From Paris With Love…

Eiffel Tower

Since I was able to score an inexpensive flight to Brussels, why not take advantage of the location and catch the train to a few other countries? Weeeeelllllllll, it didn’t work out that way. Because I’m a procrastinator, I waited too late to book the train tickets to Paris, and they skyrocketed to $200+. We ended up country-hopping via bus, Flixbus to be exact. The tickets were about $30 roundtrip. Had we purchased the train tickets in advance, they would’ve been around $40 roundtrip. Moral of the story: book your train tickets in advance!! The closer you get to your departure date, the more expensive the train ticket. Read more

Winter Wonderland

::sings:: It’s the most…wonderful time…of the year!! So by now, you should know that I love lights!! City lights, Christmas lights, bright lights…all of the above. Last year, I visited St. Augustine’s Night of Lights in the historic district during the holidays, and it was amazing! You know this event has to be a big deal if it made it to National Geographic’s Top 10 Best Holiday Lighting Displays in the world for 2 consecutive years!! If you’re looking for something different to do this holiday season, St. Augustine is where you need to be. Read more

Belgian Beer & Waffles

If you’ve been following my posts, you may recall me mentioning that I wanted to visit Europe for my birthday and partake in a little country hopping. Well, this came into fruition sooner than expected. A flight deal flashed across my phone screen for a roundtrip flight to Brussels for only $331!! Ok, now you have my attention!! I researched hotels, train tickets, and living accommodations. Everything was coming together; I was ready to purchase my first flight to Europe. Read more