8 Reasons To Plan A Visit To Ireland

8 Reasons To Plan A Visit To Ireland

"May you always be blessed with walls for the wind, a roof for the rain, a warm cup of tea by the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love to cheer you, and all that your heart might desire." -An Irish Blessing Ireland, The Emerald Isle.  Our adventure to Ireland almost didn't happen and [...]

7 Tips To Surviving Travel Disruptions: The Importance Of Flexibility When Traveling

7 Tips To Surviving Travel Disruptions: The Importance Of Flexibility When Traveling

"We can't direct the wind but we can adjust the sails."  -Thomas S. Mason Canceled or delayed flights, lost luggage, bad weather, mechanical breakdown, illness, and yes, even a pandemic can derail or, even worse, cancel your travel plans. I hope you've never experienced any of these in your travels but the more we travel, [...]

Cooking As We Travel

Cooking As We Travel

"You gotta nourish to flourish." -Unknown We have had a great summer, loving our RV and the fun of taking our home on wheels to new places and experiencing new adventures.  So far, one of the best things about traveling in our RV has been being able to cook outside and taking the meals we [...]

3 Reasons To Visit New Orleans

3 Reasons To Visit New Orleans

"We dance even if there's no radio.  We drink at funerals.  We talk too much and laugh too loud and live too large and, frankly, we're suspicious of other who don't."  -Chris Rose Whether you call it the Big Easy, NOLA, or the Crescent City, New Orleans, Louisiana is a vibrant, historic, eclectic, and culturally [...]

Virginia State Parks, Campground Series: Belle Isle, Pocahontas, And Powhatan State Parks

Virginia State Parks, Campground Series: Belle Isle, Pocahontas, And Powhatan State Parks

"Let's go camping and not come back for a while."  --Unknown The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) takes pride in managing 38 State Parks with an obvious focus on land conservation and access to all Virginians and others visiting our State, boasting a State Park within one hour of every Virginian.  Within the [...]

3 Styles of Camping: What Style Do You Prefer?

3 Styles of Camping: What Style Do You Prefer?

"Making memories one campsite at a time.  --Unknown As we prepared to buy our RV, we dreamed of all the fantastic places we would go with our new equipment in search of adventure, rest, and space.    As we have started to plan, make reservations, and started exploring, we have discovered the importance of understanding [...]

Grilled Bruschetta Pizza; A Joy Of Summer

Grilled Bruschetta Pizza; A Joy Of Summer

"It's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine, it's Summertime! Sweet Summertime!"  --Kenny Chesney There are so many joys of summer: swimming in the pool,  digging your toes in the sand at the beach, swinging on a rope and dropping into a clear, cool lake, heading into the woods with your family [...]

8 Tips For Buying Your Dream RV

8 Tips For Buying Your Dream RV

"Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures." --Lewis Carroll I had the TV on the other day, just for noise. I wasn't really watching but a commercial caught my attention when I heard the voice over announce that "2020 is The Year of the RV vacation."  For us, [...]