Small town USA: Stars & Stripes in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

When exploring Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee, a rural village about 30 miles from Nashville, one of the things I first noticed was the amount of American flags blowing in the wind. Within the historic district, there are a few stores, art galleries, and restaurants, and it seemed like almost every establishment had at least some form … More Small town USA: Stars & Stripes in Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

Batsford Arboretum in Moreton-in-Marsh | The Cotswolds Secret Garden

Home to a collection of beautiful and rare trees, shrubs, and bamboos from all over the world, Batsford Arboretum and Wild Garden is a peaceful and scenic place to visit in the Cotswolds. On a recent visit, I was instantly amazed by this hidden gem located just outside the market town Moreton-in-Marsh in this wonderful … More Batsford Arboretum in Moreton-in-Marsh | The Cotswolds Secret Garden

The magical Watkins Glen State Park in the rain | Watkins Glen, New York

Located in New York’s Finger Lakes region, Watkins Glen State Park is an absolutely stunning park and well worth a visit for a plethora of reasons. For starters, the park won third place out of over 6,000 state parks in USA TODAY 2015 Readers’ Choice for Best State Park in the United States. When seeing … More The magical Watkins Glen State Park in the rain | Watkins Glen, New York

Nine photos & quotes to inspire you to visit US national parks

The National Park Service’s 102nd birthday On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act, which created the National Park Service. The act stated that the NPS “is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the … More Nine photos & quotes to inspire you to visit US national parks

Eight places to visit in Edinburgh to take in the city’s beauty

Edinburgh, Scotland is a beautiful city to explore with its charming architecture, stunning surroundings, and scenic gardens and paths. I’m really convinced it has to be one of the most gorgeous cities in Europe. Adding to Edinburgh’s intrigue is the pleasing juxtaposition of the Old and New Towns, which come together as a UNESCO World … More Eight places to visit in Edinburgh to take in the city’s beauty

Photo Essay: Luxembourg City’s magnificent views

Luxembourg City – A European urban gem Starting from our hotel in Luxembourg City’s Kirchberg quarter, we passed modern buildings, including European Union institutions. Walking through an open square, I imagined it filled with hurried workers in business suits during the work day. As we got closer and closer to the city center, the buildings got older … More Photo Essay: Luxembourg City’s magnificent views