A Romantic Trip to Québec City

A Romantic Trip to Québec City

In November, 2015, Hubs and I took a trip to Québec City, Canada. We’d spent a weekend down there five years before—our first weekend away together. Our second trip, this November, was to celebrate five years together. Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Québec. The town has a distinctly European feel—more Read More

#NaBloPoMo: Canadian Galleries and Museums

Canadian Galleries and Museums

Today I’m continuing my series on the finest galleries in the world, and bringing you with me to check out my favorite Canadian galleries and museums.  Most of my Canadian experience is limited to the provinces of British Columbia (because my sister is there), Ontario and Québec (as you know, we’ve been summering in Québec). I can’t recall Read More

#NaBloPoMo Bucket List Archeological Sites 2

Bucket List Archeological Travel

I’m continuing today with my list of amazing museums and galleries worldwide. Today though, I’m going to tell you about some sites that will help you to experience living history. When I was around 16, I had the opportunity to join my school mates on a trip to Europe. We visited three countries, starting in Read More

10 Reasons To Visit Orlando's Universal Studios WITHOUT YOUR KIDS 1

10 Reasons To Visit Orlando’s Universal Studios WITHOUT YOUR KIDS

I’m fresh back from Mom 2.0 in Orlando, Florida and whilst there, I made sure to take advantage of every amenity possible. I peed alone. I slept without interruption. I ate, not just one, but several entire meals while still hot. AND, because I was on a roll, I went to Universal Studios ALONE. And whilst Read More

#NaBloPoMo: My Fantasy Vacation

My Fantasy Vacation

I spend a lot of time thinking about travel. A lot more time thinking about it than I actually get to do it. We’ve been planning our next vacation. High on the priority list: within driving distance and inexpensive. We’ve been looking at major cities within about an eight our drive of our home. We’re Read More

#NaBloPoMo - The Best Galleries and Museums in the World

The Best Galleries and Museums in the World

This post contains affiliate links. I’ve lived a privileged life, I’m the first to admit it. I have a great love of the arts and am very interested in world history. In my travels, I’ve tried to make stops to visit the world’s collections of amazing objects and art, and over the next few days, Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

#AAF with This Momma’s Ramblings

I have to admit to you guys…I’ve been really busy at work and my blogging is suffering.  I did just write a fantastic post, that I’m really hoping one of the bigger sites will pick up – but that will take a few weeks.  I didn’t even have a glimmer of a regular Thursday post Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Top Eight Things for a Whovian to See in New York City!

Y’all know by now that I am a total Nerd Girl…and one of the biggest fans of Doctor Who there is. And as we’re heading to NYC next week, I thought maybe I’d provide you a list of the top ten things that a Whovian (that’s a big ass Doctor Who fan) should see. The Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

I Would Have Loved Paris in the Springtime…but…

Having just finished my big Holland trip, I’ve been thinking more and more about Europe. And remembering my last visit to Paris. When one thinks of Paris, various words might pop into your head. There are quotes, songs, movies – “I Love Paris in the Springtime”, “Midnight in Paris”, “Paris Holiday”. How about these words: Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Our Day at the Zuiderzeemuseum

Yesterday we visited a town called Enkhuizen (ank-hous-en) in Holland to see an open air museum (similar to your local pioneer village) called the Zuiderzeemuseum (z-ider-zay-museum). Enkhuizen was one of the most important harbour cities of the Netherlands in the mid-17th century. But as the harbours silted up, it lost it’s top spot to Amsterdam. Read More