Travel Tips for Your First Trip to Paris!

If you’ve read Pictures and Plane Tickets for a while, then you already know that we are quite partial to adventures in tropical destinations. We love the beach, scuba diving, swaying palm trees, mai tai’s, and that overall feeling of being on island time; so you can imagine our surprise when…

A Bucket List Day at the Eiffel Tower

As I planned our trip to Paris, the one thing that I was most excited about was visiting the Eiffel Tower. It was constantly on my mind. After all, it was another adventure that had been on my Bucket List from the very beginning, and I was so excited for…

Feeling like a Princess at Chateau de Versailles

Grand. Opulent. Extravagant. Luxurious. These were only some of the thoughts that crossed my mind as we toured Chateau de Versailles, located a mere 30-minutes outside of Paris. The comments that followed included: “There is so much gold in here.” “700 rooms?! Who needs 700 rooms?” and my favorite comment of the…

From Paris, With Love

Bonsoir, my dear friends! I have a secret to share: I have fallen in love. In love with a city that took me completely by surprise. When I began planning our trip to Paris, I knew that we would like Paris (because who wouldn’t like Paris. Am I Right?!) however, I never realized…

An Island Vibes Anniversary Adventure

Six years ago, on our honeymoon in Maui, Cody and I promised each other that we would try to celebrate our anniversary in a new destination each year; and we’ve been grateful to continue this little tradition year after year. From island hopping around the Caribbean, to cruising the fjords of…