Christy Gill

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Migrants at Sea

There’s a massive level of desperation required to risk your life as a migrant at sea. Perhaps it’s difficult to see how it could go poorly if the …

57 Angles, Tips, & Prompts for Writing Your Family History

Writing Your Family History<p>Writing your family history is the type of huge task best manage by breaking it down into manageable parts. If you’ve ever …

Natural Chimneys, Mt. Solon, VA

Just past a four-way stop in a small town in Virginia is a camping/ RV spot known as Natural Chimneys that has now become a gathering place for the …

The Joke of Co-Ed Volleyball

Have you ever laughed at something and inwardly scorned its legitimacy?<p>I did that with community co-ed volleyball. Secretively (and now very openly), …

Traveling for $3.50 with Megabus

Have you heard of Megabus?<p>It’s a bus service that will often travel non-stop routes to certain popular destinations. They operate in the US, UK, …

Grand Caverns- Grottoes, Virginia

Nestled in the scenic Shenandoah Valley in an unsuspecting hill lies miles of caverns for exploring.<p>On a mission to do something fun, my husband and …

Cover Up...or Cough It Over

Does this question ever burn in your mind: when should I keep my clothes on in public?<p>The simple answer to that is–always.<p>However, sometimes on …

The 25 most popular travel destinations in the world

Millions of TripAdvisor users weighed in and voted for their top travel destinations around the world.<p>For the first time, travelers ranked Marrakech, Morocco, as the top travel destination in the world. Last year, it ranked at No. 6. And while perennial favorites like Paris and Rome made the list, …

Rainbow Mountains in China

Early this year, I came upon an amazing discovery (albeit online)–rainbow-colored mountains. How this has been so hidden I have no idea. When looking …

New Orleans Beignets

Cafe du Monde is world famous for their French beignets. Beignet means doughnut in French. It’s fried dough covered in powdered sugar. When we first …

Europe’s fierce, fabled villages

The Caucasus Mountain region of Svaneti is home to high mountain peaks, thousand-year-old defensive towers and an intense indigenous people who are trying to keep traditions alive.

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5 Countries That Are Small Enough to See in One Day

<i>By Cynthia Drescher, CNTraveler.com</i><p>Don't have more than a few days to explore a destination? Don't worry; when it comes to the tiniest countries and territories in the world, one day is plenty time for a visit. Here's our list of 10 travel-worthy micro-countries you'll want to explore:<p><b>1. Monaco</b><p>© …

Coca-Cola's Grasp at Straws

As far as Europe’s food quality goes, it’s skyscrapers above the rest of the western world in that there are no GMO’s allowed. The trend is catching …

Game of Thrones Filming Location Tour

When my husband, in-laws, and I arrived in Northern Ireland, family asked what we had in mind to do while we were around. I had seen a fair amount of …

Game of Thrones Filming Location: Downhill Beach

First stop was Downhill Beach with an amazing view of Mussenden Temple. According to our tour guide Uncle James, Game of Thrones filmed a fight scene …

Game of Thrones Filming Location: The Dark Hedges

Not knowing anything about Game of Thrones, a picture of The Dark Hedges covered in snow was one of the first pictures I saw which made me …

Game of Thrones: Cushendun Caves

The drive from The Dark Hedges to Cushendun Caves was a significant undertaking, especially in the snowy and icy conditions. But, alas, our fearless …

Game of Thrones Filming Location: Ballintoy Harbor

We stopped at Carrick-a-rede just before continuing on to the beautiful Ballintoy Harbor. My husband and I had been on the rope bridge before and …

Game of Thrones Filming Location: Dunluce Castle

I would honestly have been disappointed in Game of Thrones location finders if Dunluce Castle was not on the filming location list. Not that I watch …

Portbradden: Ireland's Smallest Church

The lovely Portbradden provides some great surfing, an ancient salmon fishing station, a few houses, and Ireland’s smallest church. I had a hard time …

Torr Head Lookout Station and Scenic Route

Torr Scenic Route stretches across the coast providing countless breathtaking views. The icy narrow roads proved tricky to navigate but our amazing …

Bonamargy Friary in Ballycastle

According to Discover Northern Ireland, “Bonamargy Friary was built close to the mouth of the Carey and Shesk rivers by Rory MacQuillan in 1500. The …

Hire Evil Clowns to Stalk Your Children

In a move the Ringling Brothers wish they’d created, Dominic Deville (in the above picture–picture removed due to potentially frightening away …

Australia Offers Free WiFi at a Cost

There’s something so enticing about free things. From samples at Costco to dinner at Chick-fil-a to bookmarkers at a fair, if someone is willing to …