Preparing for Yellowstone, The Grand Tetons and the Sites In Between!

I have been counting down the days until my vacation out west!   I picked up the rental car (Alamo Car Rental) from Dayton International airport in the evening so I…

The Mystery of Stonehenge

My friend David arrived in London where we spent time with his son and girlfriend before taking a flight to Paris.   We made plans in advance to visit Stonehenge which…

Royalty at its Finest at Windsor Castle!

Our tour bus arrived in the regal town of Windsor and parked near the train station before we stumbled out into the winter chill.  Located thirty miles west of London,…

Bath, England: Ancient Rome’s Influence on the United Kingdom

Bath, England, was an artists’ paradise where the likes of Jane Austen, the famous writer, made frequent visits as a child.  Today, visitors from all over the world are drawn…

Exploring World Civilizations at the British Museum

My imagination runs wild entering each of the rooms at the British Museum as I have never before seen so much history represented in one place.  I was unprepared for…

Exploring London on the Hop On/Hop Off Bus

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” – Samuel Johnson Wellington Arch The sky was…

Featured Ohio Winery: Terra Cotta Vineyards

Passing cattle farms along the hilly landscape of Muskingum County, I approached Terra Cotta Vineyards in New Concord, Ohio.  The long gravel drive boasted beautiful full grapevines that would soon…

Walking the Footsteps of Rick Steves in London, England

The train arrived on time at the Underground Terminal of Westminster Station.  Most everyone departed making their way onto the platform, riding escalators and taking stairs to the busy world…

Exploring London and Paris through Gate 1 Travel

Booking a last minute trip to London and Paris through Gate 1 Travel, this vacation would include many first experiences for me.  l would be exploring two of the most…

Glacier Ridge Metro Park, Plain City, Ohio

Afternoon walks have become my favorite routine after a busy day at work, so I decided to stop by Glacier Ridge Metro Park.  Enjoying the fresh air and the late…