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SPAIN ~ BENALMÁDENA: Puerto Marina & Castillo de Bil-Bil

May 20, 2019 - Our stay on the Costa del Sol was technically in Torremolinos, but just a few minutes' walk along the Paseo Maritimo (Co...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: Vila Nova de Gaia

March 24, 2019 - Forgive my laziness in writing lately, but life sort of gets in the way. Along with a few other trips that still have to...
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SOUTHERN FRANCE: A Last-Minute Road Trip With The Girls

March 17, 2018 - "Mom, where are we going?" is what the two daughters keep asking for two weeks straight. We're leaving in a couple of...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: The Douro Valley

March 03, 2018 - After one night in Porto, we're heading out to the Douro Valley for a one-night stay in a beautiful quinta — a rustic fa...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: Porto, I Think I Love You!

February 24, 2018 - When folks ask me, "So, what was your fave city in Portugal? Porto or Lisbon?", the answer is easy. Porto wins, hands do...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: Obidos & Coimbra

February 20, 2018 - It's time to leave lovely Lisbon and head to Porto (where we'll be flying out of). It's about a 3-hour drive, but since...
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SUTTON, QUEBEC: Glamping It Up

February 17, 2018 - A few friends keep asking me to go camping. In the winter. In Quebec. Where winter temperatures have been dropping to -3...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: Evora & Sesimbra

February 12, 2018 - It's our fourth day in Lisbon and I think we've had our fill of seeing Portugal's capital city's monuments. We've done a...
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SPAIN: MIJAS ~ Pueblo Blanco

February 05, 2018 - About a 20-minute drive from Torremolinos is beautiful Mijas. You've got Mijas Costa which on the coast, and Mijas Puebl...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: LISBON ~ Jerónimos, Belém, Boca & Cascais

December 30, 2017 - Our 3rd day in Lisbon, and today it's about seeing a few more sites then hitting up a beach somewhere to enjoy the sun....
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: LISBON ~ Alcântara & Sintra

July 03, 2017 - It's our second day in Lisbon, and after a quick walk around the Alcântara neighbourhood (where our wonderful apartment...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: LISBON ~ Exploring the City

June 30, 2017 - After 4 days of relaxing in the Algarve, it's on to lovely Lisbon to explore the city, sample Ginjinha and eat even more...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: ALGARVE ~ Beach Hopping

May 27, 2017 - Blessed with a beautiful 200-kilometre coastline, Portugal's Algarve has probably the most stunning beaches I've ever se...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: ALGARVE ~ Albufeira

April 30, 2017 - Finally getting around to sorting out my Portugal pics – my poor travel buddy Manon has probably lost all hope in ever s...
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SPAIN: CORDOBA ~ Pretty In Pink

April 30, 2017 - It wasn't the plan to head to Cordoba today, but the child is getting tired of me waking her at 6 am every morning to dr...
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SPAIN: FRIGLIANA ~ Pueblo Blanco

April 29, 2017 - The child is tired of me waking her at 6 am to drive and do day trips to other cities along the Costa del Sol, so today...
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SPAIN: SEVILLA ~ Plaza de España (Star Wars Film Location)

April 14, 2017 - "I need to find out where this place is!" is the only thing I kept thinking after watching Star Wars: Episode II – Attac...
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SPAIN: SEVILLA ~ Seeing the Sights

February 21, 2017 - We've already been to Antequera and Osuna, Spain today, and now we've finally made it to Sevilla. My main reason for com...
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SPAIN: OSUNA ~ Plaza de Toros (Game of Thrones Film Location)

February 11, 2017 - On the drive to Sevilla, I've already made a pit-stop in Antequera, and now I'm at my second pit-stop, Osuna. Another pl...
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SPAIN ~ ANTEQUERA: The Heart of Andalucia

January 21, 2017 - The ultimate destination for today is Sevilla.... but the drive from Torremolinos is approximately 3 hours, and my atten...
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SPAIN: NERJA ~ Cueva de Nerja & Balcon de Europa

December 26, 2016 - After a morning walking around the Alhambra in Granada, we check out the time and figure we have just enough time to get...
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SPAIN ~ GRANADA: Alhambra & Churros con Chocolate

December 11, 2016 - "Impossible to go this week. It's always full. You should've booked weeks ago." – says the rep in Torremolinos. "Ok, f*...
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PORTUGAL Road Trip: From the Algarve to Porto...and a few stops in between

July 26, 2016 - PORTUGAL, I LOVE YOU! Things always happen for a reason. Fate, if you will - a chain of events that inevitably lead you...
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LAUSANNE: A Lakeside Pitstop

June 03, 2016 - 1 HOUR IN LAUSANNE, SWITZTERLAND We probably didn't give Lausanne the time it deserved, but it really was just a pitsto...
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NEW ORLEANS: K-Paul's, Frenchman Street & Café du Monde

April 30, 2016 - So it's still day 3 in NOLA.... I think my last post left off at Dreamie Weenies. So continuing on from there, where do...
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SPAIN: Costa's Got Soul!

