18 European Outdoor Adventures for Travelers 2018

2017 is almost over.  It is time to begin planning your 2018 outdoor adventures.  I asked my fellow travel bloggers to share their recommendations for a 2018 outdoor adventure.  I had a tremendous response and had to break up the responses by region.  Keep a look out of my other 2018 region adventure lists. Here are 18 travel bloggers recommendations for European Outdoor Adventures in 2018. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – Wandering along the White Cliffs of Dover, England

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from my ‘I am going to travel while job hunting trip’ to Europe.  Well actually, my plan to spend a couple months in Europe became two weeks in the UK because I pretty much set-up two interviews with in three days of landing in London.  As part of the trip, I took the bus down from London to Canterbury and then Canterbury to Dover.  Upon arriving at Dover, I visited Dover castle and the newly opened, Dover tunnels.  I then took a taxi over to the White Cliffs of Dover. Continue Reading . . .

Taking a Nap in a Giant’s Shoe in Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

I was shocked as the view changed from the rugged coast line of Ireland to the geological wonder of Giant’s Causeway before my very eyes.  I had driven to Northern Ireland as part of a whirlwind road trip around the Isle of Ireland. I truly felt like I had stepped into the land of Giants. Continue Reading . . .

Tricks to Travelling with No Plan

I don’t like plans and reservations. They mean I am committed to an committed to being at a certain place at a certain time. My travel style is free flowing and a desire to follow the whim of the moment. Travelling without hostels and activities pre-arranged is scary and has some risk. I generally plan as I go. I will book hostels and tours the night before. It’s a good day when have stuff booked two days in advance. Sometimes places are full and things can go wrong but I have never been completely in over my head. I have never been left to sleep without a roof over my head. Here are my tips and tricks to prevent complete disaster while travelling with no plan. Continue Reading . . .

Spotlight Thursday – Seeing the Roman Bath in Bath England

Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Photo Thursday is from my trip to the Roman Bath in Bath England, United Kingdoms.  I had planned to spend a couple of days in Bath but due to an interview I had to cut my trip short.  I took a three-hour bus trip from London to Bath.  I used Megabus since all the National Express Buses were full.  Megabus did a great job and got me to Bath on time.  Once in Bath, I dropped my stuff off at my hostel and went to the Bath Visitor Center.  I decide to save time by purchasing one of the multiple venue pass to bypass the line for the Roman Bath.  It was only a couple of extra Pounds. It was worth it to skip the two-hour line.  I took about 4 hours to tour the Roman Baths and exploring the history. Continue Reading . . .