Like many people, the last 2 years put a bit of a damper on our ability to explore the depths of our travel bucket lists. Our adventures have largely been relegated to trips around New England or Ohio, lots of bookstore runs, and vats of coffee. Which are some of our favorite adventures, of course, … Continue reading We are back!
Long-haul flights are easy to manage for some. They get to their seat, put in some earbuds and are snoring away while engines kick into motion, snoozing before take-off is even complete. Others find sleeping on a flight difficult. The coughing passengers, crying babies and the anticipation of arriving at your destination can make it … Continue reading Surviving a Sleepless Flight
"When I die Dublin will be written in my heart." - James Joyce Emerald rolling hills, the sweet heaviness of lingering mist triggers the imagination to paint the image of faeries and wee-folk playing along the hills and streams. With some of the loveliest, most welcoming people you will ever meet and a rich history, … Continue reading Literary Travels: Dublin
October 25, 2018, London, England Thursday was a miscellaneous day where I tried to play catch up, or make any final trips before I head back tomorrow. With there being no concrete plans, I ended up leaving my hotel room with an Uber at about 12:30. The first stop was to see Temple Church, one … Continue reading Templars, Dickens’ Chair, & Arthur
November 3, 2018, Hartford, Connecticut For once, I got up when I actually anticipated. I think it's because of scheduled itinerary; if I have to be somewhere at a certain time, subconsciously my mind and body make sure I perform in that acquired, timely fashion. Due to that performance, I headed back down to Connecticut … Continue reading Golden Shades of Twain
Today's only stamped itinerary was Madame Tussaud's at noon. At least that was the slot I planned to get in. I got there a little early so, like at the London Eye, I had to wait just before it was appropriate to get to the specified line. But I was in there within two minutes. … Continue reading Timeless Figures with Labels
Bittersweet. If I had to choose one word to best describe this next adventure, that would be it. New beginnings. It means closing a chapter and starting a new one, but sometimes it comes with some tears. This next Sunday, the two of us will embark on a road trip of nearly 800 miles from … Continue reading Adventure: Road trippin’ to Boston
Day Eleven: November 6th, Edinburgh, ScotlandToday was what we called the Free day. The lounge-about day where we got to sleep in, I got to take a long, hot shower, and eat a little breakfast before we separated. To do whatever each of us solely wanted to do. For me, the day was made for … Continue reading Days Eleven through Fifteen