About Tina

Tina has been a public school teacher, a book dealer and most recently a Traditional Naturopathic Doctor. She combines her passions for learning, adventure and people in this blog. She was the author of two newspaper columns on health in CA. Now she is an young retiree living in Cuenca Ecuador fulfilling one her dreams which was to live in another country.

Ring of Kerry Ireland – Remarkable One Day Ultimate Drive

Diving the Ring of Kerry in County Kerry Ireland, we felt like we were in a James Bond movie. We were driving on the wrong side of these very narrow, winding roads. If you like to get off the beaten path and take in small towns, you will love the Ring of Kerry. The complete [...]

2018-01-17T13:45:54+00:00 By |

Enjoy the Magic of a 5 Day Prince Edward Island Road Trip

Prince Edward Island Road Trip We took a five-day 4-night Boston to Prince Edward Island road trip. If you have not visited this charming island in the Maritimes of Canada, I highly recommend it. It is an easy road trip from Boston, New Hampshire or Maine. We have provided a complete Prince Edward Island road trip [...]

2018-01-02T21:41:13+00:00 By |

Making Your Own Unique Gin in Irelands Gin School is the Most Fun

Making Your Own Gin in Ireland's Gin School is the Most Fun Have you ever thought about distilling gin for yourself? As we travel, we are always looking for unique interactive experiences. Things that we never thought of doing but sound exciting or things you just can’t do everywhere. It is one thing to learn [...]

2018-01-07T13:05:48+00:00 By |

Experience Irelands Ancient East, Road Trip Itinerary Day 4

Ireland’s Ancient East This morning we will begin our last day exploring Ireland’s Ancient East by staying in Carrickmacross. Our first stop will be the Carrickmacross Workhouse. Built during the famine of 1841 to 1843, Carrickmacross Workhouse was one of 130 workhouses. In the early 1840's, Ireland’s population was almost 9 million people. 3 million [...]

2017-11-20T13:19:53+00:00 By |

Experience Irelands Ancient East, Road Trip Itinerary Day 3

Irelands Ancient East We begin Irelands Ancient East trip today by staying in County Louth to visit nearby Monasterboice High Cross and Round Tower. It is an Early Christian settlement founded in the 5th century. Monasterboice is most famous for its spectacular high crosses. And one of the crosses, Muiredach's High Cross is thought to [...]

2017-11-21T14:54:32+00:00 By |

Experience Irelands Ancient East, Road Trip Itinerary Day 2

Irelands Ancient East As we continue our exploration through Irelands Ancient East, we realize it is not just a place. But instead a place with people and their stories. The story started more than 5000 years ago, and like many stories, It’s about hope and love. Traveling through Irelands Ancient East you not only relive [...]

2017-11-20T11:48:51+00:00 By |

Experience Irelands Ancient East, Road Trip Itinerary Day 1

Today we begin our exploration through Irelands Ancient East.  Irelands Ancient East contains lush landscapes and charming villages, bordered by the River Shannon and the Irish Sea. On your journey today you will learn of legendary tales and experience the romance of ancient life. We visit places that saw Viking invaders, Norman knights, and high [...]

2017-10-31T13:02:53+00:00 By |

Enjoy the Romance of Ireland’s Exclusive Castles and Manor Houses

Castles and Manor Houses When you think of Ireland, do you have romantic visions of manor houses and castles, steeped in history surrounded by lush green lands? In our minds that was our vision of Ireland. When we first decide to go to Ireland, we agreed that we were going to immerse ourselves in the [...]

2017-11-20T12:02:16+00:00 By |

Nova Scotia Wineries – Fantastic Wines Not to Be Missed

When you think of visiting wineries, I bet you don’t think of Nova Scotia wineries. But, I bet you do imagine traveling down country roads that meander through beautiful valleys, arriving at properties with stunning views. You probably also imagine visiting lovely and unique tasting rooms surrounded by lush vineyards. Well, I can tell you [...]

2017-11-20T12:13:54+00:00 By |