The sun makes an appearance

Posted by in Foto Fridays

The sun peaking through the clouds in the Anza Borrego Desert….the largest state park in the contiguous United States lies between Palm Springs and San Diego in California….the desert covers 600,000 acres.

Read More

Old shoes, new life….

Posted by in Health, Packing, Tip of the Week

Although many people consider the ritual of shopping for vacation clothes necessary…you might want to focus on new clothes and not shoes…a vacation is not the place to break-in new footwear.

I must admit I have not followed my own advice in the past and my poor feet paid the price dearly, and my travel plans needed to be altered once I became chair bound due to bad blisters.

Do yourself a favor and travel with old shoes!

Read More

Drainpipe living

Posted by in Austria, Curious Thursdays

If you happen to by kayaking in the Austrian city of Ottensheim, you will come across three lonely segments of concrete drainage pipe hanging out on the shores of the Danube River.  No, a lazy construction company did not leave it’s trash out…..it is actually a hotel….Dasparkhotel to be exact.

Dasparkhotel has turned three large sections of drainpipe into a boutique budget hotel. Located in a grassy park, the seven foot wide pipes are fitted with a large double bed, side table, lamp and a small window; also located on the property are a cafe, bar and restrooms.

Read More

Travel by Ernest

Posted by in Travel Quotes

“Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.”
-Ernest Hemingway

Read More
Page 1 of 12612345...Last