Plitvice Lakes: A Wonderland of Waterfalls

Plitvice Lakes National Park is a must-see in Croatia. Located between Zagreb and Split, it is home to some of the most beautiful lakes and abundant waterfalls we’ve ever seen. Waterfalls are seemingly everywhere – above you and below your feet as your walk across boardwalks, and where there aren’t waterfalls there are lakes of … Continue reading Plitvice Lakes: A Wonderland of Waterfalls

Notes from the Emerald Isle: Dublin, Kenmare, and Dingle

John carries on group texting on a regular basis with his four brothers and has done so for years. The topic can be anything, and they are sure to have a steady backchannel going during LSU football games. Lately, John’s messages are, of course, related to our travels. Here is his summary of Dublin for … Continue reading Notes from the Emerald Isle: Dublin, Kenmare, and Dingle

Doc Martin Country: A Week in Cornwall

Note to self: if we ever get back to Cornwall again, we rent the smallest car we possibly can. Driving down to Cadgwith Cove in Cornwall’s Lizard Peninsula, the roads grow more and more narrow, bound by hedges and walls, until they are barely wide enough for our little Ford Focus to pass through.  To … Continue reading Doc Martin Country: A Week in Cornwall

A fyne walk on Kerrera in the Scottish Hebrides

Oban, Scotland, where we currently are, is on the Western coast of Scotland and is widely considered the gateway to the Hebrides islands. From our Airbnb window we see, in addition to a backdrop of two of the Hebrides islands, a steady stream of ferry boats going back and forth. View from the ferry landing … Continue reading A fyne walk on Kerrera in the Scottish Hebrides