Does your springtime bucket list include a flower festival? Just a short drive from KC, the Topeka Tulips are vibrant, plentiful, and well worth a visit.

Topeka Tulips: Strolling Amid an Explosion of Color

Each year spring arrives bringing with it warmer weather, plentiful rain showers, and eventually budding flowers. After months of cold weather and darkness, it’s always refreshing when the temperatures begin to rise and the world starts to become a bit more colorful. One of the highlights of my European adventure last year was traveling to […]

Lyon hosted the 17th World Convention of Rose Societies in 2015 which resulted in a beautiful Rose Festival that became a city-wide event.

Rose Festival in Lyon, France

We got super lucky that we just happened to arrive in Lyon the exact weekend that all the festivities for the Rose Festival were taking place. We weren’t quite sure what exactly was going on, but it was apparent that some type of festival was happening because the entire city was decorated in roses. I […]