Gardens are a human obsession. We’re not talking about tomatoes and corn but flowers and trees and ornamental bushes. In traveling there are always gardens to be explored and incredible gems to be discovered. It is difficult to spend time in a garden and not have your soul refreshed. Perhaps Francis Bacon said it best,Continue reading “Spending Time In Gardens”
An Intentional Traveler photo essay on the North Carolina Arboretum on The Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville North Carolina.
Every Spring just outside of Amsterdam a garden comes to life with hundreds of flower displays created with millions of tulips. If you are going to be anywhere near Norther Europe be sure and get to the Keukenhof.
For several days this May we visited a number of gardens while in Dublin, Ireland. The weather was mostly good with one morning of rain when we headed out for the National Botanic Gardens. By the time we reached the gardens the rain had lifted. The National Botanic Gardens – This is a really beautifulContinue reading “Dublin Gardens in the Spring”
On the western side of Tampa Bay is a peninsula that encompasses four cities. St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo and Dunedin. In addition to spectacular beaches the area is well worth a few days just visiting the key sites. We spent three days seeing the sights last July while staying on the waterfront in Dunedin. AllContinue reading “St. Petersburg, Florida – Beaches and Much More”
Spring in Holland means flowers and the world’s largest garden and showplace is the Keukenhof Gardens with over 7 million spring flowering bulbs on display. There are also acres of commercial fields around the gardens growing tulips almost as far as you can see. The gardens are located in Lisse only a short distance southwestContinue reading “Keukenhof In The Spring”