~ Meghan Jones (Guest Post) Experience is the best teacher, they say. Sometimes, you will have to survive three or more “not so great” travel adventures to make the next one the best trip of your life. You’ve probably experienced so many mishaps and inconveniences, from delayed flights to missing valuables, getting lost, getting ill, missing......
~ Carmen Bergamo is an eastern Lombard town located about an hour’s drive (1 1/2 hours by train) from Milan.  Situated at the foot of the Orobie Alps, it is a baroque and Renaissance lover’s paradise.  Divided into Upper and Lower Town, there’s something to do for everyone.  One step on the ancient hilltop of Città......
~ Lauren This blog dedicates itself to helping people travel, but, did you know that your cat could come with you?   You might have seen videos or pictures on the internet of cats climbing mountains and camping with their owners. If you are like me, it was a little over a year ago, you......
~ Carmen Once know as Mediolanum, Milan was the capital of the Western Roman Empire from 286 to 402 AD.  Although Florence, Rome, and Venice get more adulations, Milan is the second most visited city in Italy (Rome is #1), and the 24th most visited city in the world!  It was called the “New Athens” during the......
~Carmen Who doesn’t love a great road trip?  How about a road trip that features great food, music, and breathtakingly beautiful landscape.  One road trip crisscrossing the state of Tennessee accomplishes all three!  Starting in Memphis, the birthplace of rock & roll and traversing to the Great Smoky Mountains is a great way to experience......
~ Carmen Franklin, Tennessee is a small, historic town located just 20 miles south of Nashville.  Known for its Civil War history and thriving downtown, a visit to Franklin, Tennessee makes for a perfect weekend getaway or convenient road trip stop! Franklin, Tennessee happens to be just 3 1/2 hours east of where we live......
~Carmen Joe and I have traveled extensively around the world.  It seems no matter where we are, when people hear we live in Tennessee, they immediately remark, “Oh, Jack Daniel’s!”  Even when we took a cooking class last summer in Athens, Greece, the chef/teacher held up a Jack Daniel’s key chain and exclaimed, “Ahhh! Jack......
~Carmen Chattanooga is located in southeast Tennessee along the Tennessee River and is at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.  The name Chattanooga came from a Native American word meaning “rock coming to a point.”  One view of Lookout Mountain, located on the border of Tennessee and George, will show you immediately why Chattanooga was......
  ~ Carmen Gatlinburg, Tennessee (USA) is one of those rare destinations that has activities for the whole family.  As the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is a dreamworld for nature lovers and hikers!  Next door Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is filled with amusement parks and museums for little and big kids.......
~ Carmen Located along the Eastern Highland Rim in the state of Tennessee is a hiker’s paradise!  We recently spent our spring break road tripping this area of east-central Tennessee in search of beautiful scenery, waterfalls in particular.  This road trip was just one part of our Ultimate Tennessee Road Trip. Check out the  YouTube video......
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