Last weekend we spontaneously (as per usual) decided to drive an hour and a half to the Oregon Garden in Silverton to experience some Christmas spirit and we sure found it. “Christmas in the Garden” is basically what it sounds like… It is Christmas lights, Christmas music, German Christmas Market style Shops, Food and Drink, fire pits, Santa and (real!) reindeers, and ice skating. All it was missing was a little snow! Continue reading “Christmas In The Garden At The Oregon Garden”→
If you are still looking for gift ideas I got some for you ranging from $8.98 – $199.99 USD. They all feature the subject travel in one way or another and some will also be perfect for the foodie, chocolate lover, artist, outdoor enthusiast, bookworm, and comfort creature. Take a look! Continue reading “Holiday Gift Guide For The Travel Lover”→
European Christmas markets are becoming very popular, with more and more shoppers from the UK travelling abroad to pick up unusual gifts while soaking in the culture and atmosphere. There are lots of Christmas markets to choose from, and choosing the best one to visit can be difficult, so here are some of the top contenders to help make the selection easier. Continue reading “Guest Post: The Best Christmas Markets In Europe”→
Planning a holiday is so much fun. But it can also be hard work in trying to decide what to do. There are so many amazing places in the world offering amazing things that sometimes we can get lost in the decision making. When you do plan your holiday, it is great to think about the sort of thing you are looking for in your trip. Different holidays offer different experiences so think carefully about what you want. To help you get started, here are a few ideas to get you inspired. Continue reading “Demystifying Holiday Planning (Ideas to Get You Inspired)”→
I love Christmas time, don’t you? I know there is a lot of commercialization around it, which I don’t like but I can’t help myself feeling joy inside as I am surrounded by Christmas lights and even the December chill and wearing boots and coats and eating really deliciously and giving gifts. Ok, I admit I also enjoy receiving gifts. Oh and of course Christmas trees! There is something just so wonderful about having a real tree in your home.