Add a new UNESCO World Heritage Site to your bucket list — England’s Lake District National Park

The Lake District National Park in England recently became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s not only beautiful lakes here but also rolling hills and stunning peaks. It’s England’s largest national park and includes its highest mountain and deepest lake. Walk, run, cycle, watch wildlife, kayak, swim, or even catch a boat — there’s endless … More Add a new UNESCO World Heritage Site to your bucket list — England’s Lake District National Park

2017 — the perfect year for Beatles fans to visit Liverpool

Let me take you down… Liverpool is the holy grail for Beatles fans far and wide. Many make the pilgrimage to see where John, Paul, George, and Ringo grew up and got some of their inspiration for their music. 2017 seems an especially great time to pay a visit to Liverpool. This year is the … More 2017 — the perfect year for Beatles fans to visit Liverpool

Liverpool’s Maritime Mercantile City transports visitors to another world

As soon as I stepped foot into Liverpool’s Maritime Mercantile City, I was mesmerized. Rhythmically, the waves lapped against the anchored boats. Sea gulls cawed as I walked around what used to be a bustling dock. Encompassing Albert Dock, the old brick warehouses have been transformed into apartments, hotels, museums, restaurants, and bars. The whipping … More Liverpool’s Maritime Mercantile City transports visitors to another world

Six ponderings after two months in the United Kingdom

I’ve spent two wonderful months in the United Kingdom, visiting massive, lively cities from London to Manchester, smaller cities like Leeds and Bristol, and quaint villages and towns such as Avebury and Ambleside. As my fourth trip to this country, I’ve only learned more and more about British life. So in honor of my final … More Six ponderings after two months in the United Kingdom

Five highlights from a weekend in Manchester, UK

Located in northwest England, Manchester is a lively, urban city with booming food, music, and nightlife scenes. Museums, sports, theaters, and shopping districts are just a few ways to indulge in all this city has to offer. I recently spent a weekend in Manchester, and here’s what I couldn’t imagine missing out on. Northern Quarter. Northern … More Five highlights from a weekend in Manchester, UK

Upcoming Travels: Greenland & Arctic Circle Trail

Capping the summer off with the ultimate adventure It’s been an exciting summer for me travel-wise. I’ve visited four countries (England, Belgium, Germany, and Austria) and nine states in the US, including a cross-country road trip from Tennessee to California. Now, my boyfriend and I are about to embark on our biggest adventure to date … More Upcoming Travels: Greenland & Arctic Circle Trail

Six reasons Austrian Lake District needs to be on your European bucket list

Have you ever been to a destination where you stand in awe, in absolute disbelief that you’re actually there? You had seen hundreds of photos of this exact view, but now you’re here in the flesh. It’s as if everything surrounding you looks too perfect there’s no way it can possibly be real. That was … More Six reasons Austrian Lake District needs to be on your European bucket list