The saying “Time flies when you’re having fun” certainly proved to be true this month as I spent more than half the month doing what I love most – traveling!
I kicked the month off with a week long eastern Caribbean cruise that departed from San Juan, Puerto Rico and stopped at five ports of call: St. Thomas (USVI), Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, and St. Maarten. Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: April 2017”
England came alive this month with several sunny days and flowers blooming all over. And, for the first time since last March, I went an entire month without flying anywhere! That didn’t stop me from traveling though, as I took the train up to Scotland for a weekend in Glasgow and Loch Lomond National Park, followed by a day trip around the north Cotswolds by car. Late March I purposely laid low, as April is going to be one of my busiest travel months ever (more on that below!). Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: March 2017”
After a January that dragged on, February seemingly flew by. Early and mid month were spent laying low in England, with a day trip to Evesham and staycation in Cheltenham. Things got busier later in the month though as I flew to the Baltics for a nine day adventure through Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia – look for coverage on that trip this month. Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: February 2017”
January started off with sickness slowing me down considerably early and again mid month, although I did manage to fit in a great hike at Leckhampton Hill, and day trips to Cirencester and Bath. It was also a emotionally frustrating month as I watched the U.S. political turmoil from afar. There’s always the good to focus on though, as my trip to Porto, Portugal was one of my favorite I’ve done thus far – look for posts on it in February.
Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: January 2017”
December was a month full of friends, family, and festive holiday celebrations. I started off the Christmas season at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, London, followed by a weekend in Stuttgart, Germany to experience the infamous Christmas markets. Mid-month, it was time to head home to be with family and friends for Christmas, my birthday, and New Years. Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: December 2016”