Author Archives: Megan Starr

New York City in Winter: A Fun and Festive Guide to the Big Apple

New York City in Winter

Many people dream about visiting New York City in winter and many will make the long trek from all over the world to fulfill their dream.  I have spent several winters in NYC and I think there is a nice mixture of things to do for those looking to hit up the touristy sights and […]

Champagne Tours in Reims: How to Book the Perfect Tasting and Tour

Best Champagne Tour in Reims Guide = Tastings and Tours

I have long considered myself a beer nerd but when I went to the Champagne region of France, I knew I had to convert to taste some of the world’s most prestigious drink. This is a guide that details the best Champagne tours in Reims– it will explain what to expect as well as showcase […]

Big Almaty Lake: A Complete Travel Guide to the Most Famous Lake in Kazakhstan

big almaty lake near almaty kazakhstan

I was recently writing an article for another outlet about Almaty and I said I would send over some photos to accompany the text.  I sent over a few and I almost immediately received a reply back asking if I had a photo of Big Almaty Lake.  Sheepishly, I said, “No… I’ve never been”.  At the […]

Why Noto, The Capital of Sicilian Baroque, Should Top Your 2021 Travel List

Things to do in Noto, Sicily

In addition to Italy’s classic cities like Rome, Venice, and Florence, consider the fabled Baroque town of Noto, on the south-eastern tip of the beautiful island of Sicily. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that this Baroque treasure in the province of Syracuse is home to one of Sicily’s most beautiful historic centers. A sparkling jewel […]

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in Autumn (Not Winter!)

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in Autumn (Not Winter!)

Most people tend to visit Lapland during the same time of the year… the cold and snowy months.  This is a post that details why you should travel to Lapland in autumn, a time that is actually the best for the northern lights, prices, and fall foliage.  9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in […]