Of all the senses, it's said that scent is the one most closely connected with memory. Other than a lovely whisky liqueur and a few agriculturally based wafts (*cough* cows *cough*), I don't remember too many distinctive odors on my trip through the Highlands. Photos, especially of the small details, are the things that most …
Highland Tales: The Three Sisters
Scotland is full of tales both tall and true. Here are a couple about the Campbells and the MacDonalds in Glencoe.
Featured photo: Thistle in the Faerie Glen
A visit to a very magical place.
Hallooo from the Highlands!
A lovely view from Inverlochy and some teasers of more to come!
Cozy and Crazy in London
Traveling light – and cheap! – in London. First peek.
Tenerife and the Secret Road to Cheese
Never pass up the chance to explore the road less traveled. There may be cheese at the end of it!
Mexican food is comfort food
When living overseas, people miss different things from home. For me it’s definitely Mexican food.
Chip Butties and Other Naughty Bits
A visit to Youghal reveals tiny Vikings, the miracle of birth, bastard half brothers of the king, and tasty treats. Among other things.
The River Wild-lee (the River Lee!)
Despite flowing through the heart of Ireland’s second biggest city, the River Lee is full of wildlife – even whales!
View from an Irish sea cave
A sunny day and a serendipitous visit with an old friend leads to a lovely day at the beach.
Ireland: Body, Mind, & Spirit
When life brings you contrast and change, it can be very hard on the emotions. It flows naturally that the body is affected by the chemical soup coursing through your veins. Friends and loved ones are full of advice and support, but ultimately it's a very lonely experience. I'm trying to make an effort to …
Dreaming of Asia: Part 2
Looking eastward for more daydreaming inspiration. :)
Expat life: Looking forward, looking back
Having family split over 3 countries can lead to a bit of chaos, especially when a baby's due date is part of the planning. New jobs and the ability to finally have our belongings sent from Italy, plus the travel blogging, meant that we've taken more than one flight over the last few months. Still, …
Keeping Cool Roman Bath Style
Visiting hidden mineral springs outside of Rome. They’re good for the skin and have natural bubbles, too!
Dreaming of Asia
Five destinations that occupy my daydreams about Asia travel.
No eels, just fruit, thanks!
Sneaking away for an afternoon by the lake, we discovered a beautiful town named after eels. Or not.
Road Angel of Managua
One of the best parts of travel is meeting warm, generous, and amazing people along the way.
Photo of the Supermoon from Rome, Italy. :)