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Oh, the Places We See will be blank for a while. We’re finally checking off a few places in Italy and France we’ve always dreamed of seeing: Lake Como in Italy, a Viking River Cruise from Lyon to Avignon, a … Continue reading
If Utah is blessed with one thing, it would certainly be national parks. And one of them, Arches National Park, is known for sandstone layers, wind-and-water erosions, and structures that make you want to park your car and move in for … Continue reading
If you thought all doors in the Cotswolds would be similar, you’d be mistaken. And we stand mistaken. We envisioned most of them as brown, heavy wooden structures, some with hand-forged hardware, some just plain. But really we didn’t think … Continue reading
Sometimes you yearn for a bit of luxury in your life. And if you’re staying in the Cotswolds of England, that bit of luxury — and more — can be found at the award-winning Lords of the Manor Hotel and Restaurant … Continue reading
With grateful appreciation for all who have served.
We didn’t have to travel far to accept the challenge posed on Ailsa’s blog, Where’s My Backpack. In fact, it was a treat to combine our usual morning walk with this week’s rain theme and a reason to stop and look closely at … Continue reading
We’re finding that we like renting from AirBnB — good properties, full disclosures, ratings from actual renters. But sometimes even the owners don’t know the whole story. When we craved a week-long getaway at a South Carolina destination, we found a … Continue reading
Perhaps there’s one thing to be said for meandering through the Cotswolds in December when nary a bloom is on the vines: “It’s all the better to see the doors, my dear!” We’ve written about the charm of stone cottages … Continue reading
Most of our trips in the States or abroad are one-stop destinations — a major city to explore, a festival celebrating an event, a peaceful state park. But if I could go back to one location, stay for a couple … Continue reading
One of the main attractions, if not THE main attraction, in Bath, England is the 2,000-year-old site of the Roman Baths. It’s here that you can roam ancient ruins, soak up the culture of Aquae Sulis (named for the goddess Sulis) and … Continue reading