Quick Trip to Minneapolis

I had been wanting to visit Minneapolis for a while and was excited to check the city out before and after running the Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth. Well if you read my post on my weekend in Duluth, you know I encountered a flight delay on the way to Minnesota. I had originallyContinue reading “Quick Trip to Minneapolis”

Weekend in Duluth Minnesota

Duluth, Minnesota is located approximately a two and a half hour drive north from Minneapolis in Northeast Minnesota where Minnesota, Lake Superior and Wisconsin meet. Being on Lake Superior, there are many outdoor activities to explore in and near Duluth making it a great spot to spend a summer weekend. I will admit I hadContinue reading “Weekend in Duluth Minnesota”

Boston Lighthouse Tour

Located on the Atlantic Ocean, Boston has no shortage of boat tours that you can take. During the summer months, a popular boat tour to take is the Boston Lighthouse Tour. What’s better than spending an afternoon on the water seeing lighthouses and learning some history of the Boston Harbor? The 2 hour lighthouse tourContinue reading “Boston Lighthouse Tour”

Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Gold Statues

Walt Disney World Celebrated its 50th Anniversary on October 1, 2021. As part of the 18-month long celebration, they have placed gold statues of the “Fab 50” Disney characters around all four Walt Disney World theme parks. It’s a fun challenge to find all of the statues while visiting the parks. If you aren’t headingContinue reading “Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Gold Statues”

Exploring Ireland – Blarney, Waterford and Kilkenny

After a day of driving the Ring of Kerry and a night spent in Killarney, we started heading east and making our way back to Dublin. Our first stop was in the town of Blarney, home to Blarney Castle and the famous Blarney Stone. Blarney Castle The Blarney Castle that still stands today was builtContinue reading “Exploring Ireland – Blarney, Waterford and Kilkenny”

Exploring Ireland – Ring of Kerry

After spending a weekend in Dublin and a day exploring Galway and the Cliffs of Moher, it was time to take a ride along the Ring of Kerry. Whenever I thought of Ireland, I pictured green countryside with rolling hills and coastal views of the Atlantic Ocean. On the Ring of Kerry, you will experienceContinue reading “Exploring Ireland – Ring of Kerry”

Exploring Ireland – Heading West to Galway and the Cliffs of Moher

After spending a weekend in Dublin, it was time to head out of the city to explore more of this beautiful country of Ireland. We headed west while be told so many wonderful stories from our tour guide about her home country of Ireland. Her personal stories brought the country more to life and madeContinue reading “Exploring Ireland – Heading West to Galway and the Cliffs of Moher”

Exploring Ireland – Weekend in Dublin

Back in May 2020, I was supposed to head to Ireland but as with all things 2020, that never happened. Finally, 22 months later in March 2022, I got my chance to take my long-awaited vacation to Ireland. This meant celebrating my birthday and a belated St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin. Dublin is not onlyContinue reading “Exploring Ireland – Weekend in Dublin”

Beer and Whiskey in Dublin

When people think of visiting Dublin, chances are that one of the first things that come to mind may be things like Guinness, Temple Bar and Irish Whiskey, among other things. These were definitely things on my mind when I finally arrived in Dublin 22 months later than planned after covid came and derailed allContinue reading “Beer and Whiskey in Dublin”

Birmingham Civil Rights Trail

I love traveling to visit historic sites. When I was a child, visiting historic sites, helped to expand upon what I learned from history class in school. Seeing the sites in person, brings a new perspective to what is learned in history books. As an adult, visiting historic sites, brings an even deeper meaning toContinue reading “Birmingham Civil Rights Trail”