Kissing the Blarney Stone in Ireland

Blarney Castle in County Cork

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 Stone in Ireland was my number one, on the top of my list, top of the morning to you all, for 2013.


Gone Girl Filming in Cape Girardeau

Gone Girl, staring Ben Affleck, is being filmed in Cape Giraradeau. It’s drawing attention and tourism to southeast Missouri.


Bayview Garden B&B: Get away from it all in Sandspit, Haida Gwaii, Canada

Bayview Garden B&B

Bayview Garden B&B – a great place to stay in Sandspit. When you land at Sandspit Airport or arrive by ferry from Skidegate, you will be destined for a relaxing time on the island. Staying at a homey place with gardens and a view of Skidegate Inlet can only enhance your experience.


Laid Back Leaf Peeping in the Branson Ozarks

Cameron’s Crag was recently chosen as one of the top 5 B&B’s for “Laid Back Leaf Peeping” by BnBFinder – the latest recognition of their fantastic views.


Discover historic Como Colorado

Como Eating House by Clinton Scott ca. 1898

The sleepy little town of Como, Colorado is a hidden treasure. Established in 1879, it was once a bustling railroad town. Today it’s the town that time forgot. Because there’s been no development here, much of it remains the way it was. Sadly, much of the town was destroyed in a 1909 fire and not rebuilt. Miners heading out from Denver for the gold rush towns of Leadville and Breckenridge rode the train over Boreas Pass.


Awesome color and scenic hiking await in the Hocking Hills

The Inn at Cedar Falls is equally great as a romantic or girls getaway or for families with teens who love the outdoors.