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Best Places to Visit in Arizona, from a Local

My best friend Melissa has lived in Arizona for about 20 years and has shared with me some of the best places to visit in Arizona. Dan and I took a trip to Arizona for Melissa’s wedding which you can read about here. Since my traveling is limited right now, I have enlisted Melissa’s help […]

Living in south Florida: How to Enjoy the Vacation Life

At the start of the pandemic I began a journal. I recently reread it and realized how much we have gotten back to basics since then. I am writing this from a native perspective of a Floridian living in south Florida minus the hustle and bustle. This is my journey into a more laid back […]

Irish Whiskey Best: Stories and How to Drink it

Here we recount Irish Whiskey best tasting practices along with some historic tales. Since we couldn’t actually go to Ireland, we decided to bring Ireland to us. We traveled through Zoom to learn about Irish Whiskey. Our host, John, began the session with introductions and asked everyone what they would be drinking during the tour. […]

Irish Fairy Tales: Thrilling Tales of Truth and Fiction

We recently had the pleasure of meeting with Mark and some other virtual travelers for a virtual tour of Irish fairy tales and weird true stories from Dublin. If you enjoy these Irish fairy tales you may enjoy additional tales paired with a virtual Irish Whiskey tasting. Ancient History During the last ice age, glaciers […]

Irish Whiskey Drinks: How to Make Exciting Cocktails

The Irish like to taste their whiskey. Therefore I had some difficulty coming up with Irish whiskey drinks for this post. The Irish don’t like to mix their whiskey with anything because it changes the flavor. However, I did find a few good Irish Whiskey drinks that we tried and approved of. The rest of […]

kids by the water at Sugarloaf Key

Sugarloaf Key: Great Camping in the Florida Keys

If you want to combine your love of the outdoors with a classic tourist destination, try camping in the Florida Keys. Sugarloaf Key has a KOA and is located near Key West. The KOA has plenty to do, but when you yearn for a bit of civilization just hop over to Key West. It is […]

How to Make Traditional Irish Recipes with a Modern Twist

Since travel is limited I am writing several posts this month on Irish food, drinks, and tales in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. I have updated these traditional Irish recipes to make them healthier, easier to cook, and using more easily accessible ingredients. Not so Traditional Irish Recipe for Cockles & Mussels This traditional Irish […]

Camping at Disney World, How to Enjoy the Magic

We all love the Disney Theme Parks, but did you know that you can go camping at Disney World too? Set on 750 acres, Disney’s Fort Wilderness provides a Frontier themed nature experience accompanied by Disney amenities. Observe deer, rabbits, armadillos, and ducks in their natural habitat surrounded by pine and cypress trees. Where to […]