Ireland Then and Now

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and it got me bad.

A couple months ago I was going through my mom’s hard drive with all the family pictures on it, and stumbled across a folder full of scanned pictures taken of my maternal grandparents– from about the 1950’s to 2017. I also noticed a couple similarities between pictures they took in Ireland when they lived there/visited and the ones I took the last few times I was in Ireland…

Click through for more pictures of Ireland from the 1950’s to now: Ireland Then and Now

I don’t have a new post for this week (more on that later) so enjoy a throwback post to Ireland, and the pictures of my family living/traveling around the Island.

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The Best Free Activites In Downtown Dallas

Like most big cities in the United States, there aren’t a lot of free activities to enjoy in Downtown Dallas, Texas. The main amusements, like the Arboretum or Aquarium, include both entrance fees and parking fees. Most of Dallas’ residents spend their nights and weekends venturing out to the hundreds of bars and restaurants that make Dallas what it is. But, for those of us that enjoy not having to spend money in order to have a good time I’ve put together the following list based entirely on my opinion and time spent in Dallas: Continue reading “The Best Free Activites In Downtown Dallas”

Why I Travel Alone

It’s easier to travel alone. I don’t have to worry about other people’s needs, wants, nor worries. I can be selfish and do what I want to do, when I want to do it: Sleep a day away instead of exploring a city, or take a round trip bus trip just to avoid walking. Of course there’s more to this preference for traveling alone, another side I tend to ignore (a sadder side to some). The biggest reason I travel alone is because more often than not I don’t have anyone to go with me. Continue reading “Why I Travel Alone”