2018 Travel Plans: Paradise Awaits!

“2018: A New Year. New Passport Stamps.” 🙂 It’s that time again. Time to dust off the travel guides, embrace the wanderlust, and take a peek at our globe-trotting horizon for 2018. Over the last few months we’ve spent a lot of our free time researching and planning these next…

A Holly Jolly Christmas Adventure!

You guys, how is Christmas just days away?!? There are so many things that I love about this time of year — the fun Christmas parties, the ugly Christmas sweaters, the secret Santas, the delicious food, the classic Christmas movies (“Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color?”, “You’ll shoot your…

Paris is ALWAYS a Good Idea!

There is a saying that a great trip can set you down a path that doesn’t end when you return. I’ve said it in almost every blog post over the last eight-ish weeks… but in case you missed it, we absolutely LOVED Paris! So much so, that Cody and I…

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…