Destination Discoveries

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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Weekend Fun in Fort Worth, Texas

April 20, 2015

We made a quick trip to Fort Worth, Texas this past weekend. We made a quick trip to Fort Worth, Texas this past weekend. When you think of Ft. Worth, Texas, eating yellowtail sashimi in a Japanese izakaya-style restaurant is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Ah, discovery is one of the joys of traveling, and […]

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The 10 Best Tourist Attractions I’ve Seen in Iceland

April 19, 2015

Iceland is a place we’d like to visit again. Iceland from space. Image by NASA.  We’ve visited the Iceland port cities of Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjaví­k on a Northern Isles transatlantic cruise, and found the country to be a fascinating, but very rainy destination in late August. Views from our rainy late August visit to Reykjavik, Iceland. In […]

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