Category Archives: Trish’s Table

5 Ways to use less plastic when travelling

Five Facts about Plastic….. We use 20 times more plastic today than we did 50 years ago. Plastic chemicals can be absorbed by the body. Around 17 billion plastic grocery bags are given away by supermarkets each year The average time for plastic to decompose is 450 – well it could be awhile depending on what it is…but that plastic

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February Favorites

This is going to be a fun look at my month and sharing with you things I just can’t share with you guys anywhere else on my blog. The Highlight Reel Welcome to a quick run down of my month! For our travels, we headed off to Iceland at the beginning of February and then to Charleston, South Carolina just

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Hostel vs Hotel

Let’s be honest for a moment, there are numerous types of accommodations you can chose from on your travels.  You can rent an AirBnB, stay in someone’s extra bedroom, rent an RV, hotel, and even hostels.  Your first thought might be aren’t hostels for backpackers?  Mine was.  The first time we stayed in a hostel during our trip to Ireland, we

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5 tips for the “Sneezey” side of travel

You have done everything right.  You packed the correct attire for your trip, taken your vitamins, drank plenty of water, exercised in the morning, and didn’t overindulge in the food or alcohol, yet you are still sick.  This happened to me in Ireland.  We went in the fall and had packed clothes to stay warm, and did all the above

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No Car…No Problem – don’t let that stop you from seeing the Irish countryside

“Taking a road trip through the Irish countryside”, this was on my bucket list for years.  But what happens when the rental car company wants a 1k deposit?  This actually happened to Drew and I.  We booked our tickets to Ireland and immediately started researching rental car companies.  Not going into too much details about that here, but we couldn’t

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What travel means to me and goals for 2018

What is travel to you personally? Is it going to the next town over from you and getting dinner at a nice place?  Is it taking a tent and minimal supplies and heading into a forest to spend the night with nature?  How about taking a road trip to a predetermined destination and spending time there or is it heading

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