Destination Discoveries

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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15 Views From Walking Around Belfast

September 16, 2015

We spent last week in Belfast, the capital and the largest city of Northern Ireland. One thing we loved about our visit was how easy it was to walk around the city of Belfast. In Belfast, there are well-marked walking paths throughout the city, as well as throughout all of Northern Ireland. You can get details on […]

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Discovering a New Place to Take a Hike in Parkville, Missouri

August 23, 2015

Making new destination discoveries doesn’t mean that you have to travel to another part of the world.  You can make new discoveries close to home. Since I’m a Fitbit fanatic who’s also trying to get in more steps, I wanted to find a new place to take a Sunday hike. I googled “best hikes in Kansas City” […]

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An Easy and Inexpensive Way to Visit the Panama Canal from Panama City

April 29, 2015

Last weekend we met our friend James in Panama City, Panama. Seeing the Panama Canal was a top priority during our brief visit. The best place to view the Panama Canal from Panama City is at the Miraflores Locks Visitor Center. We considered taking a Panama Canal tour, but found the tours to be expensive at $85 to $150 […]

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