So, silly me. I thought that Gustave Eiffel’s only masterpiece was that crazy pointed tower in Paris! I discovered this summer that I was so wrong! Mr. Eiffel was a busy bee, and he designed structures in countries all around the world. In addition to having his fingers in the design of a certain well […]Pin It
About ShannaShanna is a travel professional in the airline and hotel industries. She lives in Lonsdale, MN and there enjoys cooking and gardening. Her favorite places to travel are Scotland and France. Shanna writes about travel in the Midwestern part of the United States at her blog A Midwest Travel Companion More About Shanna Google
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The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a stirring and inspiring display of the best of Scotland’s history and culture, and it is a must see if you are planning a visit to Edinburgh in the summer time. I would even go as far as to suggest that it is well worth planning your whole trip around, […]Pin It
*** These posts are a a little more journal/stream of consciousness oriented, giving you a candid look into the ups and downs of being a new blogger. I hope that these posts will be helpful to you on your blogging journey. Shanna *** I am not going to try to sugar coat anything. The last […]Pin It
Just because you are on a cruise doesn’t mean that you are doomed to gain multiple pant sizes by the time that you return! Here are some cruise tips that will help you upon your return to fit into the same clothes that you left in: Take the stairs! In many cases, it will be […]Pin It
Travel in Focus is a monthly feature highlighting the best travel tips and suggestions for a particular place from around the web. Check out the internet’s best travel writing about London to help you plan your trip! Budget Travel in London: Visiting London on a Student Budget from Holiday Nomad 10 Ways to Save Money in […]Pin It
Glastonbury Abbey is the site of a spectacular set of ruins of an ancient 12th century monastery. Located in south west England, Glastonbury Abbey was an extremely worthy afternoon excursion. Walking through the ruins of the ancient monastery makes you feel like you have stepped into another time, and they are filled with incredible photo […]Pin It
Don’t think you like whisky? I wasn’t crazy about it, either, until after our first visit to Scotland. Drinking the national drink in the place that it was made gave me a new appreciation for the wide range of subtle flavors in whisky. Since then, my love of whiskey has expanded to other types of […]Pin It
A place wrapped up in mysteries an legends, Chalice Well in south west England is a peaceful stop on a tour of the area. The Chalice Well is one of many sacred wells located throughout the country. It is of particular note because legends say that Joseph of Arimithea either washed or buried the cup […]Pin It
Before getting the chance to fly in Business Class on a trans oceanic flight, I used to think, “First class…no big deal. Just a bunch of stuck up rich people paying a heap more money just so they just get free drinks and a nicer food.” Now that I have seen the difference between business […]Pin It
There are some foods that just don’t taste the same here at home no matter how many restaurants I try them in. Here is a list of foods that I would travel to the other side of the world for: Fish and Chips: I have written at length before about my intense love for this […]Pin It
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