2019 Wish list

2019 wish list. I may have mentioned it briefly. I for sure did in 2018, when I was working on my 2018 wish list. Well, as the year draws to a close, it is time to think back, reflect and be grateful for this incredible year that I have had so far. If you have…

My Top Travel Moments of 2018

Hey guys! As 2018 draws to a close, I wanted to share with you some of my top and favorite travel moments. 2018 was an unforgettable year for the books, and 2019 promises to be just as exciting. I mean, the past few years of my life have been amazing. Well, we can’t forget hang…

Mariella Creations

The last of the bridal shops I went too. As you remember from an earlier post, I found my dress. The dress to end all dresses at The Wedding Dress in Portland, CT. I did not even need to look any further. I could tell that I found the dress the minute everything I saw…

The Wedding Dress-Portland, CT

The Wedding Dress in Portland. I must have tried on hundreds of wedding dresses. It’s exhausting. I found what I liked and didn’t. Some stuff was in my price range and other items not so much. But when you know you know. I discovered cute little boutique shops and realized how much I loved the…

How I Created a Well Crafted Itinerary for Portugal…

Even my dad took notice. I had my itinerary for Portugal planned out to a T. Perhaps I should be a travel agent. I can’t speak for all travel agents, but I can say that I think the best travel agents are those who travel and those who travel extensively. How else can you talk…

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Hi all! Whew…I am back from Asia. What an adventure, I’ll say that much. Unfortunately, you will have to wait a while before getting updates and tips and suggestions and hearing all about that trip. In the meantime, I am slowly starting to post videos of the trip to my YouTube Channel, you can visit…

Why Portugal is a foodies paradise…

Portugal is truly heaven on Earth. And, for someone such as myself, a major foodie who will eat almost anything and loves exploring food and cuisine local to the place I am visiting, I thought I was in heaven. The food of Portugal is so fresh and wonderful and well cooked. But, of course my…