Castles of Ireland…a few of the ones I saw in my travels


Continuing to highlight Ireland this month I thought I would share the castles of Ireland I came across in my travels. Castles hold a bit of fascination for me. Probably because there are so few in the US and none quite as old as the ones you’ll find in Europe. Castles amaze me because I think of how they were…

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Happy March! Snaps of the Emerald Isle.


I thought I would take the month of March to celebrate Ireland. It’s taken me a while but I’m a huge fan of the country. From its people to its cities and traditions. It’s an unassuming country that is comfortable and friendly. No matter where you go someone will strike up a conversation with you and the scenery will envelop…

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Fall in Love with Edinburgh with me.


This week was Valentine’s Day and I thought I would share some snapshots of my favorite city…Edinburgh, Scotland. If you haven’t been there it’s worth the trip. I there’s so much I love about Edinburgh, the architecture, the food, the culture. Whenever I think about this atmospheric northern city I smile. Enjoy!    

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What’s your travel playlist?


I read a lot…I mean a lot…and I’ve noticed a string of articles about “travel playlists.” Of course, I’m reading these articles while I’m making my own travel playlist of song that remind me of home. Which led me to wonder…do other people have playlists for places they’ve traveled to? Soundtracks of your life? London will always have a constant…

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How to deal with Holiday Travel Stress


If you live in the US Thanksgiving is coming up and it is the beginning of the holiday travel season. A lot of people are flying to be with family and friends. Or maybe you’re driving to your destination. Either way, some sort of travel is happening for most of us. We’re hit with holidays one right after the other,…

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Best travel pillow! A product review.


If you are anything like me finding a good travel pillow is essential. I have been traveling for years and for years I have suffered from pillows that were too firm or didn’t have enough support. I didn’t want to travel with my full sized pillow from home so I had to find an alternative. The criteria. It was important…

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