Laura En Route Destination Wedding at le Torri di Bagnara - photo by Jules Bower - www.lauraenroute.com

Planning a Destination Wedding in Italy

All photos in this post were taken by me, unless stated otherwise.¬† On October 12, 2017 my husband and I said our “I Do’s” in beautiful Italy. It was a week-long adventure with family and friends and it was perfect. We stayed at the beautiful le Torri di Bagnara in Umbria. During the days leading

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Eurochocolate: The Perugia Chocolate Festival

Every year in Perugia, Italy, there is a 10-day-long chocolate festival known as Eurochocolate. It is a chocolate lover’s paradise. Bring your wallet and sweet tooth because you’ll definitely be needing both. During October 2017, I was in Italy for a week for our destination wedding. We stayed with 20 of our friends and family

8 Sights to See in Assisi

If you’re planning a trip to the region of Umbria in Italy, add Assisi to your list of day trips. This post lists 8 sights you must see in Assisi. For a week in October 2017, my husband and I stayed at le Torri di Bagnara in the region of Umbria, Italy, for our destination

Exploring Estes Park, Colorado

I visited Estes Park for the first time in August 2016 as part of my post-bar trip (as in the exam law students take to become attorneys, not the drinking establishment kind). My fiancé and I planned a road trip from Texas to the Grand Canyon then up to Colorado. We stayed at Estes Park

24 Hours in Vienna, Austria

In the summer of 2014, I studied abroad in Innsbruck Austria as part of a Law School program. We had long weekends to explore nearby cities and countries. During one of the weekends, my roommate and I traveled to Salzburg and Vienna. To stay on budget, we stayed at hostels, skipped a lot of the

Hometown Tourist

  When I’m not traveling, I’m at home in Texas with my husband and two dogs.   Posts about my adventures in and around San Antonio, Texas are coming soon! Once I’ve caught up on posts from my past travels abroad, I’ll start being in a tourist in my home city of San Antonio. I’ll

A Day in Salzburg

“The hills fill my heart with the sound of music.” Sound of Music Salzburg, famous as the stage for the movie Sound of Music and home of Mozart, this beautiful small town is nestled between mountains along the Salzach River in Austria. The Alstadt (Old Town), on the left side of the river, has been

A Weekend in Seattle

I spent a long weekend in Seattle, WA, back in August 2013. It was my last trip before starting law school (I had no idea I would travel so much during school). My fiance and I went for his birthday. Miraculously, it only rained the day we arrived. The weather for the remainder of our

How to Visit a Fairy Tale Castle – Neuschwantstein

The Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany is an idyllic fairy tale castle. Not only is it a beautiful castle surrounded by the picturesque landscape of Schwangau, it’s history is fascinating. The castle was the dream of King Ludwig II. He wanted a castle like Versailles in his own backyard, a new castle Hohenschwangau (new castle