If you haven’t heard of Sardinia, it’s a island off the coast of Italy with some of the most beautiful beaches I have yet to see. The second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea coming in only after Sicily. It’s also known as the island of a thousand beautiful beaches(and they’re not kidding)! It’s only a 40 minute plane ride from Naples and the French Riviera! You can actually see France(Corsica) from the northern coast of Sardinia. With it’s rugged landscape, fantastic food, secluded coves, turquoise waters, and crystal clear beaches, it’s clearly a hidden gem. Here are 10…

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Thinking of a great weekend trip or even better, an extended weekend getaway? Check out this post for some my favorite weekend trips all over the country for your next trip! Whether you’re looking for a family vacation, girls or guys trips and even a romantic couple retreat, look no further. I’m sure you’ll find a destination here that is perfect for you!

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Writing this post brings back many sweet memories of Provence. We spent our days driving on country roads that took us through a maze of lavender, sunflower fields and endless rows of vineyards. It was mid-July and the sun was beaming brightly but the weather was still cool and made it pleasant for us to roam and wander. The evenings are a bit brisk but the sunsets behind the valleys and mountains are incredibly romantic.  The lavender fields stay in the same location each year but the sunflowers change. But there is plenty of them so don’t worry! The best…

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June, July and August fill the Tuscan countrysides with fields of golden sunflowers. If it’s these you seek, you’ve found the right post! Fall in love with Tuscany and all of its rolling hills, from the olive trees, vineyards and sunflower fields. I was in Tuscany the beginning of July. The buds have bloomed, fields were golden and buzzing with honey bees. My summer under the Tuscan sun was pure bliss.  Starting in June, and depending on the wether, the buds start blooming. The bloom is peak around the last week of June all through July and if weather…

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