Artist’s Drive at Death Valley National Park: Finding Color in the Desert!

Artist’s Drive at Death Valley National Park: Finding Color in the Desert!

Planning a trip to Death Valley National Park? Be sure to include Artist’s Drive in your itinerary. The one-way drive through colorful canyons will take your breath away with its raw beauty. Artist’s Drive was high on my list for our visit, and I was excited to finally experience the surreal colors in person. Following […]

A Drive Through the Val D’Orcia: Experiencing La Dolce Vita in Tuscany!

A Drive Through the Val D’Orcia: Experiencing La Dolce Vita in Tuscany!

A drive through the Val d’Orcia should be high on your list of things to do when visiting Tuscany. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Val d’Orcia is ridiculously scenic. And a drive through the region is the perfect way to experience la dolce vita in Tuscany! Read on to discover the ultimate one-day […]

Eight Gorgeous Napa Valley Wineries You Must Visit!

Eight Gorgeous Napa Valley Wineries You Must Visit!

The Napa Valley in northern California is justly famous for its award-winning wines and cuisine. It makes for a lovely travel destination any time of the year. But did you know that many wineries here are worth visiting not just for their wines but also for their unique architecture or art or gardens? So, whether […]

Driving the Big Sur Stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway: Five Must-Stop Spots!

Driving the Big Sur Stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway: Five Must-Stop Spots!

The Big Sur stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway, from Carmel to Lucia, is among the most spectacular coastal road trips in the world. Even if you choose to cruise in your little Honda Civic instead of a snazzy red convertible with the top down, this drive offers plenty of clutch-the-edge-of-your-seat excitement. The road is […]

Our Fleeting Flirtation with Mono Lake…and Why We’ll Be Back!

Our Fleeting Flirtation with Mono Lake…and Why We’ll Be Back!

Mono Lake is located in the Eastern Sierra in California. It wasn’t really on our itinerary when we did an Eastern Sierra¬†fall road trip from South Lake Tahoe to Bishop, because it’s not a lake known for fall colors. But when we were taking photos of hillsides covered with fall color at Conway Summit on […]