“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 ….
“The next five months are grim ones. I always feel sorry to have the summertime change, with the dark evenings closing in mid-afternoon, and will try to lay in some physical comforts these months – the best insurance against gloominess for me.” ~ Sylvia Plath Summer where did you go? How is it September already? I feel as if I ….
“Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.” ~ Vicente Fox The National Mall After joyously caffeinating ourselves, Sarah and I headed to The National Mall. On maps, everything looks far apart, but it didn’t seem it when we were walking. Though we ….
“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 ….
“Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun.” ~ Karolina Kurkova Winter Hiking I get asked A LOT about Winter hiking. Most people think I am crazy and I concur for even undertaking the freezing feat. Hiking isn’t always enjoyable, even in warmer months, why would I want to torture myself when it is sub zero out? Honestly, I don’t ….
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” ~ Rosalia de Castro 2017 Memories Bare with me because I am about to get disgustingly nostalgic, as I take a trip down memory picture lane. What a year it has been. It has had its ups and ….
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson My last major trip of the year is going to Vermont for my friends’ annual Christmas party which is held on the second weekend of December. While I always fly back to New Hampshire for Christmas, it really does NOT ….
“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” ~ Frank Borman Tybee Lighthouse Shockingly it was only ten when we left Surf and Song, but it felt like it was noon time. Our next adventure was taking place at Tybee Island Light Station and Museum at Fort Screven. I have a love affair with lighthouses. The stoicness they represent ….
“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.” ~ John F. Kennedy Stop One Our first stop on our Georgia extravaganza, was Tybee Island. We were staying there for one night before heading downwards to Jekyll and ….
“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 ….