Year ‘round on Santa Fe’s Canyon Road: Events and explorations

People come to Santa Fe for the big events such as Indian Market and the Canyon Road Paint Out. But Canyon Road is a draw year 'round with gallery openings and both natural … [Read More]

Sculpture on Canyon Road

Discovery Village adds more fun to Natural Bridge Caverns

  Discovery Village is the new center of attraction at Natural Bridge Caverns near the German town of New Braunfels, Texas.  Designed to enhance the visitor … [Read More]

Natural Bridge Caverns Big Daddy's offer s sweets and treats

Annual Daffodil Festival in Amity Oregon: A spring day in the countryside

Just south of Portland, Oregon you'll encounter many small intriguing towns. Amity is one such place. Amity is a historic pioneer town. On a side road you'll find a pioneer … [Read More]

Amity Daffodils

Put Madrid, Spain on the bucket list

Pop into an amazing hat shop on the Plaza Mayor (emphasis on the last syllable) and also find wonderful ceramics. A sign embedded in the walkway outside the entrance gives its … [Read More]

Start your Madrid planning at the Tourist Information Center at Plaza Mayor

Guinness Factory, Dublin, Ireland

It's a must!  You can't go to Dublin and not visit the Guinness Factory.   Enter the building in a section of Dublin called St. James's Gate.  Options offered are a … [Read More]

Arthur Guinness

Take an off-road Segway tour

Segway tours have become a staple tourist attraction for many large cities. Learning to maneuver the vehicle is relatively easy as it’s all about body motion—leaning … [Read More]

Free time to test our Segway skills

Don’t overlook presidential museums when traveling the US

Did you know that a museum has a real Air Force One and that visitors can clamor up its stairs and see its galley, offices and bunks? And did you know that a small … [Read More]

Gerald R. Ford Museum is in Grand Rapids, MI but the library is in Ann Arbor

5 fascinating bridges in the western U.S.

In the west, you'll find that bridges, many over deep canyons and rushing rivers, are created out of necessity rather than for art. While these bridges are not the typical … [Read More]

London Bridge at Lake Havasu, Arizona

Christmas in Portland, Oregon: Christmas ships lead the way

You know it's Christmas time in Portland, Oregon when the Christmas Ships sail on the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. For close to 60 years, privately owned vessels have … [Read More]

Portland Oregon Christmas Ships

More Delta flights scheduled for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Celebrations abound as Delta Air Lines expands their presence in the Pacific Northwest and Seattle in particular.  Delta Air Lines teamed up with Michael Bublé to celebrate … [Read More]

Mementos of the event

Dublin, Ireland — arrival day and touring

We left JFK, New York at 9:30 p.m.; our flight arrived in Dublin, Ireland at 9:00 a.m. the  next morning, allowing for a five-hour time change and a six-hour flight.  A … [Read More]

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin

Kissing the Blarney Stone in Ireland

A Bucket List is a wonderful thing. For those of you who have started one, either mentally or on paper, you might want to consider visiting Ireland.  Kissing the Blarney … [Read More]

Blarney Castle in County Cork