17 Magical Things to Do in Milan in Winter for an Italian Winter Escape

Italy - Milan - Peace Arch covered with snow in Sempione park, Milan, Italy.

While most people think about visiting Milan in the summer or autumn, visiting Milan in winter is a great way to experience some of the city’s best festivals, enjoy the museums and monuments without the crowds, and appreciate the hearty nature of Milan’s cuisine.  Here are the best things to do during winter in Milan plus … Read more

15 Books about Gettysburg to Inspire Your Civil War Travels

The Virginia Memorial at Gettysburg

I wrote yesterday about my visit to Gettysburg over the weekend.  While browsing the gift shop at the Visitor’s center, I stopped to check out their extensive selection of Civil War inspired nonfiction and novels.  Between visiting Gettysburg and seeing Margaret Mitchell’s house in May, I’ve spent a lot of time this year thinking about the Civil War and … Read more

101 Quotes about France to Inspire Your Travels & Your France Instagram Captions

France - Provence - Old Village

Looking for beautiful quotes about France? This gorgeous country inspires thousands of tourists every year, not to mention novelists, historians, and travel writers over the past centuries. Whether you’re looking for France travel inspiration or France Instagram captions, here are my favorite France quotes.  Read next: 50 Quotes about Paris Celebrating Its Triumphant Beauty Can’t read … Read more