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  • 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…

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Pantheon in the Latin Quarter of Paris - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    The Panthéon 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…

    Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • 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)…

    Sunday, August 6, 2017
  • 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…

    Sunday, July 30, 2017
  • 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…

    Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Meeting the David at Galleria dell Accademia - Florence Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Meeting the David at Galleria dell Accademia

    One of the top things to see in Florence, Italy has to be meeting the David at Galleria dell Accademia.  The infamous Michelangelo Buonarroti sculpted this amazing statue between 1501 and 1504.  The David…

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
  • Quick Visit to Rhode Island - Travel- @lacegraceblog1

    A Quick Visit to Rhode Island

    Some of us are lucky enough to have friends who move to really cool places. For me that friend is my big sister (sorority), Nikki.  You guys may have remembered me visiting her for…

    Sunday, July 9, 2017
  • How to Conquer Venice’s St. Mark’s Square

    Venice is known as the city built on water and was our first stop on our Italian Vacation. I don’t know if  it was because it was my first glimpse of Italy or what…

    Wednesday, July 5, 2017
  • Champagne Bernard Pertois with Tasty Side to Life Tours

    Champagne Bernard Pertois with Tasty Side to Life Tours

    After visiting Champagne Pommery (recap here), it was time to head to the French countryside to visit a smaller champagne producer.  Our second stop was at Champagne Bernard Pertois with Tasty Side to Life Tours. On…

    Thursday, June 29, 2017
  • Our Relaxing Time in Sorrento Italy - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Our Relaxing Time in Sorrento Italy

    Sorrento was our home base during our time in the Amalfi Coast. Sorrento is known for it’s lemon trees, limoncello and great views. Sharing all about our relaxing time in Sorrento Italy below! We…

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017