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Memories of The Burren in Ireland with Kids
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Memories of The Burren in Ireland with Kids

Ireland with kids was lovely. But Ireland for us was complicated. As I wrote upon returning home from vacation last summer, the Emerald Isle proved something of a cataclysmic glitch in our epic U.K. holiday and, ultimately, in our marriage. We overcame, barely, and have grown significantly as people and […]

A Dream of Cuba
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A Dream of Cuba

There’s never a time when I’m not dreaming of traveling to somewhere new and exciting but those dreams come fast and furious, and often become concrete plans, while I am traveling. It’s a super way to pass the time on planes, trains and ships. Hmmmm, where shall we explore next? […]

The Mighty Pen Hilton Sandestin Florida — A Slim Pen For A Mighty Resort
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The Mighty Pen Hilton Sandestin Florida — A Slim Pen For A Mighty Resort

The slender midnight black Hilton pen waiting on bedside tables juxtaposes both the expansive Emerald Tower rooms in which they are found as well as the great expanse of the resort’s outdoor, beachfront courtyard with multiple pools, hot tubs, a restaurant and bar, and hundreds of lounge chairs laid out […]

Now Is The Time To Travel. Right Now. Before The Winds of Isolationism Blow Through Our Sails
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Now Is The Time To Travel. Right Now. Before The Winds of Isolationism Blow Through Our Sails

While the opportunity to travel internationally is not, and will unfortunately never be, equally distributed, travel itself, the sheer notion of leaving the creature comforts of home to discover, explore, taste, smell, try, learn and seek…something, something else, something new or foreign or just plain different from what we know, […]

Travel Photography: Giant’s Causeway Northern Ireland
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Travel Photography: Giant’s Causeway Northern Ireland

Any time your family has the opportunity to visit a seaside archeological site created by a volcanic eruption from 60 million years ago that happens to also have a pretty rad mythology behind its creation, you kinda have to get there even if it means blowing past Belfast and your […]

A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads
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A Detroit Dream Comes True For Two Dads

I made my debut for the fine, dad-centric traveling site Traveling Dads this week with a tale of dreams fulfilled, Pokemon Go, The White Stripes, a doomed hockey palace, friendship, and being in love with being a dad. What Happened When Two Dads Spent a Weekend in Snowy Detroit What […]

The Perfect Day In Italy with Kids on the Island of Procida
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The Perfect Day In Italy with Kids on the Island of Procida

It was many years prior but we’d once spent a portion of a single day in Naples and, frankly, that was plenty enough for me. Granted, the largest portion of the small-ish portion of that single day occurred mostly inside and within spitting distance of the city’s central train station, […]

How To Spend 24 Hours in Nashville
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How To Spend 24 Hours in Nashville

Trust me, I’ve racked my brain for weeks to find a suitable pun or sly reference to the 100 blistered miles we hiked through sheep shit six months prior to our road trip from his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia to Music City, Nashville Tennessee. But I’ve got nothing. I have […]

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