Medieval Mayhem and Martyrs in Minerve

When we venture off the beaten path we often find that the most interesting places are tiny tucked away surprises that we, and almost everybody else it seems, have never heard of. Minerve is just such a place…
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When we venture off the beaten path we often find that the most interesting places are tiny tucked away surprises that we, and almost everybody else it seems, have never heard of. Minerve is just such a place…
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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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A Look (and Walk) Inside an Active Volcano

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park we got the chance to go beneath the earth’s surface inside a volcano’s network of lava tubes. Yes, we were technically inside of an erupting volcano! If that sounds a bit intense, it is… CONTINUE READING >> 

At Hawaii Volcanoes National Park we got the chance to go beneath the earth’s surface inside a volcano’s network of lava tubes. Yes, we were technically inside of an erupting volcano! If that sounds a bit intense, it is… CONTINUE READING >> 

Cornish Cuisine is Ready for Its Close-up

As always in our travels, food plays an integral role in our explorations. That was even more important on our recent trip to Cornwall because it was a walking tour, so needless to say we needed all of the energy we could get… CONTINUE READING >> 

As always in our travels, food plays an integral role in our explorations. That was even more important on our recent trip to Cornwall because it was a walking tour, so needless to say we needed all of the energy we could get… CONTINUE READING >> 

Bring on Balboa Island

When seeking something to while away an afternoon we spotted a dot on the map in the middle of Newport Bay and, on closer inspection, we discovered the little landmass had a name, Balboa Island… CONTINUE READING >> 

When seeking something to while away an afternoon we spotted a dot on the map in the middle of Newport Bay and, on closer inspection, we discovered the little landmass had a name, Balboa Island… CONTINUE READING >>