Scenic Hiking through the Isle of Skye – The Quiraing

The Quiraing

The Quiraing

I can now say that The Isle of Skye is one of the most scenic regions of the world that I’ve been to. If you love the outdoors… the Isle of Skye is a must. Mountains, greenery and rock formations galore make this region unlike any other. The one tip I’d give anyone visiting is make sure you allocate a good amount of time because there are so many hiking trails and things to do on this Island. The weather doesn’t always cooperate, so you end up doing things when you can and not when you plan to. Lesson Learned.
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The Alleyways of Edinburgh

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Brodie’s Close

While walking along the beautiful Royal Mile in Edinburgh you will notice many openings between the many stores and restaurants.  It is very easy to be caught up in the action of the Royal Mile with the stunning Edinburgh Castle at the top.  But, part of travelling is to explore the not so common areas of the city.  Take a moment to peak or stroll down each alleyway.  You never know what you will find…

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A Spring Adventure- A Road Trip through the United Kingdom

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On Wednesday we are embarking on a Spring adventure to the United Kingdom. We are really excited about it. We have been to London and the Cotswolds once before. But we are going to visit some of the other places that we didn’t get a chance to see the first time. As you can see by the map below…. we are starting in Cornwall, making our way up to Scotland to see Edinburgh, Fort Williams, Isle of Skye then coming back down and spending some time in the Lake District and finally hanging out in London for a bit. Continue reading

Las Vegas: Mandalay Bay Resort

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If you are looking for a really nice place to stay in Las Vegas, look no further – Mandalay Bay Resort.  This is a great resort for couples and families!

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Hiking the Wild Pacific Trail on Vancouver Island

Not far from where we were staying in Ucluelet, British Columbia is a lovely trail called the Wild Pacific Trail. Not to be confused with the longer and more popular West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island.

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Sunset

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A Winter Retreat: Taboo Resort in Muskoka Ontario

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Sometimes you just need a break from city life!  I’m sure many of you can agree.

Our escape from the city is Taboo Resort in Muskoka.  It’s about one and a half hours north of Toronto, near Bracebridge.  Taboo Resort is a beautiful resort in the winter (also in the summer).

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Top 10 Travel Items… we can’t live without!

1. Camera (because pictures are worth a thousand words)

Our Canon camera is how we bring our adventures to you, our readers!  Our camera is what brings life to our chronicles.  With our camera we are able to capture video snippets, and beautiful landscape photos of the places we visit.  Our camera captures our memories!

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A Walk Through a Monastery in Catalonia Spain

Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery

Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery


Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery
is in northeastern Catalonia. It is one of the more scenic places I’ve been to before. I found out about this location from the travel bloggers I follow on twitter. If you happen to be in this region you have to make a stop at this Monastery. It is in the region of Cap de Creus National Park, providing lots of opportunities for other day trips as well.Below are a few pictures that illustrate the beauty of the monastery and the area. Continue reading

The Medieval Appeal of the Prague Castle

St Vitus Cathedral

St Vitus Cathedral

Prague Castle is the Castle located on the hill. It is close to the city centre and a must visit if you are staying in Prague.  The castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and built sometime in the 800’s. It is OLD to put it bluntly. I love all things medieval, maybe it is an appreciation for the buildings and craftsmanship of that time. Have a look at this door we found within the castle, could we find something so unique in this day and age?!?! Continue reading

Winter Fun… Cross Country Skiing

Our winter fun cross-country skiing was at Scenic Caves in Blue Mountains, Ontario.  Nature is beautiful.  The snow softly covers the dense forest and creates this wonderful picturesque scenery.

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