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8 Romantic Things To Do in Chicago

8 Romantic Things To Do in Chicago

Grab your sweetheart by the hand and discover some of these romantic ideas for couples in Chicago. Find out about fun things to do in Chicago for couples like craft beer tasting, boat rides, walks around the lake and getting some culture at a local museum.

Best Walking Boots & Shoes for Europe in Fall

Best Walking Boots & Shoes for Europe in Fall

Traveling to Europe in the fall or winter? Shoes and boots are one of the most challenging aspects of packing, especially if you prefer to pack light. In the fall, winter and early spring I will bring a pair of comfortable and cozy ankle boots and maybe a pair of sneakers too.

Packing List for Europe in Fall

Packing List for Europe in Fall

I think autumn is the best time to travel, especially in Europe. The crowds are thinner but the weather can still be beautiful. And you may also catch leaves changing colors and fun fall festivals like Oktoberfest! What to wear in Europe in fall? Check out this packing list with tips on what to bring on your trip.

Best Boat Cruises in Berlin

Best Boat Cruises in Berlin

You might be surprised to learn that Berlin and surrounding Brandenburg has more than 30,000 kilometers of water and is known as the land of 3,000 lakes! Here are some of my favorite Berlin boat trips.

10 Cute (& affordable!) Plus Size Summer Dresses

10 Cute (& affordable!) Plus Size Summer Dresses

Looking for some fun summer dresses to add to your wardrobe when the weather starts sizzling? Here are some adorable summer dresses that won’t break the bank. Most are less than $20!

10 Reasons to go on a River Cruise

10 Reasons to go on a River Cruise

Are you debating whether or not to go on a river cruise? Here are 10 reasons why you should go on a river cruise. And feel free to share this with your companions who might need convincing too!

10 Things to Bring on a Caribbean Cruise

10 Things to Bring on a Caribbean Cruise

Are you ready for your Caribbean vacation? Sea, sun, and sand make for a wonderful relaxing getaway. Don’t forget these ten essential items when packing for your Caribbean cruise.

Bring a Folding Bicycle on Your Cruise

Bring a Folding Bicycle on Your Cruise

Make your next cruise a little more exciting and independent by bringing your folding bicycle with you. Why not use your folding bike to get around at ports and see the local sights?

20 Awesome Shore Excursions in Alaska

20 Awesome Shore Excursions in Alaska

Alaska is a land of breathtaking beauty and wild adventures. If you only have brief stops at each destination you’ll want to make the most of your time and book amazing shore excursions.

Top 10 Rain Jackets for Europe Travel

Top 10 Rain Jackets for Europe Travel

If you are traveling to Europe in spring, fall or winter it is a great idea to have a raincoat with you. Many rain jackets do double duty of also being warm and windproof.

Packing for a River Cruise in Europe

Packing for a River Cruise in Europe

Whether you are navigating the Danube or the Rhine you might be wondering what to pack. Here are some helpful hints and tips to assist you in deciding what to bring with you on your river cruise and what you can leave at home.

Best Luggage to Use for a Cruise

Best Luggage to Use for a Cruise

The best luggage for an Alaska cruise through the Inside Passage might be different from bags you will bring for a week in the Caribbean. A luxury cruise may call for a garment bag to protect your tuxedo and gown, while a fun in the sun trip calls for swimsuits and easy tote bags to carry your towel and sunscreen.

10 Best Paris River Cruises

10 Best Paris River Cruises

A view of the city from the water is the best. Some Paris river cruises are mostly sightseeing experiences, while others include drinks, lunch or dinner. Here are some of my favorite Paris boat trips.

10 Things You Should NOT Bring on a Cruise

10 Things You Should NOT Bring on a Cruise

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there is a long list of things you cannot bring with you onboard a cruise ship. But if you don’t check with the cruise line or think it through, you might be unhappy to find your innocent item confiscated, held or destroyed. Here are 10 things you should not bring with you on a cruise.