I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.Read All Entries
Michael and I never thought we’d find ourselves in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee as part of our Buick Bucket List trip. In fact, the only reason we found it at all was thanks to the Encore’s GPS.
But, somehow, there we were, pulling into the Holiday Inn Express to spend the night in between our visits to the Elephant Sanctuary. It turned out to be a fantastic experience and made us realize how close-minded we’ve been about certain places.
And that, my friends, is what makes travel so awesome. [Read more…]
A couple of months ago, Buick offered to sponsor a “bucket list” trip for Michael and me – a gesture so generous, we realized the only way to properly express our gratitude was to pay it forward.
We went through the items on each of our bucket lists and pretty quickly decided to volunteer at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee and spend a few days in Nashville. We had never been there before, and we thought this would be a great way to give back while getting a real taste of the South. (And, trust me, we took that “tasting” part seriously – and literally.)
This trip was so meaningful to me, it’s taken two months for me to process it enough to write about it. [Read more…]