4th, 2015|Categories: Europe, Greece, TOP PICKS, TRAVEL|Tags: , , |3 Comments

24 Bucket List Things to Do in San Francisco

It's the city of Dungeness crab, sourdough bread and, of course, the breathtaking Golden Gate Bridge. Some people have even left their hearts here. San Francisco is on most travelers "Things to do" list and for very good reason. Whether your a first-time visitor or local, The City in Northern California has something to offer for everyone and here's just a little taste.

Sleep in a Castle in Ireland

What little, or big, girl doesn’t dream of being a princess at some point in their life? Images of wearing a spectacular puffy pink gown, expertly dancing at a ball with the most handsome man and being the center of everyone’s attention. Even though I was not born into royalty I was going to get my chance to wear the glass slipper, so to speak. Tonight, I would be spending the night in a Irish castle with my prince (aka: husband Peter).
By |May 11th, 2015|Categories: Europe, Ireland, TOP PICKS, TRAVEL|Tags: , |6 Comments

Take a Maasai Walking Expedition in Tanzania, Africa

While on safari in Tanzania, there were many special experiences; hearing a lions powerful roar, spending an afternoon at an orphanage and glamping (luxury camping) in Serengeti. But, one of the most interesting parts of my trip to this African country was visiting a Maasai tribe.
By |May 7th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Tanzania, TRAVEL|Tags: |10 Comments

Spend the Day at a Country Club. Bucharest, Romania.

As we were driving up to Stejarii Country Club in Bucharest, I sat up a little straighter and properly crossed my legs, practicing my sophistication prior to arrival as I had never been to a country club before. Aren't they meant for classy women who sip fruity flavored iced tea, wear designer tennis outfits and reek of poise and refinement?
By |April 20th, 2015|Categories: BEAUTY & STYLE, Europe, Romania, TRAVEL|Tags: , , |10 Comments

18 Bucket List Things To Do in Santorini

The Greek island of Santorini (Thira) is in the southern Aegean Sea and actually consists of a group of islands. Though the complex is still an active volcano, it is most commonly known for it's brilliant blue roofs, but there are so many more things to do in Santorini than marvel at the blue roofs.
By |April 13th, 2015|Categories: BUCKET LISTS, Europe, Greece, TRAVEL|Tags: , |13 Comments

Visit the UNESCO Kinderdijk Windmills in Netherlands

Stepping off the Viking River Cruise boat, a chill went down my spine. It was cold and drizzly outside, basically what you would expect for a December Christmas market cruise along the European Rhine. The difference with today was that we would be trading in the festive holiday markets for windmills. Lots of them.

Our boat ported […]

By |April 8th, 2015|Categories: Europe, Netherlands, TRAVEL|Tags: , |1 Comment