September 2015

8 Coffees from Around the Globe

September 29, 2015

In honor of National Coffee Day today, we are celebrating some of our favorite cups of joe from our travels during the past year. In Singapore at the Conrad Hotel, we loved the artful look and the delicious taste of the cappuccinos in Oscar’s that are made to order with the breakfast buffet. Straight black […]

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Dinner at the James Street South Bar + Grill in Belfast, Northern Ireland

September 23, 2015

One of our most pleasant surprises during our visit to Belfast was the impressive Northern Ireland food. Following the advice of Paul, the executive lounge attendant at the Hilton Belfast, we sought out the Bar & Grill at James Street South for our first dinner in the city. It was a Sunday night and we did […]

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How to Use Pinterest for Travel Planning

September 22, 2015

Are you planning your next cruise or other travel adventure? We always like to have at least one “next trip” in the planning stages. It gives us something to look forward to, and new destinations to focus on for pre-trip research. We like “getting in the know” before we go. According to Dutch research, planning […]

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Climbing on the Giant’s Causeway in Antrim County, Northern Ireland

September 21, 2015

Forces of nature generally do not favor straight lines. If you travel to the northeast coast of Antrim County in Northern Ireland, however, you can climb on 40,000 interlocking, straight-sided, basalt columns created by a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago. Each polygonal column has between four and eight straight sides. The Giant’s Causeway is Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World […]

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