Three Must Pack Essential Oils for the Road

Three Must Pack Essential Oils for the Road

Recent events have led to me to become more diligent about my health. I am well, but I am discovering alternative methods for helping myself stay healthy on the road (and in life). This path has led me to a wealth of information. One rewarding find is the use of essential oils. I started using […]

Celebrating the Sunset on St Mary Lake inside Glacier National Park, Montana

Celebrating the Sunset on St Mary Lake inside Glacier National Park, Montana

This is definitely an interesting way to celebrate the sunset. For this Sunset Sunday we return to Montana and discover ha tale of a sunset celebration from Glacier National Park. Thanks for sharing the memory with us Joshua. We waited for the sunset moment and knew St. Mary Lake and Wild Goose Island in Glacier […]

Packing Cubes, Passport Covers and Excursion Money Belts

Packing Cubes, Passport Covers and Excursion Money Belts

During two recent cruise sailings, a return to Fathom Travel for a social impact travel adventure that included my first ever stop in Cuba in  Santiago de Cuba and the other a six night Western Caribbean adventure on board the Carnival Cruise Line flagship Carnival Vista, I utilized a few travel related products for the […]

Soaking up Sanitago de Cuba; Staying Adventurous episode 23

Soaking up Sanitago de Cuba; Staying Adventurous episode 23

Cuba culture is just outside my doorstep in the Florida Keys, but the island just a few miles south seemed more like oceans away until recent travel restrictions changed and the gates started opening. I didn’t make plans to visit Cuba, but was glad it was on my itinerary on a return sail with Fathom […]

10 First Impressions, 8 Travel Tips from 7 hours in Santiago de Cuba

10 First Impressions, 8 Travel Tips from 7 hours in Santiago de Cuba

Let’s play word association. Ready, “Cuba” Ok, what came to mind? Now how about if I said “Santiago de Cuba?”  Wait, where?  I suspect many of you thought of rum, cigars, coffee, classic cars and Castro when playing word association. But when I said Santiago de Cuba? Do you even know the name of a […]

Three Beaches to Visit in Spain this Summer

Three Beaches to Visit in Spain this Summer

Most times, when we think of destinations we want to visit, the thoughts center on new places. Yet, and maybe particularly with beaches, we often find ourselves returning to very beaches (places) we love. Although I look forward to new adventures in Spain, I certainly want to return to the beaches I love when traveling […]

Preparing for Santiago de Cuba and Toasting the Joy of Discovery at Sunset

Preparing for Santiago de Cuba and Toasting the Joy of Discovery at Sunset

I opened the door to my balcony and walked outside to refresh in the ocean breeze and settle in for the sunset at sea. Then I poured an appropriate cocktail, a Bacardi Rum, to properly set sail and toast to my next new adventure, the chance to visit Cuba for the first time. Bacardi originally […]

The Delights of Dublin, Staying Adventurous Ep 22

The Delights of Dublin, Staying Adventurous Ep 22

Hopefully you had yourself a wonderful  St. Patrick’s Day celebration this year. It’s one of my favorite holidays and a great way to celebrate Irish culture. Yet, not until I visited the Emerald Island for the first time did I know how wonderful the people and places of Ireland are to explore.  And although it […]