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 . . .

Spotlight Thursday – The St. Mary in Castro Church in Dover Castle


Every Thursday, I will be posting a photo from my travels and a spotlight on the location. Today’s Spotlight Thursday is from the grounds of Dover Castle in Dover, Kent, England.  This is the St. Mary in Castro Church.  I visited Dover Castle as part of my 2015 trip to England while job hunting.  I spent a day exploring the historic castle, church and grounds that has seen / been part of much of England’s history.  Dover has played a critical role in both the defence and offence of England. Continue Reading . . .

My Top 2015 Travel Memories

Hello 2016.  I can’t wait to see what you bring in my adventures. 2015 was a great year for exploring the world.  I visited 3 continents and 7 countries.   I had some great adventures and some amazing experiences. I even had time to visit a few US states and cross 5 National Parks off my list. 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 . . .