“The best education I have ever received was through travel.” ~ Lisa Ling Tastes of Texas Because I was there for a wedding, as well as work, I wasn’t able to explore Texas as much as I would have loved to. Especially if I was traveling solo. The AirBnB we stayed at was unreal, and ironically this Type A lady ….
“Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour – an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.” ~ Jeremy Corbyn Bikes over Cars One of the cool things about Nantucket is that most people ride bikes. While it isn’t carless ….
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.” ~ Walt Whitman Blooming Surprises Our first day in DC was a chilly one. After hours of walking around The National Mall, we decided an indoor activity was necessary. I hadn’t realized that much of the US Botanic Garden was enclosed and was ecstatic when ….
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” ~ Luther Burbank Second Half of the Day I feel like I am talking about two completely different days. Not only did we do completely opposite activities from the morning to the afternoon, but the weather also turned. Going from sunny to ….
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” ~ Martin Buber King Street Once I had my much needed caffeine fix, it was time to explore. As City Lights Coffee was just off of King Street I made my way there first. The city streets were quiet, as it wasn’t quite tourist season yet, and many of the ….
“Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” ~ Vanessa Paradis Horton House After our morning adventure at Driftwood Beach we went back to the hotel to grab breakfast and check out. I was sad to be saying good-bye to Jekyll Island and the incredibly friendly staff at the Westin. Our next stop was Horton House, constructed in ….
“The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.” ~ Enya Jekyll Island Christmas Light Display We drove to Jekyll Island which was all decked out for the holidays. It really was an Island Christmas and I was loving the vibes! We were staying at the Westin which was crowded due to a military ball, ….
“Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone.” ~ Adrienne Clarkson Saint Patrick’s Given our young history, there are not many buildings that will make you awe struck when you enter them. That have ornate designs that take ….
“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” ~ Pablo Picasso The Met One of the draws of New York City is that their are literally a gazillion museums exhibiting a wide range of art. Every time I think of leaving, I am always drawn back because of the abundance of culture the Concrete ….
“Running clears my mind, and gives me a reason to get out of bed in the morning.” ~ Ronnie O’Sullivan Running Therapy Their is something about running that breathes life into the soul. It invigorates the body and sets the mind at ease. While the first couple miles are always the toughest, once my stride, breath, and heart become synced, ….