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How to Not Tour an Island During a Hurricane
Mexico

How to Not Tour an Island During a Hurricane

Isla Mujeres The Island of Women. Fifteen minutes by ferry from Cancun and you’re there. It’s rumored to be one of the most beautiful spots in the Caribbean Sea. While this small Caribbean island is truly beautiful, it’s also one of the places that I’ve experienced true fear while traveling. The […]

How to Explore Red Mountain Volcano, Right Here in Arizona
Arizona

How to Explore Red Mountain Volcano, Right Here in Arizona

Have you ever been inside of a volcano? Did you know that you can explore the inside of a volcano in Arizona? As you may know from earlier posts, I’m a huge fan of national forests and state parks, but they’re often underrated. Red Mountain Volcano is no exception. Completely […]

A Quick Guide to the History of Salisbury, England
England, Europe Travel

A Quick Guide to the History of Salisbury, England

The moment I sunk into the warm mismatched chairs at The Haunch of Venison, I knew that Salisbury was a special place. Sitting down for a hearty meal of soup, bread, and beer in a city so old makes modern problems seem trivial. My thoughts were not on myself, but rather […]

9 Ways Military Veterans Can Save Money on Travel
Travel Tips

9 Ways Military Veterans Can Save Money on Travel

I love to travel. Who doesn’t? The next adventure is always right around the corner.  Almost six years of military service opened my eyes to the world. Three years in Germany and nearly a year in Iraq allowed me to completely immerse myself in other cultures. Drunken barracks parties were […]

How the Wood Stork Made My Day
Nature Lovers

How the Wood Stork Made My Day

The most rewarding experiences are ofen the least expected. Throughout my travels I find that I am repeatedly being drawn to nature. Although his blog started out with a history focus, the natural wold is becoming a significant theme. Encounters like the one I had with a wood stork make […]

6 Amazing Reasons Why Eloping is Awesome
Couple's Travel, Virginia

6 Amazing Reasons Why Eloping is Awesome

Thanksgiving and Christmas have always been my favorite holidays. Now we have one more reason to celebrate. While everyone else is out Black Friday shopping, we’re celebrating a quiet first anniversary at home. One year ago today I married the love of my life at Holladay House bed and breakfast in […]