-Contributed by Big Sis, Carole Dick Generations of jet-set travellers in search of luxury and weather perfection have flocked to Saint Petersburg, Florida and its pink confection hotel, the Don Cesar. Known as the 'Don', this 91 year old resort boasts a sprawling sugar-white beach, unparalleled dining and accommodation and a breeze kissed by the warm sun of the Florida Gulf. My husband and I made the great migration from north to south a few years back. We live in the commun
Americans are very loyal to their sport teams. They are also very loyal to drinking, and when you add the two together, often in a car park, you have the great American tailgate party. Traditionally, fans park at a sporting event, open the boots of their cars, and have a barbecue. They eat charred meat and drink copious amounts of alcohol, using game time for sobering up before the drive home. For my South African friends, we can call this a pre-rugby braai on the go. for my
I was in New England in October, enjoying the crisp air and the changing of the leaves, I headed to Salem to indulge in that Fall-feeling of Halloween. Witchcraft was in the air as my GPS forced me into one way streets and circular drives before directing me to the parking lot. The same lot I had already passed by three times. I estimated my length of stay, two hours, multiplied by the 1.50 per hour parking fee (four dollars) and attempted to pay. New-fangled parking meters a
#RyanAir and #AerLingus are currently running sales for fights to Ireland #DunguaireCastle's history of intrigue and scandal is far larger than many castles twice its size. Built by the O'Hynes clan in 1520, this tower house sits snugly on a rocky outcrop of #GalwayBay, not far from the colourful seaport village of #Kinvara. It has a 75-foot tower, a stone defensive wall and several rooms, including a banquet hall. The castle has changed hands many times over the centuries.