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Housesitting in Southern France

TrustedHousesitters in France

Southern France…it just sings of romance and beauty. Rolling hills covered with small vineyards, private yachts and fabulous beaches hugging the Mediterranean coast, tiny villages with traditional stone architecture and colorful wooden shutters on every window. Southern France is dreamy even in reality. And that’s why I leapt at the opportunity for housesitting in Southern France last month.

Southern France...it just sings of romance and beauty. Rolling hills covered with small vineyards, private yachts and fa...

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The Enchanted Forest in Pitlochry

Visit The Enchanted Forest in Pitlochry

A quick visit to Pitlochry over the summer left us wanting to see more – and we also noticed promotional materials for The Enchanted Forest. If you know me at all, you know sparkly lights get me every time. Fill a forest with them and play magical music, I simply can’t resist. The Enchanted Forest in Pitlochry was calling my name.

A quick visit to Pitlochry over the summer left us wanting to see more - and we also noticed promotional materials for T...

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The Real Mary King’s Close Edinburgh Tour

Hogmanay in Edinburgh as an expat

Edinburgh is a city of many levels. You should keep your eyes on the ground to be sure you don’t trip over uneven cobblestones or stumble down a set of stairs. But you should also keep your eyes up so you don’t miss a unicorn sighting or breathtaking castle view. Yet the most interesting level of Edinburgh can be found underneath the Royal Mile in The Real Mary King’s Close Edinburgh Tour.

Edinburgh is a city of many levels. You should keep your eyes on the ground to be sure you don't trip over uneven cobble...

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Rabbie’s Edinburgh City Tour

Hogmanay in Edinburgh as an expat

After attending the recent Travel Massive event in Edinburgh, I realized there were so many opportunities to easily check out more of Edinburgh than I knew existed. First, I heard about Invisible Edinburgh and took the first tour available with them. Next, I was introduced to Rabbie’s Edinburgh City Tour.

After attending the recent Travel Massive event in Edinburgh, I realized there were so many opportunities to easily chec...

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Invisible Edinburgh Powerful Women Tour

Hogmanay in Edinburgh as an expat

By far one of the most interesting and admirable projects I’ve come across lately has to be Invisible Edinburgh. This social enterprise (read: What is a Social Enterprise and How Can I Get Involved?) offers training to individuals coming from homelessness so they can become walking tour guides. Taking the Invisible Edinburgh Powerful Women tour was a truly enlightening experience for this new expat in Edinburgh.

By far one of the most interesting and admirable projects I've come across lately has to be Invisible Edinburgh. This so...

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The Treehouse Cafe in Edinburgh

Hogmanay in Edinburgh as an expat

So we’ve officially moved into Edinburgh! I’m sure you’re as excited as we are to learn more about this beautiful city and its very eclectic inhabitants. Part of moving into a new home is, of course, exploring your surroundings. We’ve been out and about, wandering and popping into various shops and eateries to check out the best of our new expat home (okay, so I’m the only technical expat here since my Irish-Colombian grew up in Scotland, but he’s never lived in Edinburgh). I’ll be sharing some highlights that we uncover as we go…first up is our favorite new cafe: The Treehouse Cafe.

So we've officially moved into Edinburgh! I'm sure you're as excited as we are to learn more about this beautiful city a...

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Guest Post: Looking For Love In All The World Places

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This post comes to you courtesy of Claire Lovesti from www.traveltio.com. She’s on a path we can all recognize: searching for purpose and falling in love with the world in the meantime. It’s all very familiar to me, and I’m still falling in love with the world every day. Happy travels, Claire!


I took a step outside my comfort zone and it rewarded me with relationships beyond my imagination.


This post comes to you courtesy of Claire Lovesti from www.traveltio.com. She's on a path we can all recognize: searchin...

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Find Vacation Rentals in Roatan

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If you are traveling to Roatan, you have countless options to choose from for accommodations. If you like the beachfront hotel or resort idea, check out this article for my recommendations. But if you prefer the idea of a vacation home with a full kitchen where you can cook some of your meals and probably save some money, here’s how to find vacation rentals in Roatan.

If you are traveling to Roatan, you have countless options to choose from for accommodations. If you like the beachfront...

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Cinque Terre, You Have My Heart

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There are a few places in the world where I arrive and simply feel at home. Cinque Terre does that to me; arriving here takes my breath away yet settles my soul simultaneously. Cinque Terre always has a piece of my heart.

There are a few places in the world where I arrive and simply feel at home. Cinque Terre does that to me; arriving here...

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Casablanca – Not Just a Classic Movie

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Casablanca…When you hear that, I’ll bet it conjures up black and white images from the classic film. I’ll bet you think of its famous lines, “Here’s looking at you, kid,” and “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” I’ll bet you think of classic love stories and piano bars in the middle of the desert.

Casablanca...When you hear that, I'll bet it conjures up black and white images from the classic film. I'll bet you thin...

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