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Month: July 2016

Days 4 & 5- Treasure Coast,  Key Largo and South Beach

Days 4 & 5- Treasure Coast,  Key Largo and South Beach

We started our day across the street in St. Augustine at City Bistro Coffee and Tea House. Fancy breakfast.We headed on down the coast down Anastasia Island past the lighthouse and drove south towards Daytona around Flagler Beach area to Washington Oaks State Park to see the Coquina “beach caves” which were really just rocks that have been weathered in the beach After we saw the rocks, we decided this beach was an awesome place to lay out and swim…

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Day 3-St Augustine

Day 3-St Augustine

We started our day from our hotel. If you come to St Augustine, don’t stay at the Magnuson Hotel if you have other options. We aren’t having great hotel luck this trip. Breakfast wasn’t even edible, beds were old and hard and they make the habit of leaving the AC completely off when the room isn’t rented making it really musty and moldy since its Florida in the summer. Come on. Anyway… We opted for the Hop on Hop off…

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Days 1 and 2-Orlando

Days 1 and 2-Orlando

Friday was just a pretty standard Disney day, so not much to tell although we did get to evacuate our stellar hotel for a fire alarm that wouldn’t stop at 3am. Norah can sleep anywhere though. Ha  We drove over to the Magic Kingdom, rode tons of rides and met lots of princesses. It was Norah’s best day ever. Ha She was asleep before we got out of the park! HaDinner was uneventful, some carry out sushi from a little…

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Florida Staycation Kickoff

Florida Staycation Kickoff

This whole trip started out of laziness. haha Since we are moving, we listed our house in Florida for sale. I was discussing my summer plans with my friend Ciara (Kee-ra – i know… I didn’t pronounce it right either) She lives in Dublin and she is one of my aforementioned Irish connections made while seeking out private sector healthcare consulting needs. I told her we planned on coming over the Ireland for 2-3 weeks in July… then probably coming…

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The McKinney Gypsy Caravan is on the move again

The McKinney Gypsy Caravan is on the move again

Hello everyone! It feels like its been forever since I’ve done any blog posting…in reality its only been about 6 months… but a lot can happen in 6 months! Like, making a life-changing decision to move across the world. haha So, that being said- we made the decision a couple months ago to jump in head first and relocate to Ireland at the end of August. Usually the first question I get when I say that is “Have you ever…

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