Central Europe (A Globus Tour): Vienna, Austria

On the morning of the third day, I finished packing and left my suitcase outside my door for it to be collected and placed on the bus.  Your tour director gives you a luggage tag to attach to you bag to make it easy for it to be collected and placed on the correct bus.  …

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Central Europe (A Globus Tour): Budapest, Hungary

When I arrived at my hotel in Budapest, my tour group already finished their introductory meeting and was headed into the hotel restaurant so I missed all their introductions and review of the itinerary and optional excursions.  Luckily, my parents had arrived in the morning so they got all the information otherwise I would have …

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New Orleans: Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel

One of my good friends recently finished medical school and is moving out of state for her residency so we wanted to plan a short trip as a sort of last hurrah.  We had a few destinations in mind: New Orleans, Nashville, Seattle and Portland.  We also knew it would probably be only a 3-day …

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Weekend in Portland, Maine: Food & Drink Edition

This past May, I joined my parents on a week-long trip starting in Portland, Maine and then driving through Acadia National Park into Canada to visit Saint John, NB and Prince Edward Island and then back to Portland. However, my favorite part was the weekend in Portland, Maine so I wanted to do a review …

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