Visiting Historical Virginia; Berkley Plantation

Visiting Historical Virginia; Berkley Plantation

Berkley Plantation is a family friendly and a history buff's bonanza!  It is not in the center of the Williamsburg tourist attractions, which is a plus for us and we thought it was worth the short drive to visit.  The plantation is peaceful and beautifully situated high above the James River. 

5 Tips For Managing Travel Anxiety

5 Tips For Managing Travel Anxiety

Traveling is a passion for my husband and me and we have fearlessly traveled to places that we marvel at having visited. Having made that declaration though, would you be surprised to know that even an experienced traveler like me experiences some travel anxiety?

6 Tips For Securing Your Valuables As You Travel

6 Tips For Securing Your Valuables As You Travel

All photos courtesy of Prexels "Safety  is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands."  -Jeff Cooper How often do you consider your safety when you travel?  Have you ever felt unsafe when traveling?  Have you ever been a victim of a thief in your travels?  I don't mean to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]