Ireland has hundreds of stone circles scattered across its landscape. Some are nearly in tact, some have been carefully rebuilt, while most have just a few stones left – making them fragments of their former glorious selves. Most of these circles have been standing in place for 3000 to 5000 years
There’s a small beach on the Inishowen Peninsula at the northernmost point of Ireland where the Irish Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Like most of Ireland’s northern beaches, it’s scenic and rugged while having a sense of calm about it.
Ocean City Maryland – More than Just the Beach Here are 10 Cool, unique things to Do in Ocean City, Maryland. It’s been a family destination for summer fun for over 100 years, but when you’re looking for something besides the sun, sand, and ocean, check out these unique things […]
A Self Guided drive includes four World Heritage Sites, whale watching, iceberg sighting, and traveling into the ancient landscape at Gros Morne National Park.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Brittany’s Parish Close Dedicated to St. Thegonnec Mise au Tombea – The Entombment – 16th century Lifesize polychrome figures carved from oak by Jacques Lespagnol over a three year period from 1699 – 1702 sit in the Ossuary (bone house) of the Saint-Thégonnec Parish Close in Brittany. […]
The Menhir at Beg er Goalennac near the Côte Sauvage – the Savage Coast – in Brittany is a favorite megalith of mine. It’s heart shaped, and sits on the coast facing west. It stands over eight feet tall. Menhirs – Brittany’s Standing Stones Menhir is the Breton name for […]
In 2011, Dan Burgoyne and I took Amtrak trains from Baltimore to Truckee, California – and back. It was one of our best travel memories, and I learned how romantic train travel can be …. and how awful too. Overall, we loved it. Here are my memories and a few […]
A single mother takes two teenagers and an eleven-year-old on a cross-country vacation and manages to lose one car and buys three more – all in three weeks. Surprisingly, her now-grown children remember this three weeks of hell as a fun summer when they got see Mount Rushmore, the Mall […]
Hay Adams Hotel – Where Nothing is Overlooked Except the White House The Hay Adams Hotel at 16th & H Streets in NW Washington DC has as its motto, “Where nothing is overlooked except the White House.” It’s noted for its fine dining, superior accommodations and the spirit of Clover […]
Travel hags and all females love Christmas at Mount Vernon just like they love cooking shows, fashion, decorating ideas, gardening, celebrating (especially with girlfriends), shopping, chocolate, hot hunky men in uniforms, and listening to a good romantic story. Christmas at Mount Vernon Christmas at Mount Vernon – a venue […]
Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Roll-Ups – a little taste of heaven Crab roll-ups are a bite-sized treat of Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab rolled into pastry dough. They’re super easy to make. BEFORE YOU START: CRAB MEAT – The Chesapeake Bay Blue crab has a distinct flavor unlike crab meat […]
Nervous Nellie’s in Deer Isle, Maine ships homemade jams, jellies, and chutneys but is also a woodland of sculptures by Peter Beerits made from refuse and cast off garbage. If you’re visiting the Acadia region in Maine and looking for an unusual place that offers a fun and memorable experience […]