Entry No. 54: Sanary-sur-Mer, Cassis and Marseilles, France I‘ve already shared one guide to Cassis but what I haven’t shared is that I returned to that amazing little port town a year later with my husband while we were on a Mediterranean cruise. We spent the morning shopping the market…

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Entry No. 52: Northern Italy Brescia, Verona and Mantua When someone tells you they vacationed to Italy, it’s usually to one of these five hotspots: Rome, Florence/Tuscany, Venice, Capri or Cinque Terre. While those treasured spots are popular for good reasons, there are so many other smaller gems to discover in Italy. I’ve…

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Entry No. 51: Mosel Valley, Germany Boy, do I miss getting a call from my BFF asking if I feel like taking the afternoon off and heading to the Mosel to soak up some spring sunshine and wine … those were the days! For three glorious years, we lived among…

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European Christmas Markets Editor’s Note: Couldn’t resist re-sharing the magic I experienced at some of my favorite European Christmas markets as it’s that time of year!  I‘m sharing a round-up of my favorite European markets. Enjoy and Merry Christmas! We loved the Christmas Market in the German village of Dudeldorf. The…

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Paris, vol. 2 Editor’s Note: I’m re-sharing this gem from the archives today. As promised, here’s a glimpse of our anniversary getaway back to Paris. Get ready, it’s a looooong post! And if you’d like, you can see my first travel entry on Paris here. It was our first time visiting…

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Pisa & Florence, Italy I can’t believe how many European trips I still have left to write about for this journal but here’s a peek at our journey to Pisa and Florence almost two years ago – a beautiful and relaxing area of Italy for your honeymoon. It was kind…

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Ghent, Belgium Thought I’d share one of my favorite road trips with you today as I definitely think Ghent would be a grand stop for a European honeymoon. CBB’s Top Tips for Ghent: Take a boat ride. Whether private or public, the boat rides give you a view of the…

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