Tag Archives: Travel Thoughts and Insights

First Impressions of Alaska

First Impressions of Alaska

Greetings! This is the first of our (hopefully) many blogs about Alaska. aptly titled our First Impressions of Alaska. Below are some links that may interest you if you want to read more about Alaska. Just a note: all these photos (including the wildlife ones) are taken by either me or Ruby. Some of them […]

Tales from the Economy Class Cabin

Tales From Economy Class Cabin

Tales from the Economy Class Cabin As part of our honeymoon trip to Alaska, we had to book flights from Jacksonville to the Last Frontier. Since the Last Frontier was expensive, we opted to use what points we had, and long story short, we ended up using our American Airlines points.  Alaska Airways is a […]

Sights and Sounds of Upstate New York

Let’s face it.  When you hear the name New York, you immediately think of New York City and the glittering lights over Manhattan.  You imagine the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the rumble of the subway, the best food in the world, and the Hudson River.  All of those landmarks are certainly famous, […]

Our First Impressions of Ireland

Kilkenny Castle, Ireland

Before we set foot into Dublin on March 19 of 2017, I knew that Ireland had the following qualities: rich literary history (James Joyce, Samuel Beckett), rich alcoholic history (Guinness, Jameson), rich historical…history (Guinness Factory; joking, but even the $25 t-shirts can’t detract from the cool, dark finish of that black brew) and rich linguistic […]

A Guide to Havana Cuba From the USA

Peter and I both live in Florida, so when direct flights became available from Florida to Cuba, we both decided to make our bucket list dream come true by booking a trip. This article is based on our own personal experiences of visiting Havana, from booking our flights, to the places we’ve seen in Havana, […]