Matisse and more!

It seems that we can not make it out of the house at a reasonable time and somehow we had another late start. But I guess that is why we chose to have 6 days in London. It was another gorgeous day and I felt that I needed to take a token selfie to capture…

A lovely day in London

Today started out like any other day that starts at 2:00pm! Perhaps the jetlag actually hit me even though I was insisting I was fine. Nothing says adventure like taking the train to the bus to a taxi to get somewhere and then the tube to the train to get back! But it was worth…

My jump across the pond

Flying on a long flight is always an interesting experience in coach, and something I do VERY often! Flying on a long flight in business class, made for my little jaunt across the pond, quite manageable. I flew from Dallas to London on Lufthansa and was pleasantly surprised with the service and the caliber of…

And we are off!

Most people who start off a backpacking tour start with a cheap flight and some pretty crappy accommodations. I am lucky enough to start off this trip with my parents with a business class seat and luxurious accommodations. In order to get the flight we wanted, we had to fly to Dallas for a night…

Let the journey begin!

After two years of thinking about actually leaving and 18 months of pseudo saving, I am finally leaving on my world tour. My goal is to be gone for a year, but we will see where life takes me and what I end up doing. Needless to say, my home is now on my back…

What happens in Vegas ends up on Facebook or a blog

I went to Las Vegas for my 30th birthday since I also went for my 21st. Needless to say, the weekend did not disappoint me! The party theme was neon and my friends whipped out all that they could! My best friend with aXcess Travel¬†set up a room block at the Vdara¬†and 23 people (26…