The Lyon Statue in Place De La Concorde Paris, France

The Lyon Statue in Place De La Concorde Paris, France

Paris. Paris is a city filled with history and amazing architecture. Today is a traveling day for me, but I wanted to share a Thursday Door.   Place de la Concorde. This door is from Place de la Concorde. Place de la Concorde is one of the major public squares in Paris. It is located [...]

The Mercat Cross of Edinburgh

The Mercat Cross of Edinburgh

Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a city filled with many treasures. Some treasures that I stumbled upon, I didn't even discover what they were until I returned home and searched for them.   Mercat Cross. One such treasure was the Mercat Cross. In case you're wondering what in the heck is a Mercat cross (I know I [...]

St. Giles Cathedral

St. Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It has been recognized as the capital since at least the 15th Century. Given that traces of Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements have been found at Castle Rock and Arthur's Seat, it should come as no surprise that Edinburgh is teeming with historical places.   St. [...]

Safety, Science, and Religion

Safety, Science, and Religion

Edinburgh. Edinburgh holds so many treasures that on a short visit it's hard to even scratch the surface of all there is to do and see.   National Museum of Scotland. One such treasure is the National Museum of Scotland. The museum is located on Chambers Street and is open daily from 10:00-17:00 (except closed [...]

Hotel de Ville

Hotel de Ville

Paris. Paris is a city of beauty and wonder. As I strolled about the city, I constantly found new things which caught my gaze because of their splendor.   Hôtel de Ville. I love the architecture found in Paris and the Hôtel de Ville was quite spectacular. It is located in the 4th arrondissement on [...]

Hiking Mill Mountain Star Trail

Hiking Mill Mountain Star Trail

Hiking. Hiking is one of my favorite ways to spend time outdoors and in nature. As most of you know, the cold and I don't get along very well. Due to that fact, I use every sunny opportunity to get outdoors in the winter. Mill Mountain Star Trail. In my Friday Faves post a few [...]

Houseboats of Amsterdam Part Twee (Two)

Houseboats of Amsterdam Part Twee (Two)

Amsterdam. Although my time spent in Amsterdam was very brief, I loved every minute of it. We filled our days with many adventures. One of those adventures was a boat tour through the canals of Amsterdam. Houseboats. Amsterdam's canals are filled with houseboats. In fact, there are around 2,500 legally moored houseboats in the more [...]

Views From The Top Of Princes Street Suites

Views From The Top Of Princes Street Suites

Edinburgh, Scotland. Do you remember last month when I shared the photo above? If not, it was when I shared about our stay at Princes Street Suites in Edinburgh. This was one of the views from the rooftop terrace. At the time, I promised a future post with more views from the rooftop terrace of Princes [...]

Megan Whitmarsh at Taubman Museum of Art

Megan Whitmarsh at Taubman Museum of Art

Roanoke, Virginia. Most of you know by now that I've been living in Roanoke, Virginia for the past 4 1/2 years. While the raising of my teenagers keeps me quite busy (I often wear the hat of chauffeur), I do occasionally get to spend some time discovering the city. Now that two of my three [...]

Photo Diary of My Current City – Roanoke, Virginia

Photo Diary of My Current City – Roanoke, Virginia

  Tour Guide. I have often highlighted the city in which I currently live. For those of you who may be unfamiliar, I live in Roanoke, Virginia. After living for the first 30 years of my life in Naples, Florida, and another 5-ish across the state of Florida, I moved to Roanoke in July of [...]