Travel Inspiration

Baking The Perfect New York Bagel (with Recipe)

Baking The Perfect New York Bagel (with Recipe)

Manhattan, the center of New York’s finest bagel shops. When Jim and I go, we know that we are going to fill up on fresh bagels every day that we are there. We love them! My favorite New York bagel […]

Experiential Tourism – Isasha Lions Uganda

Experiential Tourism - Isasha Lions Uganda

“$150 fine if you drive off track,” read the sign in Queen Elizabeth Park. This came back to me unbidden when the researcher’s vehicle took a sudden left turn right through the high grass, with plenty of Ugandan Kob watching […]

Enjoy the Journey – Stories From the Road

Enjoy the Journey - Stories From the Road

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness The act of moving is so inspirational to me! With its feeling […]

Sledding With Eleanor Roosevelt

In Howe The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt As we drive down the dark, wet, sometime icy […]

Searching for Honesty and Courage In This Crazy World

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt It seems that with everything going on in the world today, honesty and courage seem to be a little lacking.  However, […]

Travel Folly to Travel Glory

Travel Folly to Travel Glory

“Look kids! Big Ben, Parliament.” ~ Clark Griswold OK, time for a guilty pleasure confession. You know, how we all have these silly things in life that we enjoy, even though they might be considered lame or embarrassing by our […]

Top Travelers Pick Their Best Destinations

Top Travelers Pick Their Best Destinations

The hardest question to answer when you are an avid traveler is, “Where is your favorite place?” The short answer always is , “I don’t have one!” However, there definitely are locations that stick in our minds, sometime because of […]

Family Christmas Traditions You Can Take On Vacation With You

Family Christmas Traditions You Can Take On Vacation With You

I love traveling at Christmas for many reasons. The first of which is that I’m not a huge fan of the Christmas stress. What should I do for my co-workers? Oh no, I haven’t gotten that package in the mail […]

Adventure Travel Scotland – Shotguns and Quads

Adventure Travel Scotland

  You might imagine I’m writing about a camping or hunting trip in the back woods of the US when I start talking about riding quads (ATVs or 4-wheelers) and shooting at things. But it can be real fun to get […]

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