International, Travel

The Long Road Home

The time has come to head back to my nine to five - this trip has been amazing and I feel very fortunate for being able to have made this dream a reality. Below is the rainy view from my Dublin hotel; my one night stop over before heading home to Texas. During my wait… Continue reading The Long Road Home

International, Travel

Early Morning in Edinburgh

The weather was brisk and a bit less rainy this day, so I set out to walk the city. I didn't really have much of a destination, I just picked a direction and started walking.  Below is the Elephant House, probably best known as one of the coffee shops where J. K. Rowling wrote the… Continue reading Early Morning in Edinburgh

International, Travel

The Highlands and a Little Whisky

I decided to sign up for a day tour through the Highlands, so I popped over to the Tourist Information side near me and booked with Rabbie's.  This tour was amazing!  There were only 16 people on a Sprinter van and our guide Dave kept up quite entertained. He was passionate and knowledgeable, answering questions… Continue reading The Highlands and a Little Whisky

Dining Out, Eats, International, Travel

Edinburgh: Hostel to Hotel with a Touch of Culture

The view from the Baxter Hostel was lovely this morning - I sat at a bay window while enjoying a bit if coffee. My check out time was around 10 am, so I spend my time planning out my day and taking in the cool air from the open window. Once I got everything squared… Continue reading Edinburgh: Hostel to Hotel with a Touch of Culture