Entries by Donna

Rum Days at Outer Banks Distilling in Manteo, NC

On a visit to Outer Banks Distilling, in Manteo, on the beautiful North Carolina Outer Banks, prepare to be shocked… then delighted… and then oh so mellow. The Shock of the Raw… Rum in the Making Raw rum, right from the still is…an experience. A pretty shocking one at that. As a small glass of […]

Australia Road Trip-An Epicurean Adventure from Adelaide

Grab some wheels and prime your taste buds, because this South Australia road trip will have your eyes widening in wonder and your mouth salivating at the gastronomic goodness surrounding you. Away from the frenzy of the tourist-crowded east coast of Australia, is a laid-back and gorgeous spot that has not lit up the tourist […]

Two Dozen of the Best European Desserts You Need to Try

Ahhh…. European desserts. Lives there a woman traveler who can resist them? Certainly not me. Because one of the great joys of traveling is… eating. And one of the great joys of eating is… dessert! A whole lot of travel and food bloggers seem to be just like me—unable to resist desserts in Europe. So […]

A Fistful of Cool Things to Do in Perth, Australia

There’s no dearth of cool things to do in Perth, the capital of Western Australia. And many of the most fun things to do in Perth can appeal to older women travelers, no matter your age or degree of comfort with “adventure.” Perth, Australia—locals call it “The Pretty City.” And with good reason. This west […]

A Visit with Agnete and the Merman—Copenhagen, Denmark

Agnete and the Merman? Who could that be? A Danish folklore ballad inspired a statue that proves that the famous Little Mermaid is not the only “mer-life” statue that should go on your Things to See in Copenhagen list. Folklore and Fairytales—Perfect for Copenhagen Every visitor to Copenhagen knows about and wants to see The […]