Category: Travel and Vacations

A Beast for the Ages — Longreads

Why do we love (and fear, and kill) polar bears with so much intensity? via A Beast for the Ages — Longreads

In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late — Discover

At Undark, Amy Maxmen follows the archaeologists and scientists who are racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization of Nubia. via In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late — Discover

“Tony”: David Simon on Anthony Bourdain — Discover

The creator of The Wire and Treme remembers his years of friendship and collaboration with the late Anthony Bourdain. via “Tony”: David Simon on Anthony Bourdain — Discover

Popcorn Strings – #poetry #DecemberWriting #Christmas — Night Owl Poetry – Dorinda Duclos

The Christmas tree was lit Only one thing left to do String together popcorn To create the perfect view I carefully threaded the needle Making sure it was nice and strong One by one, I gathered them To make the strand grow long There was just one problem My tree was much too tall I […] via Popcorn Strings – #poetry #DecemberWriting #Christmas — Night … Read More Popcorn Strings – #poetry #DecemberWriting #Christmas — Night Owl Poetry – Dorinda Duclos

Dallas Tales – Room Service Please — The Big Chicken Blog

I arrived to quite the reception recently at Hyatt Place in The Woodlands near Hughes Landing. I’m sure they heard a star was arriving so they pulled out all the stops for little old me. They greeted me with a lovely packet of my most favorite dog biscuits and a special tag to hang on […] via Dallas Tales – Room Service Please — The … Read More Dallas Tales – Room Service Please — The Big Chicken Blog

Travel photo’s & How to use them — Moments with Meg

Some projects I completed to showcase my travel photos around the house via Travel photo’s & How to use them — Moments with Meg

The Sunday of Summer — Live.Laugh.Farm

When I wake in the morning, the sunshine is no longer greeting me through the bedroom window. I stumble through the darkness, hitting the light in the closet and finding my chore clothes. I slip into my cold jeans and pull on a sweater and make my way outside to greet the day. You can […] via The Sunday of Summer — Live.Laugh.Farm

All the Food and All the Wine… Part 1 — For The Love of The Mouse

As most of you already know, we recently embarked on a last minute 60 hours of Disney trip. We got there on a Friday night, stayed at the Dolphin resort which is a great resort option, I highly recommend it. After we checked in, we headed to Food and Wine to get a taste of […] via All the Food and All the Wine… Part … Read More All the Food and All the Wine… Part 1 — For The Love of The Mouse

2.0 Destinations — The Sophomore Slump

Japan (Current Location) [Okinawa, Kanagawa, Nagano, Shizouka, Tokyo] Greece [Crete, Santorini, Naxos, Corfu, Kavala, Thessaloniki, Athens, etc…] Philippines [Bohol, Caramoan] California [Monterey. San Francisco, Palm Springs, Death Valley, Yosemite, Joshua Tree, etc…] – San Diego – Los Angeles Spain [Sevilla, Jerez, Rota] Italy [Naples, Rome, Florence, Capri, Sicily, Venice, Amalfi, etc…] Rest of Europe [Paris, Germany, […] via 2.0 Destinations — The Sophomore Slump

An Unexpected Adventure: Recovering From A Head Injury — Deb’s Adventure

THE EVENT “This is not good”, I said to myself while lying on my back on the ground. A guy came up to me and asked if I was OK. I assured him I was even though blood was flowing into my eyes by then. I had slipped on the ice while walking to work […] via An Unexpected Adventure: Recovering From A Head Injury … Read More An Unexpected Adventure: Recovering From A Head Injury — Deb’s Adventure

Hooray for wifi! — Talking Rowlocks

It doesn’t seem that long since I posted last but a lot’s happened in 2 months so I suppose it’s passed quickly because we’ve been so busy. Ancient stone alignments at Carnac We had resigned ourselves to returning to the UK. The weather, as I have previously griped about, was not conducive to a happy […] via Hooray for wifi! — Talking Rowlocks

SAILS, STORMS, & SCIENCE: ADVENTURES OFFSHORE — The Blog of Williams-Mystic

By Katrina Orthmann, a Fall 2017 student studying Biology, Society, and the Environment at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and the Fall 2017 student blogger. 3 September 2017: A new adventure begins, courtesy of Williams-Mystic. Let’s look at the numbers: 17 students, eight hours of travel, one tall ship, and approximately one […] via SAILS, STORMS, & SCIENCE: ADVENTURES OFFSHORE — The Blog of … Read More SAILS, STORMS, & SCIENCE: ADVENTURES OFFSHORE — The Blog of Williams-Mystic