An Irish Babymoon

When we found out we were expecting, I was adamant that we take one last trip abroad before our little one made her arrival. Since I chose Spain as our previous vacation destination, I let David influence the location of our last big trip before we became parents. Ultimately, we chose Ireland as the perfect... Continue Reading →

Birthday Celebrating in London

David and I visited London to celebrate our birthdays in 2017. We didn't know what to expect, but I must say London has become one of our favorite destinations. We stayed at the Conrad London St. James and absolutely loved this property. Our flight arrived super early in the morning but luckily we were able... Continue Reading →

A Week in Belize

We visited the islands of Ambergris Caye and Caye Cauker during our weeklong visit to Belize in 2011. My sister was celebrating her 30th birthday and generously invited us to tag along. We flew into Belize City and took a ferry to the island. We arrive at the Coco Beach Resort and we're immediately blown... Continue Reading →

A Week in Rome

Rome was the third stop on our European honeymoon in 2009. In fact, this was our first trip to Europe and Rome was a must see destination for us. We love everything Rome has to offer - history, art, culture, amazing food and wine. The list goes on and on and on. We stopped at... Continue Reading →

A Honeymoon in Venice

We spent the final few days of our European honeymoon in Venice. Venice is known for many things and of course its architecture is just one of the. There is so much intricate detail in many of the buildings, most notably St. Marks Cathedral. The canals and numerous bridges are what make this city so... Continue Reading →

A Few Days in Napa

Napa Valley is one of the most beautiful places in California in my opinion. We made the trip to this amazing city during our second wedding anniversary trip to the west coast. We decided to rent a car and stay in downtown Napa so that we were near several restaurants and things to do in... Continue Reading →

A Week in the Cayman Islands

We decided to visit the Cayman Islands for July 4th. We booked a room at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on the island's famed Seven Mike Beach. Our favorite part of the trip was a daylong excursion we took from the resort. We toured the area mangroves, learned about the ecosystem of the island,... Continue Reading →

A Week in Grand Bahama

We decided to make Grand Bahama the destination of our fourth wedding anniversary trip. We were in desperate need of rest and relaxation so an all-inclusive resort on the beach was the perfect vacation destination. We picked the island of Grand Bahama because we got an amazing flight and resort deal at the Grand Lucayan.... Continue Reading →

A Week in San Francisco

San Francisco was the destination of our second wedding anniversary trip. We almost never travel to the west coast but we decided it was time for a different destination. And, San Fran did not disappoint. We booked a room in the Union Square area so that we were within walking distance of many things to... Continue Reading →

A Weekend on the Emerald Coast

We made an impromptu trip to SanDestin Florida to meet some of our best friends from Louisiana Brian and Ashley Patureau. They were in SanDestin for a work event and invited us to tag along. We've been to SanDestin and Destin many times over the years but this was our first time back to this... Continue Reading →

Traveling Tigers

David and I are both graduates of Louisiana State University, or LSU. And, of course we are huge football fans. We’ve been to our fair share of home games in Death Valley but we’ve also traveled with the team to some away games and bowl appearances over the years. In 2010, we headed to Orlando... Continue Reading →

A Visit to Richmond and Charlottesville

We absolutely love Richmond. My sister moved there for a few years after she finished medical school so needless to say we have spent a few long weekends getting to know the city. My sister lived in a historic home in the Churchill neighborhood and one of our favorite pastimes was walking around exploring the... Continue Reading →

A Week in Puerto Rico

We decided to take a last minute trip to Puerto Rico for a much-needed beach getaway. We were still living in Baton Rouge at the time so our vacations typically consisted of sunshine and sand. We decided to stay at the Caribe Hilton so that we would be close to the beach and within walking... Continue Reading →

Hangout Fest in Gulf Shores

We decided to make the trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama for the fifth annual Hangout Music Festival. The lineup was stacked with several amazing bands - The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, Modest Mouse, Queens of the Stone Age, The Killers, Outkast and Jack Johnson, to name a few. We went with a big group of... Continue Reading →

A Weekend in St. Augustine

St. Augustine is dubbed the oldest city in the U.S. It was founded in September 1565 and is said to be the origin of Ponce de Leon’s fountain of youth. With this city being just a mere 45 minutes from our home in Jacksonville Beach, we have spent our fair share of time in the... Continue Reading →

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