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Top Travel Hacks: Tips for staying organized


I have been traveling for the better part of 20 years. Along the way I’ve picked up a hack or two. Travel hacks help minimize the stress of traveling and every little bit of organization can achieve this. Some of these  you may have used before, some may be new and they work wonders for me. Packing cubes No brainer.…

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Portmerion & Criccieth Wales


This week I’m still in North Wales. On the hunt to see as many castles as I could I set out to Criccieth on the coast. There were two places I had planned on seeing, Portmerion and Criccieth Castle. Criccieth & Criccieth Castle My first stop was Criccieth Castle set above the beautiful seaside town of Criccieth. There’s only one…

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Solo Travel through Wales Trip Part 3: Snowdonia


Wales has been one of the most scenic places I’ve been to. The Snowdonia region in the north is no exception. From Caernarfon, I made a beeline into the Snowdonia mountain range and found a little slice of heaven, which I made my home for 2 nights. Things to know before you go. A couple of things to keep in…

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Solo Trip, Llanduando and Conwy, Wales


This fall I decided to visit a new country. The country of Wales. Wales is a fairly small country with a huge personality. I traveled throughout the entire country on this trip but I’m dividing it into several parts, Llanduando and Conwy, Snowdonia and Caernarfon, Port Merion, St. David’s and Pembrokeshire, then Swansea and Chepstow. If you’re looking for a…

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Sorry I’ve been on a hiatus but here’s a travel update!


I’ve been on a hiatus recently. There have been a lot of personal changes. Work became crazy and then there was a move but I’m back at it again. Some of the articles you can look forward to on this blog are travel product reviews and I’m going to start putting together trip itineraries. 3-5 days in length. Where would…

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Game of Thrones Tour of Ireland.


I cannot believe that the final season of Game of Thrones is here! What a better way to bring in the new season then to take you on a tour of some of the sites where the show was shot in Ireland. When we were in Ireland last spring my friend Kay and I looked for a tour to take…

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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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