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“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ― Terry Pratchett

Does wanderlust tug at you? I love to see the sunset on new horizons, experience different cultures, and hunt for that memory to bring home. Here are some of our favorite journeys, both near and far.

Exploring North Texas

6 tips for visiting Cadillac Ranch

6 tips for visiting Cadillac Ranch

If you are visiting Cadillac Ranch, an iconic landmark on historic Route 66, these quick tips will help you get them most out of the trip.

Dallas Arboretum Christmas Activities

Dallas Arboretum Christmas Activities

Hey guys, if you're looking to squeeze in one more fun holiday lights experience before Christmas, the Dallas Arboretum has a beautiful Christmas holiday light display. It's sponsored by Reliant Energy and they have over a million lights for you to take in. The trees...

Gaylord ICE! Without The Ice!

Gaylord ICE! Without The Ice!

Gaylord ICE! without the ice! Without the fabulous ice sculptures is the Gaylord Texan resort still worth a visit. YES! Click for a discount code.

Garden of the Gods

Garden of the Gods

Click here for dog and family friendly activities you can enjoy in the Garden of the Gods Nature Park in West Colorado.

6 tips for visiting Cadillac Ranch

6 tips for visiting Cadillac Ranch

If you are visiting Cadillac Ranch, an iconic landmark on historic Route 66, these quick tips will help you get them most out of the trip.

My list of US haunted hotels

My list of US haunted hotels

Have you ever stayed in a haunted hotel? You’d know if you had. There’s definitely a certain vibe you get when you enter – the energy just feels different. I recently stayed in my fifth haunted hotel and while I didn’t know until after I had checked out, (when someone...

Harry Potter Studio Tour

Harry Potter Studio Tour

The Cupcake and I have been listening to Harry Potter audio books read by Jim Dale lately. His mastery of impressions and artful presentation has completely changed our outlook on driving absolutely anywhere. Instead of dreading the 40 minutes to dance class, it’s now...

Touring Downton Abbey

Touring Downton Abbey

YThe premier of season 6 of Downton Abbey aired in the US last night. I won’t give away any spoilers, but it certainly moved the stories along in the sweetest and most fulfilling way. If only Masterpiece: Downton Abbey Season 6 my discs would arrive from Amazon so I...

Travel with Dogs

Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

The second hotel stop for our summer vacation was in one of my favorite destinations: Estes Park. I’ve stayed a number of places in Estes, and the Ridgeline Hotel was new to me. It’s actually new to the area as well. The Ridgeline was a refreshing contrast to the...

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Hey y’all!

Or should I say, “Aloha,” or “Bonjour” or “Howdy?” Let’s pack our bags and set out for another adventure. Here’s a few of my favorite places on earth.

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