Feb 132017
 
The Sweeneys in Scottsdale Part Two

Scenes of Scottsdale on Instagram Mr. TWS and I are finally settled in at our new home and loving it here in Scottsdale. We’ve been enjoying the sights, activities, and places of our new hometown and have much more exploration to do. It’s easy for us to see why Scottsdale is a desirable destination for travelers […]

May 062016
 
A Tale of Four Regions: Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia-Romagna

It shouldn’t be surprising that art, literature, and music are essential aspects of northern Italy. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, dramatic history, and deep cultural traditions, it’s easy to understand why writers, artists, and musicians have been enamored of and inspired by various locations in the four regions of Italy we visited on our latest trip — Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia-Romagna.

Dec 242015
 
Picture Portugal on Instagram

Picture Portugal — the glittering lights of Lisbon, sweeping vistas of the stunning Douro Valley, Baroque architecture, colorful ceramic tiles, and delightful surprises. These are just a few of the facets of this wonderful country that we captured for our Instagram gallery during our first visit there on our Viking River “Portugal’s River of Gold” cruise.

Sep 282015
 
A Taste of Montana on Instagram

Juicy steaks, gourmet tacos, and ice cold distilled spirits were just a few of the tasty indulgences that Mr. TWS and I enjoyed in Montana this summer on our “Small Towns, Big Eats” road trip from Bozeman to Missoula. Here’s a taste of Big Sky Country eats, drinks and other highlights in this collection of ten Montana on Instagram photos.

Sep 242015
 
10 Glimpses of Maritime Québec on Instagram

Colorful, delicious, fresh, charming, intriguing. These are some of the characteristics I tried to capture in photos during my three-day road trip in two of the maritime regions of Québec, Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie. I’ve written about my trip in other articles, but here I’ll give you a glimpse with ten of my favorite maritime Québec Instagram photos.