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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Solo Traveling 101: What to know before you go


Do you find the idea of traveling on your own daunting? Are you nervous about going somewhere unfamiliar on your own? Do you want to travel but don’t have anyone to travel with? I’ve been in your shoes. I know how you feel. I also got past it and have been happily solo traveling for over 15 years. Here are…

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Christmas Market Spotlight


Christmas is just around the corner. I feel like all of a sudden it’s here and with it comes all the glorious Christmas Markets!!!! I love the Christmas markets. Here are a few of my favorites. York, England There is no doubt that Europeans have the best Christmas markets. The York market is one of my favorites. Not only is…

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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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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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