Wanderlusting: My Top Five City Break Destinations for 2017

Wanderlusting: Top Five City Break Destinations in Europe [petiteadventures.org]

City breaks are one of my favourite ways to travel. There’s nothing quite as exciting as jetting off for a weekend to explore a new (or favourite) city.

These shorter holidays give you just enough time to immerse yourself in a new city, see the sights, meet the people, and, most importantly, eat ALL the food, without having to take too much time off (save those holidays for another adventure!).

For me, they are perfect.

While I’m currently wanderlusting over *everywhere* I figured for the sake of brevity, today, I’d share the top five places I hope to take my next city break.  Continue reading “Wanderlusting: My Top Five City Break Destinations for 2017”

My Travel Bucket List: the United Kingdom + Ireland

Title Card - Travel Bucket List United Kingdom + Ireland [PetiteAdventures.org]

Until we moved to Leeds, I hadn’t spent any time in the UK (save for that 1.5 whirlwind trip in June, which I don’t really count), so I hope to make the most of our new home base and explore, explore, EXPLORE!

I could honestly write a novel about all of the things I hope we accomplish in these next few months, but, I won’t. In order to save you from spending years scrolling through a list, I’ve narrowed it down. You’re welcome.

Here are the top ten things I’d like to see, do, eat and explore in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Ireland.

Continue reading “My Travel Bucket List: the United Kingdom + Ireland”

#Take12Trips: My Travel Plans (Dreams) for 2016


As I mentioned in My Goals for 2016 post, I hope to visit 10 new countries in 2016. In addition to the international travel, I hope to explore more of Spain in the coming months. So, when I came across #Take12Trips Challenge and it seemed like the perfect fit.

The #Take12Trips Challenge inspires travellers to make a commitment, to get out once a month and explore—whether it’s a day-trip or a month long jaunt.

As I recovered from our trip North, I decided to do some plotting and planning, and did one of my favourite things: I made a list of all the places I would like to visit in 2016. Continue reading “#Take12Trips: My Travel Plans (Dreams) for 2016”