Utterly Unexpected Palo Duro Canyon

Out of nowhere the Texas prairie drops one thousand feet down into the second largest canyon in the United States. If we hadn’t known what we were about to encounter our jaws would have hit the ground. They almost did anyway… CONTINUE READING >> 

Out of nowhere the Texas prairie drops one thousand feet down into the second largest canyon in the United States. If we hadn’t known what we were about to encounter our jaws would have hit the ground. They almost did anyway… CONTINUE READING >> 

Pursuing the Perfect Pub Food

Eating while traveling doesn’t have to be fancy. We have found pubs to offer outstanding tasty morsels of wonderfulness that can be regionally enlightening and really help us connect to a place… CONTINUE READING >> 

Eating while traveling doesn’t have to be fancy. We have found pubs to offer outstanding tasty morsels of wonderfulness that can be regionally enlightening and really help us connect to a place… CONTINUE READING >> 

Doing Paris Like We Live There

Since we have been to Paris a few times, we decided that we would like to see it the way our daughter and her husband do… as home.

So we set out to discover their neighborhood in the relaxed style of a local…

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Since we have been to Paris a few times, we decided that we would like to see it the way our daughter and her husband do… as home.

So we set out to discover their neighborhood in the relaxed style of a local…

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Reykjavík has a Famous Phallic Fascination

We had been intrigued, no obsessed, with visiting the isolated island nation for nearly a decade, ever since our eldest sent photos and videos of her trip. In typical Gypsynester fashion went right for the weird stuff… CONTINUE READING >> 

We had been intrigued, no obsessed, with visiting the isolated island nation for nearly a decade, ever since our eldest sent photos and videos of her trip. In typical Gypsynester fashion went right for the weird stuff… CONTINUE READING >> 

Shear Madness: Fall Festivals of the Catskills

When autumn arrives in the Catskills, there’s a good bet a party is happening nearby. 

The explosion of color on the mountainsides brings in folks from far and wide, so putting on a festival is a natural thing to do.
Visit the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, a Sheep and Wool Festival and, because it’s October, or shall we say Oktober… CONTINUE READING >>

When autumn arrives in the Catskills, there’s a good bet a party is happening nearby. 

The explosion of color on the mountainsides brings in folks from far and wide, so putting on a festival is a natural thing to do.
Visit the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, a Sheep and Wool Festival and, because it’s October, or shall we say Oktober… CONTINUE READING >>