Photoshoot in Florence, Italy

Photoshoot in Florence, Italy

One of the special experiences that dad, Paul, and I had on our trip was a photoshoot in Florence, Italy.  Paul and I had a previous photoshoot with PhotoTour Seville in Spain (which you can read all about here). I should start by saying that I would never have really...

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Dear LaurenGlobe, (October 2019)

Dear LaurenGlobe, (October 2019)

(Please note that this post contains affiliate links, and if you choose to purchase anything, I may receive a small payment at no additional cost to you.) Dear LaurenGlobe, Traveling alone as a woman, I want to be brave and fearless, to travel by myself like my male...

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Italy Trip, Day 6

Italy Trip, Day 6

After a few days in Italy, few things could appear more Italian to me than a train employee smoking in the Milano Centrale train station: We were up and off on our day of several firsts: our first high-speed train experience, Paul and I's first time in Rome, and the...

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Downton Abbey Movie Review

Downton Abbey Movie Review

From LaurenGlobe: If you're anything like me, you probably love watching shows and movies that encourage travel and make you feel like you're in another place, living the most lovely life.  The show Downton Abbey makes me feel like booking a flight to England...

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Day Trip to Green Cove Springs, Florida

Day Trip to Green Cove Springs, Florida

Paul and I were feeling spontaneous one Saturday, and feeling inspired by my list of places in a short driving radius that I found by using Oalley, we decided to head down to Green Cove Springs.  The whole state of Florida had been in a panic for days because of the...

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Hitlist App Review

Hitlist App Review

I try to check out new travel apps all the time.  I want to see how to get exactly what I want out of travel, so that might mean the best flight prices, the best hotel prices, or perhaps access to special places to stay.  I have probably 15 or so travel apps on my...

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Italy Trip, Day 5

Italy Trip, Day 5

We all woke up at 7 today, which would potentially sound like we are refreshed, but quite the opposite.  Absolutely none of us slept well at all.  Everyone was wide away most of the night or tossing and turning.  I think and hope this is the jet lag cutting loose and...

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Tips for AirBnB Beginners

Tips for AirBnB Beginners

Disclaimer:  Using my AirBnb links in this site gets me some free credit with them at no cost to you!  Also, all the pictures in this post are from my own AirBnB experiences! New to AirBnB? If you're new to Airbnb, don't fret!  The process to sign-up is simple, so...

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Italy Trip, Day 4

Italy Trip, Day 4

Exploring Milano (Milan) Finally, we are settled in Italy and ready to explore Milano! Jet Lag Today we woke up late and have definitely been hit with a bad case of jet lag!  We went to bed last night around 10 and didn’t wake up today until 11:30! All three of us...

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Italy Trip, Day 3

Italy Trip, Day 3

Italy Trip, Day 3 WE ARE FINALLY IN ITALY! We got through the passport check, which took about 45 minutes, and headed to and found the train station at the airport.  I was a little intimidated by buying my ticket from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Milano Centrale on...

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Italy Trip, Days 1 and 2

Italy Trip, Days 1 and 2

Starting Our Trip to Milan, Lake Como, Rome, Florence, and Venice! Day One- Jax to Fort Lauderdale The day started out at the airport in Jacksonville, FL (JAX) to fly to Fort Lauderdale (FLL).  Paul and I were a little tired as we didn’t sleep well last night, but...

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