Much of June was spent exploring more of my home state of Virginia, although I did have a chance to hop across the pond to England to visit with friends for a week. As we enter summer I’ve been soaking up all the extra hours of sunlight with two of my warm weather favorites: pool visits and sitting on the patio with a cool drink. Here’s what Noelle Across The Pond got into in June. Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: June 2017”
May had some serious ups and downs (more on that in the Challenges section), but I got to revisit two favorites – New York and Toronto – and explore more of Canada than I previously have before. Continue reading “Noelle’s Monthly Recap: May 2017”
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”