Category: Adventure

8 Great Reasons Weight Gain Is Acceptable When You Travel

Here’s 8 great reasons right here.  But I don’t think this is what you were looking for.  So continue on. 1.  Haggis, Funny Fries & Chicken Paprikash You HAVE to sample the local food, and let’s be frank here–it’s not like you have a huge choice anyway. I am talking real honest to goodness comfort

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5 Magical Places To Visit In Orkney

Whenever we return home from a trip without a doubt we will get asked the question, “What was your favorite part of _____________(fill in the blank)?” Orkney has made the top of my list of favorites.  The island is absolutely captivating and so steeped in archeological history it’s almost unreal. 1.  Ring of Brodgar I

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8 Reasons Why We Will Always Be Part-Time Travelers

  Next week, we embark on our longest trip to date–a  5 week trip around Europe. It’s 5 weeks and 7 countries. It’s exciting and nerve wracking at the same time. So, as we run around like chickens with our heads cut off tying up loose ends, it got me thinking about people that travel

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Retirement Tips To Make Your ’14’ Awesome

    “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears”   ~Les Brown, Motivational Speaker~   Attention: Baby Boomers, Empty Nesters, Retirees, or Millennial Planners!  How about a reality check?   If you retire at 65, and live to the average life expectancy of 79, you have roughly

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8 Travel Blogger Poses You Should Try: Make Your Next Vacation Pics Fabulous!

“…..travel bloggers always have such artistic pictures. Besides, the awesome photography, many enliven their pics with imaginative poses. I think it gives the photos more character a joie de vivre quality. Try these 8 poses to make your vacation pictures better!”

Renting A Car And Driving In Scotland: Everything You Need To Know

Take a few guesses. Yep—- that’s exactly what we said. Try figuring those out when you’re driving on the left side of the road, with a hysterical wife going 50 miles/hr and 1000 cars lined up behind you. YES, LADIES AND GENTS WE  DECIDED TO RENT A CAR!! I’m here to tell you, it’s not

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How To Fall In Love With Edinburgh In 3 Days

Edinburgh was our first stop on our 2 week jaunt around Scotland. Even in the 3 days we were there, we absolutely fell in love with the city.  It’s so easy to do and here’s how: 1. Ask A Wee Question You definitely need to engage with the locals because they are some of the

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Snapchat 101 : Part II The Basics (Lenses, GeoFilters, and Text)

Hi Everyone!  I am back for Part II of Helping Old People Use Snapchat “Snapchat For Boomers”.   I hope last week was helpful and not too confusing.  Hopefully, you had fun playing around, using the camera, finding friends, torturing your family, and most important–making people laugh with your antics!  Today we move on to

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Snapchat 101 : Part I The Basics (Creating an Account, Adding Friends and Snapping)

I love snapchat. I love snapchat because it allows you to act silly and do silly things.   What better way to enjoy life then by laughing and making other people laugh.  Laughing makes you live longer, who doesn’t want to do that? Snapping is easy once you learn the basics. I mean who doesn’t want

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