Category Archives: British Isles

Travel plans change, new adventure awaits

An opportunity to visit England this summer changed unexpectedly, yet I’m hoping that it’ll only lead to another chance soon. I have until early May 2017 to use my airline ticket, so I figured, why not make it up by … Continue reading

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One trip a no-go, while other travel plans move forward

Earlier in the semester, I learned about two academic opportunities, both of which would lead to more first-time travel experiences. A trip to Los Angeles was for the purpose of attending this year’s AWP event, an Association of Writers & … Continue reading

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Sightseeing on a trip to Wales someday

“Happy St. David’s Day!” A cheery greeting in today’s e-news came from British Isles tour company, Lynott Tours, stating the day celebrates the Welsh patron saint. What interests me in Wales? Among many other reasons, it is one of the … Continue reading

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More preparing and Ireland sightseeing ideas

Since my last post about my upcoming global studies, I did some more browsing for items I’ll need for traveling to Ireland. Sears, Boscov’s and Macy’s websites gave me a few ideas regarding price ranges. However, it was better that … Continue reading

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Sir Simon Marsden: A favorite photographer

One of my favorite photographers, Sir Simon Marsden, passed away earlier this year.  I never really heard a lot about him here in the states so I’m just now finding out about his passing.  According to the Telegraph, Marsden traveled … Continue reading

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Filmed On Location

There are so many movies that are filmed in locations I would love to see with my own eyes and of course take pictures of. Those I listed on the right side of my blog are only a few of … Continue reading

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