Farewell to Honeymooning

On the last day of our honeymoon Sweet Babou and I flew to Dublin to stay once again with Jen, Paddy, and their two gorgeous children, giving them the dubious privilege of driving us to the airport at the crack of freaking dawn the next morning for the return flight to the states. Aren’t they lucky, to have such quality moochers as their friends? ...more

Grand Canyon | Coolest thing I've ever seen?

NaBloPoMo prompt for today:"What is the coolest thing you ever saw?" Why do I have such a hard time with this question?  I can not for the life of me come up with "the coolest" thing I ever saw.  The first thing that popped into my head was the Grand Canyon.  But, that seems so cliche.  But, to me, it really was...more

St. Pattie's Day Celebration

I just love the richness of the Irish culture. From leprechauns to the Blarney Stone, there’s just so much to it. Really, can you think of any other country whose traditions have permeated so globally: St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by all kinds of people in all kinds of places; and who hasn’t seen a rainbow and wondered if there really is a pot of gold at the end of it? Irish culture is especially wonderful because it’s so positive. Every festival in the home land is a celebrated festive occasion, with eating, drinking, and being merry!...more

Theme Adventure Travel

If you are a traveler seeking ways to vacation differently try turning toward more experiential vacations filled with activities, culture and fun. These trips go beyond tourist traps, site seeing and souvenir shopping. Sugar and Spice RanchThis trip to Bandera, Texas is for mothers and daughters who want to be cowgirls and have the bonding experience of a lifetime. Stay in a real bunkhouse, ride your own horse for a week and learn how to tack up, groom, bathe, feed, turn out and ride horses. ...more