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Hi! I'm Polly and this is my travel blog.

I've been traveling since before I was born (literally), thanks to my parents. However, between work and money, my trips are usually limited to one or two new locations per year. I love adding new countries to the list of places I've visited, but I also enjoy seeing different parts of the United States and feel lucky to live in such a large, geographically and culturally diverse country. As of this posting, I've been to 16 countries and visited 38 of the 50 states.

I'm an artist and a history and culture geek. I love trying new food and exploring old buildings. I enjoy city weekends and country road trips. I'm generally a budget traveler, but I like to splurge on at least one unique experience for each trip I take. Sometimes I travel with family or friends, but I love the freedom of solo travel. Capturing the feel of a place with my camera is extremely important to me.

Below is a list of places I've been to. I've added links to the ones I've written a…

Latest Posts

Five Reasons to Visit Cuenca

Tilting at Windmills with Julià Travels

Belmonte Castle

Wining and Dining in La Mancha

Santiago Bernabéu Tour

Goya's Madrid

Paseo del Arte

Sunday in the Park

World Cup of Tapas

El Greco's Spain

Toledo, City of Three Cultures