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DIY LONDON DAYTRIPS

I don’t think I’ll ever tire of London. It’s one of those cities I can return to over and over and love it more with each visit. Yet, despite how much I love London, I do enjoy a break from the city. The following ten daytrips from…

TINTAGEL CASTLE: A PHOTO JOURNEY

Steeped in legend and intrigue, Tintagel Castle is a worthy bucket list site on the northeast coast of Cornwall, England. Tintagel Castle is the fabled birthplace of King Arthur. Whether you choose to believe the tales or not, a visit to Tintagel is well worth the effort to get there…

IRELAND’S CLIFFS OF MOHER: A QUICK GUIDE

What measures 215 meters high and 8 kilometers long? What is so spectacular that thousands of visitors gaze upon it daily? Why, it’s the Cliffs of Moher on the western coast of Ireland! Located in County Clare, the Cliffs of Moher are considered by many as one of the…

IRELAND: TEN TIPS FOR DRIVING THE EMERALD ISLE

Driving in Ireland seems to be on everyone’s bucket list, and for very good reason. To say that Ireland is beautiful is an understatement. It is far better to say that Ireland is spectacular. If given the chance, I would be there now. After several trips, we have found…

ICELAND – ENCOUNTER THE ICELANDIC HORSES

It was live at first sight! A love like this is bound to last a lifetime. You know the feeling… the tingling excitement, the accelerated heart rate. The signs were all there. Who or what am I talking about? Well, it’s the Icelandic horse, of course! The Icelandic horse…

GO EXPLORE: VANCOUVER BC: LYNN CANYON PARK

Whenever our family travels to a new destination, or to a repeated favorite, we try to always venture beyond the usual touristy sites and seek out some fun hiking trails. Often times, we spend a great amount of time exploring museums and gazing at amazing monuments. These are wonderful activities…

ALL ROADS DID LEAD TO ROME

Built circa 312 BC, the Appian Way was the largest, widest, and fastest road of its time. And where did it go? Why Rome of course! For hundreds of years, the Appian Way connected two great civilizations via the port of Brindisi, which was the gateway to Greece. Today, the…

CAPRI – AN EASY DAY TRIP FROM SORRENTO, ITALY

I’m not sure when I fell in love with the idea of traveling to Capri. It most likely occurred after watching the movie, Under the Tuscan Sun, starring Diane Lane. Or, it could have been after the movie, Only You, featuring a youthful Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey, Jr…