Maybe I am late to the party, but it seems like Advent Calendars are a really hot Christmas gift this year. I am loving them as a gift because there is an advent calendar out there for everybody’s tastes! An advent calendar typically counts down the days of advent which usually starts at the end… Read More
Earlier today, I was outside with Archie. I looked over in the pasture and saw a lovely black heifer enjoying her dinner. It made me think of a phrase my grandma would use when describing a woman who had been mean or lazy. While telling the story, she would say, “Well that old heifer….”. It… Read More
Did you know that August 25 is second-hand day? Not the kind where you learned it second-hand, but the kind where you get great bargains on items you want! In my book, that is a day to celebrate! I LOVE, LOVE buying items second-hand. Maybe this is because I was the youngest of two girls,… Read More
So where is my mind taking me these days? Anything beach! We finally gave up on Dafuskee Island as our plans were cancelled twice due to impending bad weather and damage due to bad weather. Of course, Orange Beach is on the radar for us as well as the rest of the country, thus a vacation rental that meets all our criteria is not readily available. The Maldives, American Virgin Islands, and Ibiza are high on my list once the pandemic settles down.
Even though sun and sand are speaking to me now, I still have a rather long travel wish list. I would LOVE to drive across the US and see as much as I can of our country. One example can be found at This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip | Mental Floss. This would be EPIC!
Other points of interest around the globe include: Israel, Egypt, Dubai, Northern Ireland (I already covered the lower part of the country, but going back would be wonderful as well), Greece, the English Cotswolds (while I am in the neighborhood I still need to see Highclere Castle, the filming location of Downtown Abbey, more of France outside of Paris, the Eastern part of Italy, Morocco, Germany, Monte Carlo, China, Japan, Brussels, Switzerland, and Denmark. I will probably think of more, but that will keep me busy for a few years. Those points of interest not listed are either places I have been (and every place I have visited has been a place I wouldn’t mind seeing again!) or else it just hasn’t hit my radar yet.
Sadly, my TSA pre-check and Global Entry passes have expired! I should go ahead and begin the process of getting them renewed so that I will be ready to go when the time comes. At least my passport is still valid.
What destination have you chosen for your next trip? Is it booked yet? What is on your travel bucket list? And, is it as long as mine above?
As always, pack light (to see my post on packing light click here), and be ready for a few bumps along the way! Aren’t those unexpected experiences all just part of the fun, learning and exploration? Why stress over things that can’t be avoided unless we decide to just hibernate in our homes. I don’t know about you, but I have tried that recently and it wasn’t all that much fun!
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I don’t know about you, but I am finding myself day dreaming about the most wonderful vacations! Maybe it is because my iPhone keeps showing me photos from previous vacations, but the urge to travel is great. Obviously not being able to travel as much as we would have for the last year has had… Read More