Visit 30A

Visit 30A You’ll Never Want To Leave John McKinney The Emerald Coast, as it’s known due to the emerald green waters that crash into its sugar-sand shores, is a stretch of beautiful beaches along the Florida Panhandle. Getting there can be difficult if you...

Best Water Filtration

Sawyer Mini The Perfect Water Filtration John McKinney I’ve seen LifeStraw advertised a number of places over the past few months. This lightweight, compact filtration device seemed amazing to me. I wouldn’t have carry tablets that made your water taste terrible....

Sleeping In The Mountains

Sleeping In The Mountains It’s That Fall Foliage Time Of Year John McKinney It’s October, which means it’s time for my annual trip to the Smoky Mountains to check out the changing leaves and hike in the mountains. No couple’s trip this year for me,...

Dublin & St. James Gate

Dublin & St. James Gate One Last Day In Paradise John McKinney Our last full day in Ireland had arrived. After a morning where we just kept saying, “I can’t believe we staying in a castle!” It was finally time for us to leave our castle home and start our day. I...

The Lough Inagh

The Lough Inagh A Scenic Drive For The Ages John McKinney Our days in Ireland were beginning to dwindle and we had reached the furthest north we would go. It was time to start driving south. There are a few ways you can drive from Westport to Galway, I would like to...

The Croagh Patrick

The Croagh Patrick 1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Sliding Back John McKinney After an evening of Irish music, we arose the next day to do something a tad bit more difficult. Today, we would be climbing the Croagh Patrick, a 764-meter tall mountain just outside of Westport....