My parents live in the LA area and in the last few years we’ve started spending a great deal of time there. While I was never a huge fan of Southern California when visiting before they lived there, I’ve come to really enjoy certain parts of LA as we visit…. Read more
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Every year when I make our Christmas card, I usually have a plethora of travel photos of Nick and I to choose from in places all around the world. This year, our only trip off the West Coast was to Hawaii in March before everything… Read more
This post brought to you by supporters of Land of Marvels. Documenting your daily activities has become the norm, whether you are documenting them to share with your family, friends, or fans, or for future reference. This is one role that social media plays in the world of today. For many… Read more
This post brought to you by supporters of Land of Marvels. As the world starts to open up again for tourists, the coastal city of Athens is arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Thousands of travellers visit the city every year to experience its ancient culture and… Read more
I’ve never shied away before on posting about my thoughts on large world issues and things that change our lives here on Land of Marvels. And I won’t stay silent on such a large issue facing our world today either. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery… Read more
This post brought to you by supporters of Land of Marvels. Granted, your travel plans are probably on pause for the present moment due to the ongoing global health situation. But provided you and yours are keeping well, one way to stave off the boredom is by planning your perfect family vacay… Read more
As we are all moving into a new version of our world after the outbreak of COVID-19, I think more and more we’re realizing that as travelers, the way we travel will look very different after this. Personally, I shared my thoughts on this but I also think that it’s… Read more
Like many of you, I’m self-isolating and staying home as much as possible in an effort to help the spread of COVID-19. And if you’re reading this and you’re still going and out and living like normal, don’t! Do your research and understand how the impact of that is affecting… Read more
In the last year, my travel budget has been greatly reduced, mostly because we purchased a house and have been renovating it and most of our extra money has been going towards that. However, even though my budget went down, that doesn’t mean travel has to stop! There are so… Read more
As a designer, I always appreciate great design and a beautiful invitation for a wedding or event always catches my attention. So when Basic Invite reached out to me to chat about their custom invitation selections online, I can honestly say I was blown away with their products. I’m really… Read more
After just returning from a holiday in which we experienced lots of walking, getting sick and needing to protect ourselves from extreme heat, when I had the chance to partner on this post offering these 5 practical tips for any holiday, I have to say it felt perfect. Travel isn’t always easy… Read more
I’ve always loved New York City and there is something about being in the city that just emits an energy totally unique to NYC. So when I had the chance to work with a company talking about amazing rooftops in the city, I jumped at the chance to gain some… Read more
Merry Christmas! I’m taking the next week off to spend time with my family over the holiday but I want to wish each and every one of you an amazing holiday season and thank you for following along on this crazy journey!
I’ll be exploring around the UK this week but for all my American friends and followers, Happy Thanksgiving! I’ll be back at the end of November with all new LOM content!
As much as I love travel and jumping on an airplane bound for someplace far away, the reality is that flying and car travel is actually really harmful to the environment. Unfortunately in this point in the world, the harmful affects of climate change and manmade global warming are really… Read more