April 16, 2016 - COSTA DEL SOL From Ronda, after driving down a narrow, steep-ass, twisty road, we figure we'll do a pit-stop along the...
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SPAIN: A Little Bit Of Ronda In My Life

March 25, 2016 - "Ugggggghhhh, yeah, yeah, I'm up, I'm up...." Much to the disappointment of the middle child, it's day 2 of March break...
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SPAIN: 7 Days In Andalucia

March 12, 2016 - "When we were in Spain, there were too many Spanish people there. The receptionist spoke Spanish, the food was Spanish....
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BOSTON: Christmas Eve @ Union Oyster House, Quincy Market, The Freedom Trail & Cheers

February 09, 2016 - CHRISTMAS MY BIRTHDAY EVE IN BOSTON So....the hubs asked what I wanted for Christmas /My Birthday (yes, I have the unfo...
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ROAD TRIPPING IN THE LAND OF PURA VIDA

January 21, 2016 - Here, I revisit one of my all-time favourite vacations: a Costa Rican road trip in the company of my good friend Tanya,...
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NEW ORLEANS: The French Market & The Quarter

January 17, 2016 - NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - DAY 3 So it's day 3 in NOLA, and I've given up on trying to keep a chronological order....Ther...
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NEW ORLEANS: Blues, Blackened & Battered (Day 2)

December 23, 2015 - Photos taken | written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 920 times NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - DAY 2 So there's no...
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NEW ORLEANS: Voodoo - Trick or Treat?

October 31, 2015 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 641 times VOODOO Mention the word voodoo, and people a...
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MONTREUX: A Lakeside Secret

October 07, 2015 - Photos Taken / Written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 576 times It's been over a year....and no, I am still...
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SWISS ALPS: Lungern, Interlaken, Spiez & Jaunpass

September 14, 2015 - Photos Taken / Written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 816 times DAY 15...OF 19 Our final destination today i...
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LUCERNE: Lake, City & Mountains

June 29, 2015 - Photos Taken / Written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 870 times Day 15 ….of 19. After making our way through...
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UNTERWASSER: The Shining

June 10, 2015 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 621 times STILL ON DAY 14....OF 19 I know some of y...
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LIECHTENSTEIN: Follow the Yellow Brick Road

April 26, 2015 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 690 times Still on Day 14…of 19. From Innsbruck, we h...
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INNSBRUCK: Capital of The Alps

March 19, 2015 - Day 14…of 19. So off we go early in the morning (no breakfast, not even a coffee!) leaving Bad Reichenhall, Germany, hea...
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BAD REICHENHALL: Not Bad At All

February 21, 2015 - Photos Taken / Written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1222 times DAY 13...OF 19......Leaving Salzburg, we H...
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SALZBURG: The Hills Are Alive

February 14, 2015 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1081 times So, leaving beautiful Graz in the morning,...
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GRAZ: Perfectly Preserved & Picturesque

January 12, 2015 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1030 times Day 12….of 19. Leaving Budapest, we drive...
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BUDAPEST: La Vie Bohème, Alive & Strong (Part 2)

December 22, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1028 times BUDAPEST...CONTINUED Continuation of my c...
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BUDAPEST: La Vie Bohème, Alive & Strong (Part 1)

December 19, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1306 times Days 10 & 11…..of 19. Leaving Vienna, we h...
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VIENNA: Getting Lost Looking For Palaces

December 14, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1646 times DAY 9...OF 19 …..From Kutna Hora, we drive t...
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PRAGUE: Kutna Hora, It's All About the Bones

November 30, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1022 times DAY 9... OF 19 ……..Leaving the wonderful c...
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PRAGUE: Old World Charm (Part 2)

November 21, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 898 times PRAGUE....CONTINUED...... Day 8 of 19 …..a...
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PRAGUE: Old World Charm (Part 1)

November 08, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 842 times Day 7 of 19 ……We leave Munich and head northw...
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MUNICH: Viktualienmarkt & Hofbräuhaus

October 29, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 461 times Day 7 of 19 ……We leave Schwangau and head n...
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BAVARIAN CASTLES: Neuschwanstein & Hohenschwangau

October 14, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 616 times Days 5 & 6 (of 19) ….. 5 minutes from Fusse...
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FÜSSEN: A Medieval Town in Southern Bavaria

October 10, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 1156 times Continuation of Day 5 of 19 …..leaving Lin...
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WINTERTHUR: Schloss Kyburg

September 24, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 460 times WINTERTHUR On Day 4 of 19.....we leave Zur...
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ZURICH: Overrated & Overpriced

September 20, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 460 times ZURICH Yes…… STILL on day 3 of 19, this is w...
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BASEL: Relaxing by the Rhine

September 17, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 430 times BASEL Still on day 3 of 19! We leave Riquewi...
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ALSACE: Riquewihr

September 16, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 433 times RIQUIWIHR Leaving Ribeauvill é, we hit the...
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ALSACE: Ribeauvillé

September 12, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 473 times RIBEAUVILLÉ Still on day 3 of 19. After th...
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ALSACE: Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

September 10, 2014 - Photos taken / written by JENNIFER MAHON | This post was read 621 times Day 3 of 19. We were supposed to continue s...
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MULHOUSE: A Ghost Town

September 09, 2014 - MULHOUSE Still on Day 2 of 19. After Colmar, we drove another half-hour to Mulhouse. What can I say about Mulhouse? Not...
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COLMAR: Capitale des vins d'Alsace

September 08, 2014 - Day 2 of 19. After a lovely breakfast in Strasbourg, then struggling to get into the car without banging the doors on an...
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STRASBOURG: A Bit of France & Germany

September 04, 2014 - First things first. We arrive at the Basel/Mulhouse airport (via an Air Transat direct flight from Montreal to Basel/Mul...
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