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  • Strolling Around Chicago's Navy Pier - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Strolling Around Chicago’s Navy Pier

    There is so much to do in Chicago, Illinois – like spend some time in Millennium Park to see the famous bean (recap here), eat your weight in deep dish pizza and Chicago dogs,…

  • Playing around Outside Paris' Palais Royal - Paris Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Playing around Outside Paris’ Palais Royal

    Paris is filled with massively popular sight seeing attractions- the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Sainte Chapelle, the Louvre … the list goes on and one. One of the not so well known sights is the…

  • Hamlet of Marie Antoinette- France Travel @lacegraceblog1

    The Hamlet of Marie Antoinette

    Most of our time in France was spent in Paris, but my Mom and I were destined to make a few day trips out of the city to explore more of the beautiful country…

  • Top Free Things to Do in Rome - Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Top Free Things to Do in Rome

    It can be pricey to travel and stay in Rome, luckily there are tons of things to do in this beautiful city that won’t cost you a dime! Check out some of the top free…

  • Morning in Millennium Park - Chicago Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Morning in Millennium Park

    A few weeks ago I headed off to a new city for the 5th annual (my 2nd- check out last year’s recap from Charleston- here) Blog Societies Conference.  I checked into my hotel fairly…

  • Pantheon in the Latin Quarter of Paris - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    The PanthΓ©on in the Latin Quarter of Paris

    The 5th and 6th arrondissements of Paris are home to the quaint Latin Quarter. This area is known for its educational establishments and the heart of student life for over 800 years.  While strolling along its…

  • A Day on the Frederick Distillery Trail

    A few months ago I was fortunate enough to go on a press tour in Frederick, Maryland (where I call home) of various distilleries in the area.  Distilleries (and breweries like here and here)…

  • Visiting The Ancient Roman Forum - Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Visiting The Ancient Roman Forum

    Seeing Rome’s famous Colosseum (recap here) is one of the top things to do when visiting Italy’s capital.  Right outside the Colosseum’s walls you will find the Arc of Constantine which leads to Rome’s…

  • Steep Tuscan Town of Montepulciano- Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    The Steep Tuscan Town of Montepulciano

    Before hitting the road for Rome, the family and I decided to swing by the steep Tuscan town of Montepulciano for some exploring and lunch.  ‘Monte’ in Italian means Mountain and many (and I…