A Quick Guide to North Lake Tahoe & Reno in the Spring

I recently had the opportunity to take Frontier Airline's new non-stop service from Austin to Reno for a quick getaway trip to North Lake Tahoe and Reno. If you're based in Austin, the new flight runs a few times a week, and is a fantastic cheap way to hop directly over to Reno. From Reno, it's an easy hour drive to Lake Tahoe, or you can stay and check out all that Reno has to offer. It's not difficult to do both locations in one quick trip.

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German Christmas Markets and Beyond: A Trip to Thuringia in December

Though I've traveled Europe pretty extensively over the last few years, one thing I've never managed to do is visit a Christmas market. I've mostly spent my time in Europe in summer (and sometimes the autumn), mostly to maximize daylight hours for sightseeing, so it just hadn't happened yet. When the opportunity came up to explore the Thuringia region in Germany with Jane of A Taste of Koko right before Christmas, I jumped at the chance. 

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