~ 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 and get outdoors, 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......
~ 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 ultimate 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......
~ 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!  You can easily see the major sites in Franklin in 2 days. Franklin, Tennessee......
~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 While you could easily spend a whole week exploring Chattanooga and its surrounding natural beauty, our visits have normally been for weekend getaways.  Being just 5 hours from our home in Memphis, it is a great destination for a quick 2-day romantic, or family-fun escape! Chattanooga is located in southeast Tennessee along the Tennessee......
  ~ 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 waterfall leg of the road trip was just one day of our Ultimate Tennessee Road Trip. Check......
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