Oh, Paris. 💌 Paris, Paris... as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Paris is known as "la ville lumière" or, the city of light. Both because of its leading role during the age of enlightenment, but more literally because Paris was one of the first European cities to adopt gas street lighting. 💡 Paris is a city that … Continue reading Paris, Part 1
Planning ahead has always been a necessity because our last 5 years of travel have been filled with "trips", rather than relaxing vacations. 🌴 RV travel happens to be very similar. You need to make reservations and schedule travel time depending on various factors, one of them being park availability. We found this out the … Continue reading Camping vs Glamping
Everyone seems to have their own idea of what RV life is like, 🤔 and because the concept doesn’t seem to match the subject, this tends to throw people off a bit. Our go to lines have become: It’s like a tiny house on wheels OR, you know those really big tour buses? It’s probably … Continue reading Life on The Road
When Michael & I started daydreaming 🤩 about our Sabbatical, we only spoke of living abroad. What had always attracted us to traveling abroad, was the ability to engulf ourselves in other cultures, to meet people that think differently than us; to gain fresh perspectives. 🧐 Staying in the United States, felt like a compromise … Continue reading Unexpect the Expected
Living in California has it's perks... an ever changing restaurant scene, music concerts, art galleries, museums, the mountains AND the beach! 🏖 🌊 If that wasn't enough, it also happens to have the most vast wine country region in America... 🍇 Hard to believe this place is not the whole package... Hmnn 🤨 think traffic … Continue reading The Napa Valley of Western Colorado?
The holidays are always difficult for us. Splitting your time between in-laws is hard enough, but then you also have your good friends, some with families 👨👩👧👦 of their own, so you wish you could split yourself in two! 😳 The award winning journalist, Edna Buchanan once said: "Friends are the family we choose for … Continue reading I’ll be there for you…
The connection between California and Colorado became seemingly undeniable the longer we lived in L.A. ☺️ From the multiple family members who've moved back and forth between the two sunny states, to our friends boasting about the fabulous skiing in Telluride -- rivaling the likes of Switzerland -- it became apparent we were very lucky ☘️ … Continue reading Western Colorado Wonderland!
Michael and I met in a small town in Western CO. Fresh out of college and with very different backgrounds, I was a city girl 💄💅🏽and he was born and raised in the Mountain West. We were attracted to each other for many reasons; one of them being, we knew we wanted to explore the … Continue reading First Stop on the Sabbatical!
When you finally reach the stage of "Well, why not? ... Why not us and WHY NOT NOW?!?" It's suuuuper exciting! 🤩 It feels like a quick rush of adrenaline to the heart ❤️. Your thoughts start to run wild... ok... ok ... We're quitting our jobs! We're selling everything and we're off to see the … Continue reading THE Movie Montage!
At the time of this writing, when you googled “Retirement”, you got 123,000,000 search results… 😳 millions of websites dedicated to the promise of... drum roll please... 🥁RETIREMENT! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 It seems we all dream of the day when we are no longer tied to a routine, our lives dictated by the tick of a clock. … Continue reading Why not ME?