What I love about the English Cotswolds, besides the gorgeous flowers, country homes and bucolic, sheep-filled hillsides, is that you can go again and again and never see the same village twice. There are so many picturesque towns and rambling woodland walks that it’s worth visiting year after year. We hadn’t been in more than … Continue reading 24 Hours in The Cotswolds
Bath is gorgeous. And historic. And easy to get to from London. It’s my first suggestion for a day away if you want to explore outside of the city, especially if you are using public transportation. The train from Paddington will arrive at Bath Spa station in 1.5 hours and you can walk to all … Continue reading 24 Hours in Bath
Six weeks. We’ve been living abroad for six weeks! I haven’t decided what this blog will become, but for now it’s my outlet to share how our lives are evolving in a new country. I love sharing our travel notes and itineraries, too, so I’ll continue to post about those. Soon to come, our 24 … Continue reading Settling In and Making a Home
Most of you know by now that Mitch was offered an exciting role with his company in the UK, so we have moved just outside London to our favorite town of Richmond for the next three years. It’s been a whirlwind six months and we are all filled with joyful anticipation mixed with sadness. We … Continue reading Our Latest Adventure!
Ten years ago, Luke was an infant, we were new to Athens and I was looking for a community of friends in my similar stage of life…girls who loved to read, talk and laugh (maybe with a glass of wine in hand!) I count myself lucky that I said yes to an invitation on a … Continue reading A Decade of Books and Friendship
It’s only the size of New Jersey, hidden amongst powerhouses of Western Europe like Italy, Austria and Croatia. But, Slovenia offers the best of the region, a small country that is easy to navigate and overflowing with charm. I wouldn’t necessarily recommend it as your first European country to visit, but after navigating a few … Continue reading Slowing Down in Slovenia
When school let out for summer, we took Luke on his first trip to Washington, D.C. We thought a rising fifth grader would have lots of interest in the famous monuments and a few museums, but might not be ready to tackle everything, so we scheduled our inaugural family visit for just three and a … Continue reading Top 10 D.C. Faves from Our Favorite 10 Year Old