In exactly 7 weeks from today, I’ll be boarding a plane to Europe. It’ll be my first time back since my yearlong stint in Madrid and I can’t wait! We’ll be visiting several cities across Spain and Italy, and, having visited nearly all of them before, I already know I’m in for the time of my life. Part of my trip prep involves getting healthier — something I’ve already been wanting to recommit to, and having a trip to work toward only ups my motivation. Which brings me to this week’s Foodie Friday subject, Blenders and Bowls!
Welcome to this week’s Traveler Tuesday feature, where we learn more about a fellow Globe Gazer’s travel tastes. If you’re a traveler interested in participating, please email me at hello@. This week, we hear from Katie Roscoe of Creative Travel Guide.
Happy first day of Spring! Here in Chicago, it’s still cloudy and cold and the memory of snow has yet to melt away. Having been down south less than a week ago, I’m struggling to adjust after wandering around in shades and sundresses! So, I’ve dug up some of my favorite palm tree photos to help get us all through what I can only hope is the final stretch of chill.
St. Paddy’s day is tomorrow and this time of year always reminds me of my weekend in Dublin. Do you know the story of how Dublin got its name? I didn’t, until recently when I was looking through my photos from that trip and came across this picture of the garden behind Dublin Castle.