I Lived.

Well, it’s here!! One year living in Dublin, Ireland and traveling around Europe and Israel caught on video. I finished the editing and every clip is only two seconds long. Apologies in advance because, well, I am not a videographer. Haha! You’ll see what I mean. But this video is very personal with close friends […]

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5 Places I Long to Visit Again

People are always asking me, “Which place has been your favorite?” But I have no way to answer that!! Every place is my favorite for different reasons. Of course, I do have places that I want to go to again (and again and again)! That’s usually the list I try to give people. Mrs Ayla’s […]

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The Cantrell’s Take Europe Part 2

The next morning we set out to take London. After another trek through the Tube, we arrived close to Trafalgar Square and awed at the massive lion statues. In the distance through the towering buildings, Mama spied Big Ben. “Look!” she said out of excitement! The rest of us turned and in Griswold fashion said, […]

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The Cantrell’s Take Europe Part 1

My parents arrived in Dublin early on a June Thursday morning. I had to work, so my sister, who had come back to Ireland with me a week earlier, met them at the hotel. At noon we met for lunch, and I got my first good look at my parents since arriving in Europe. Daddy […]

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Getting to London

In the last few hours since leaving Dublin, my mama was searched twice, we lost my dad, and saw people “even Hell would refuse.” Goodness y’all. It’s been an adventure. Mama was searched twice while trying to get through the Dublin security. She was so mad at the girl for patting her down and feeling […]

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Making Smart Money Choices

Sometimes I really hate being an adult. I wish I were 11 years old, happy and free of real world stresses like money. If ever I needed anything, all I had to do was ask my parents, and they would usually (if it were within reason) get it for me. Life isn’t like that anymore. […]

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Traveling on a Budget?

ME TOO!! There is nothing worse than planning a trip to a new city only to be troubled with high prices and empty wallets. The great thing is that there are countless free and bargain things to do all over the world! Every city has its own special free tour or museum and its own package […]

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Maps Are Cool as $#!@

I want to talk about a conversation (kind of) that I had last week on Twitter.  It was during one of the travel talks that I take part in here and there.  Unfortunately, I cannot remember what the topic was, but He/She Twitter Person I was talking to said some things that really upset me. He/She […]

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Miss Impulse Flight Buyer and Trip Booker

So I have once again fallen victim to impulse flight booking. If you don’t remember the first time, check it out here. This tends to be a problem when payday comes around and I get rich in the head and not so much in the pocket. My soul just yearns to wander down winding roads in […]

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