This past weekend I took a trip up to Montréal. It was a last minute-spur of the moment booking for me. I also did something I have never done before: I booked an Amtrak ticket. The last time I was on a train was over in Ireland. I learned that train travel in the US … Continue reading Montréal
How do you choose between a hostel, hotel, guesthouse, or B&B? Chances are, if you have traveled abroad, you have asked yourself this very question. You may factor in price, location, and your age. So, what are the big differences between you options for accommodations and how do you choose what's right for you? Hotels … Continue reading Hostels vs. Hotels
The Cliffs of Moher are located on Ireland's west coast, in a area called the Burren in County Clare. Burren means "great rock" and this area is packed full of limestone. You will see many pictures with limestone throughout this post. I booked my day trip with Lally Tours out of Galway. It cost me … Continue reading The Cliffs of Moher
I was lucky enough to spend nine full days in London a few years back. This was my first stop on my month long (solo) jaunt through the British Isles. London is a fast paced city with much to see and do, so how did I spend my time when I only had nine days? … Continue reading What I did in London
Brigadeiros are delicious, chocolatey fudge balls rolled in sprinkles (or a topping of your choosing). And they are also simple to make! You only need four ingredients: 1 - 14 oz Can Of Dulce de Leche* 2 Tablespoons of Butter unsalted 4 Tablespoons of Unsweetened Cocoa Powder Sprinkles Grab a pot and add the can of dulce de leche, butter, and cocoa … Continue reading Brazilian Brigadeiros
I loved England. The history, the culture, fish and chips, bangers and mash, Adnam’s, and the 99! Land of Harry Potter and Doctor Who! I was lucky enough to spend a good chunk of my trip here exploring as much as I could see. London London is the first city I have ever fallen in … Continue reading England
Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies I love to bake. For the longest time I wanted to go to school to be a pasty chef. I wanted to own my own bakery and coffee shop and spend my days making delicious cookies and crazy flavored cupcakes. I once even started to gather up some recipes … Continue reading Let’s Make Some Cookies!