canary islands travel tip: explore the pastel-colored town of aguimes on gran canaria

Canary Islands Travel Tip | Aguimes, Gran Canaria

I approached our trip to the Canary Islands a little differently than I have our other trips: I didn't do much planning at all. I researched, of course, the best places to go and eat, but we had no specific itinerary: just a list of possible things to do. We looked at the list each …

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canary islands travel tip: check out amadores beach in gran canaria

Amadores Beach | Gran Canaria | Canary Islands

Hey, guys! Happy New Year! We've been consistently in the negative digits here in Michigan, so I figure there's no time like the present to tell you all about our Thanksgiving trip to the Canary Islands. Ah, how I would love to be there in the sun and surf right about now... One thing about …

10 things i learned about portugal during our recent trip

10 Things I Learned About Portugal | Lighthouse sits at the westernmost point of Europe in Cabo da Roca.

The hubs and I went to Portugal on a whim. I came across a deal on Travelzoo for a 7-day trip to the Canary Islands and Lisbon, and I could not pass it up. I had a feeling we would love Portugal, but I had no idea¬†how much we would love it or how freaking …

i’ve been nominated for the liebster award 2017!

Liebster Award | Bloggers nominating other bloggers & giving them the recognition they deserve!

Last week, I was honored to be nominated for not just one but TWO Liebster Awards. Huge thanks to the Wandering Gaels and Creating Katherine for the nominations---you guys made my year! The Wandering Gaels are two friends who are exploring their heritage by visiting the stomping grounds of their ancestors. Their blog features beautiful …

16 awesome & unique gift ideas for the globetrotter in your life

16 gift ideas for the globetrotter in your life

To get into the spirit of the holidays, I thought I'd put together a list of awesome gift ideas for the world traveler in your life. (This list can also be subtly known as 'a list of awesome gifts for Ashley---wink, wink.) But seriously, this list contains some practical gifts and other thoughtful/unusual gifts you …