I had mediocre expectations when I headed to Howth (pronounced like “both,”) but I was very, very wrong. Howth was a highlight of my trip to Ireland…… Read more “A Day Trip from Dublin to Howth”
Before this summer, all I knew about Cleveland was that there was some controversy related to LeBron James. After a few vacation days there, I’m happy to have learned just a little bit more. My top take-away? This mid-sized city has a surprising number of things to do and has hometown pride in spades.
Even though I live in a mid-sized city, I feel right at home in a much larger one. At least a couple times a year I make it my mission to spend some time in a big, diverse city, and Toronto fits the bill perfectly. It’s larger than I initially thought, as it’s actually the 4th largest city in North America, after Mexico City, New York City, and L.A. Toronto is also a truly international city. Walk down the street and you’ll hear a plethora of different languages and accents. Here were some of my favorite things in T.O.
Going through the Niagara Falls area en route to Toronto, I had no idea that there’s much more to see than just the falls themselves. From state…… Read more “SuitcaseEnvy’s Guide to Niagara Falls”
For this week’s photo challenge, “Order,” I wanted to choose two images: one of something man-made and one of nature. The first is of Marina City in…… Read more “Weekly Photo Challenge: Order”
The Wisconsin Dells is one of my favorite weekend getaways in the state, regardless of the time of year. Whether you’re camping and appreciating the natural beauty…… Read more “A Beginner’s Guide to the Wisconsin Dells”
After planning my trip to Switzerland a couple years ago, my dad informed me that my great, great grandfather had been a ferry boat operator on Lake…… Read more “Weekly Photo Challenge: Heritage”