Hello and Welcome!

View of Paris from Sacre Coeur
My most recent photo of Paris from the top of Sacre Coeur Basilica

My name is Nancy and I am the creator and owner of Travels On Point.

I’ve been traveling for 30 years! The past four have been full-time as a solo, semi-retired digital nomad in Europe, the US, and Canada

This blog is about slow travel: destinations, travel advice and cultural information for people wanting exceptional travel experiences that are authentic, rich and unique. We focus on Paris and off-the-beaten-path destinations in Europe like Trieste and Avignon.

Four years ago I made a drastic life change; I sold my home in Idaho on 20 acres and re-homed my beloved Great Pyrenees to start a nomadic journey that is still happening!

I have been doing authentic and slow travel since I was at university in France, the kind of travel is natural for me. I visited Paris often then; walking everywhere exploring the city.

I sometimes take tours but often discover on my own.

I meet locals, learn some of the local language and stay in one area for several weeks or months. I speak French fluently and know a little Italian and Spanish and am learning Russian.

The Main Square in Krakow, Poland
Main Square in Krakow, Poland

Travels On Point is dedicated to helping travelers have exceptional travel experiences – authentic, local and outside the box.

Where I’ve Lived and Traveled

Below is a list of those places where I have experience and expertise.



Paris, Avignon, Nimes, Antibes, Rennes, Isle-sur-la-Sorge

  • I lived in Rennes for a year of University, spent one month living in Avignon, and have been to Paris many times.


Trieste, Venice


Rijeka, Rovinj

  • I lived in Rijeka for one month and visited Trieste, Rovinj and Ljubljana while living there.




Krakow, Bielsko-Biala


Dublin, Northern Ireland





Boise, Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint, Moscow, Lewiston

  • Idaho is my home state, I lived in Moscow 17 years and also Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene.


Nevada City (northern Cali) – I lived here for four months

New Mexico

Albuquerque, Santa Fe

  • I lived just outside Santa Fe for three months


Hood River, Salem


Missoula, Butte, Bozeman


Sedona, Flagstaff

  • I lived in Sedona for three months and have returned to visit many times

Washington, DC


British Columbia

Kelowna, Vernon, Grand Forks

  • I lived in Kelowna and Vernon for 1.5 years total



Tulum, Puerto Morelos

  • I lived in Tulum and Puerto Morelos for two months


Far North Queensland

Cairns, Port Douglas

  • I lived attended a two month training near Port Douglas for two months

Egypt, New Zealand,(South Island)

Statue in Nimes, France