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Tofino on Vancouver Island has been a resource outpost, hippie enclave and now an eco-resort town, according the Lonely Planet guide on British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies. And it’s a great place to commune with nature in general and the gentle giants in particular.
It is Saint Patrick’s Day! As such, it bring to mind many things including clovers, the color green, and, of course, Ireland! In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, we’re going to take an armchair trip to Ireland. The Palace of the Boyne The Bru na Boinne, also known as the Boyne Palace or the […]
Everyday is President’s Day when you visit a Presidential Library!
January 26th is quickly approaching. Do you know what that means? Australia Day! Okay, maybe you didn’t know that, but it is celebrated each year to mark the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships in 1788. In celebration, we will be virtually travelling to sites around Australia! Port Jackson Port Jackson is […]
Where will you go in 2015? The old year is almost over and it’s time to think about what new and exciting travel destinations await you in the next one. It’s that time of year when everybody has a list. So check out these lists and see what appeals to you.
Today we observe Veteran’s Day. Today is the day that we take time to thank all of the men and women who have sacrificed their time, their energy, and ultimately, for many, their lives. They have spent time training to prepare for wars to defend our freedom. Today we recognize their sacrifice. As the daughter […]
When traveling involves a road trip, I find it hard to pass up the chance to visit a cave. And I know I’m not the only one that feels this fascination with those mysterious places. On a recent vacation in Branson, my daughter and I saw a billboard advertising the Smallin Civil War Cave in Ozark, MO and we just couldn’t resist stopping.
As we leave summer behind and move into the great beauty that is autumn, there are so many things that I think of when fall arrives. One of the most prominent is walking outside and observing the beauty that is around us as the leaves change color. I went to school at the University of […]