Not to be confused with the five sisters, which is a whole different story.

Scotland is full of tales both tall and true. Here are a couple about the Campbells and the MacDonalds in Glencoe.

Highland Tales: The Three Sisters

The Highlands are filled with bens (mountains), glens (valleys), and lochs (lakes), most of which have several hundreds of years of stories to go with them.  Clans and kings, religious leaders and Viking conquests, faeries,

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Must come back in spring...

A visit to a very magical place.

Featured photo: Thistle in the Faerie Glen

The Isle of Skye, with its sweeping, dramatic views, is peppered with hidden corners of delicate beauty.  Many of these places, whether reflecting the actual beliefs of locals or just fancifcully named for tourists, carry

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When living overseas, people miss different things from home. For me it’s definitely Mexican food.

Mexican food is comfort food

  "Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power, has that ability to comfort." ~ Norman Kolpas   I think "frijoles" should be renamed "free-holies", because they taste like divinity!   The

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need a little cape and boots

Photo of the Supermoon from Rome, Italy. :)


Rome, Italy Dario and I were just settling down to watch some movies after a heavy dinner of Italian-ized American food.  See, when there's a good deal on prosciutto, Mamma buys a bunch of it

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Whining and dining in Besalú, Spain

Besalú, Catalonia, Spain Hola from Besalú!  Dario and I, and several other travel bloggers, are here in Catalonia, Spain, exploring the area, eating the food, drinking the wine, and staying at amazing luxury villas (srsly,

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Quote: Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness…

  Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one

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Buon Natale from Rome!

Rome, Italy Dario and I are spending the winter holidays with his family in Rome.  Things are a bit crazy as he is helping with repairs to the house and we are rearranging some of

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Slideshow of a summer visit to Blarney Castle gardens in Ireland.

Blarney Castle gardens

Blarney Castle, Co. Cork, Ireland   I love having visitors!  They give you that extra nudge to go out and see what's beautiful in your neighborhood again.  And so it was that Dario, my friend

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