Finding Freedom in Scotland

“You were wild once.  Don’t let them tame you”. ~Isadora Duncan~ Track Four: Now We Are Free by Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard Scotland captured my heart the first time I visited it in 2014.  I stepped off the plane and found my bliss.  Scotland grabs…

Bring Peace With You Wherever You Go

Peace is a sacred commodity.  But many people experience peace as a fleeting, sporadic thing. I know I used to feel that way. For a long time I believed the only way to capture my moment of zen was during moments of exploration.  The moments when I was away exploring…

Taking a Little Time In Florence and Pisa

Travel Mixtape Track 2: “Golden” by Jill Scott Rome may be the capital of Italy but for me Florence is its lifeblood.  It is a city filled with beauty around every turn and with buildings giving you an education with every piece of stone or brick you examine…

When in Doubt Put Some Truffle Oil on it.

I have to be honest and say that for me I never thought Italy and I wouldn’t be a match for food.  I don’t drink coffee, I rarely eat pasta, and I get migraines from wine.  However, there is so much more to discover in this…