Escape to Nature in San Antonio, TX www.lauraenroute.com

Escape to Nature in San Antonio

As the days get warmer and flowers begin to bloom in San Antonio, you don’t have to go far to be surrounded by beautiful flowers. Escape to nature without ever leaving the city! Visit these two beautiful gardens! All photos are my own. San Antonio Botanical Garden Location: 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 Hours:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - www.lauraenroute.com

Day Trip to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Take a Day Trip from San Antonio to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center! Just outside of Austin is a sanctuary for plants. The Lady Bird Wildflower Center is so close to Austin it has an Austin address but far enough away from the city that you only hear the sounds of nature (and other

Mission San Jose, San Antonio, Texas

Visit All Five Missions of San Antonio

Visit all five Missions of San Antonio! As a local, I encourage people to see the missions all the time. If you love history, old buildings, and want to visit something unique to San Antonio, you need to add the Missions to your list of things to do and see in the Alamo City. There

Honeymoon in Fira, Santorini

My Husband and I had our destination wedding in Italy during October 2017. For our honeymoon, we took advantage of our close proximity to a place I have always wanted to visit: Santorini. (1) Where to Stay There are a lot of options for places to stay in Santorini, from traditional cave houses to hotels

Where to Eat in Fira, Santorini

If you’re like me, the worst part of traveling is picking a place to eat or drink. With so many options it can be overwhelming choosing a restaurant. What if your choice is no good? What if you’re traveling with multiple people with differing tastes? Eating out while on vacation can be the most stressful

Hike Fira to Oia, Santorini - www.lauraenroute.com

Hike from Fira to Oia

My Husband and I had our destination wedding in Italy during October 2017. For our honeymoon, we took advantage of our close proximity to a place I have always wanted to visit: Santorini. After planning a wedding (and a reception back home in Texas) and spending a week with 20 friends and family, we decided