POP POP POP Laying in bed with the windows open my heart was unsettled. Police were storming the Bataclan while I laid in bed. People took hostages and were attacking people because they want to instill fear. People hating people because they are a different ethnicity, faith, tongue and that broke, and is breaking my … More In a World with Terrorism, Why I still Travel | part 2- Love
Where do I begin? At the beginning of course…it’s November 13, 2015: 9:30 pm Central European Time… We were standing on top of the world. Not really but the top of the Arc du Triumph is awfully close. The world seemed so serene, innocent from that height, looking down the Champees Elysees toward the Eiffel tower for … More In a World with Terrorism Why I still Travel | Part 1
On Saturday November 14th, I planned to meet up with my long time pen pal, we have been writing to each other since the 7th grade when I took my first french class.
Oh Paris. I have long wanted to travel and see you. We knew ahead of time which museums we wanted to hit and when so we could spend the maximum amount of time there. So when we arrived in Paris on Thursday the 12th we started with lunch at a street side cafe before going … More Paris 2015 | part une
We only gave Ireland 2 days one in Belfast Northern Ireland and one in Dublin which is in the Irish Republic. Since we had such a limited time in both places I opted for the early flights to Ireland from Edinburgh, arriving before 10:30 am, so we could see as much in Belfast before leaving … More UK 2015 | Ireland
The next few days were full of driving so while we didn’t do much per se, we saw a lot of the countryside and enjoyed the fall weather…I also napped a lot in the backseat. In Liverpool, we toured John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s childhood homes.
After a brief visit in London, which was clearly not enough time, we began our great next adventure to Wales. We somehow decided that driving ourselves would be a good idea, because my husband’s dad had done it before. You know driving in foreign countries. So we dragged our suitcases behind us to the Europcar … More UK 2015 | Wales