London – Kensington Palace & Gardens

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 After exploring Notting Hill and taking a milkshake break, we headed to Kensington Palace. I wanted to see if we could get a glimpse of the front entrance, so we walked down Kensington Palace Gardens, one of the most exclusive and expensive streets…

Paris – Luxembourg Gardens & Eglise Saint-Eustache

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 Jon and I were supposed to have our anniversary pictures this morning, but due to inclement weather, we postponed them until the following morning. This was the only day of slightly bad weather the whole trip so we got very lucky! We took…

Paris – Touring the Versailles Summer Homes

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 Today is the final installment of our favorite day exploring Versailles. After touring the palace and gardens, we walked through The Park to get to the Trianon Palaces and Domaine de Marie Antoinette. You need additional tickets to visit these “summer homes”, and…

Paris – Exploring the Gardens of Versailles

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 In case you missed the first post, you can check out our time visiting Saint Chapelle, the Concierge, and Notre Dame here, and the tour of the Palace of Versailles here. After Jon and I had walked through the palace twice, we headed…

Central Park Fall Foliage Tour 2021 – Part 1

Hi friends, welcome back! I’ve been impatiently waiting for the leaves to change color in Central Park, but it seemed to be the last place in the Northeast to do so. Last week I took the subway all the way to 110th Street at the northern most end of Central Park to explore and search for…

Fourth of July in Nantucket – Part One

Hi friends, welcome back! Today I’m sharing the first part of our Fourth of July trip to Nantucket! As you could’ve guessed, I absolutely LOVED Nantucket! I loved the slower pace, the never-ending scent of hydrangeas and roses, and the classic Nantucket cottages (well more like sprawling mansions!). I’ve always wanted to go to Nantucket,…