To say my relationship with Texas is strained would be an understatement, but I can’t deny the beauty and charm of the Hill Country! Get your cowboy boots on.
By the Wabash River, two Utopian communities tried to create their own experimental paradises. They failed, of course. But going to New Harmony today gives one a light, dare I say, harmonious feeling.
Oh, Colmar, France. Slow down for a few days in the region and discover a beautiful mixture of French and German culture. The capital of Alsatian wine is a great place to unwind for a bit with its storybook streets and vibrant timber houses. Whether you’re into history, art, food, or biking, Colmar has it all.
Ah, Sestri Levante – two beautiful bays, nearby beaches, and stunning hikes. And it’s the perfect location to explore the rest of Liguria. If you’re looking for an intro to the Italian Riviera this is definitely the spot to check out. And it isn’t quite as crowded as Cinque Terre, A place so beautiful legends say sirens settled down here.
Canterbury, England, is one of the prettiest cities in the UK – and it’s only an hour away by train from London. Every stone and alley is well worn from tourists and pilgrims alike. If you love history or need a breather from the crowds and smog it’s a perfect getaway. Continue reading The Lure of Charming Canterbury