Skellig Michael

How to Visit Skellig Michael: One of Ireland’s Most Unique Destinations

Julie Ireland 39 Comments

Skellig Michael is a rugged, remote island located just off the western coast of Ireland. Those who travel here rave about it. Not only is Skellig Michael a beautiful, off the beaten path excursion in Ireland, it was also a filming sight for Star Wars: A Force Awakens. Visitors arrive by the hundreds to visit this island. We wanted to …

Zhangjiajie

Photo Tour of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Julie China 22 Comments

Zhangjiajie, China…a place you may never have heard of but have seen if you watched the movie “Avatar.”  When we learned that there was a place on earth that served as the inspiration for one of its most scenic landscapes, we put it at the top of our list. Zhangjiajie…the Inspiration for the Landscape in “Avatar” This place is Zhangjiajie, …

Ha Long Bay

Three Days on Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Julie Vietnam 8 Comments

The grand finale of our tour of Vietnam was a three day cruise on Ha Long Bay with Galaxy Cruise Lines. Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam’s most famous sights…thousands of small limestone mountains filling the bay, not far from the South China Sea. This is a popular tourist sight and another UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracting thousands of …

How to Visit Sukhothai

Visiting Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, Ancient Cities of Siam

Julie Thailand 5 Comments

As we traveled north from Bangkok to Chiang Mai we paid a visit to two of Thailand’s most popular historical sites, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai.  Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are important places in Thai history.  Tyler and Kara honestly weren’t thrilled about touring more ruins and temples, but here they got to explore by bicycle, one of our …