Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 by Travel_and_Outdoors
My name is Lora and I’m one of the contributors to our Travel & Outdoors page. What I find exciting about traveling is visiting places I have never been to before. Traveling by ship and train is my favorite means of transportation. I have trained across the United States and have even taken the spectacular Queen Mary 2 for a transatlantic crossing. I enjoy the old fashioned slower paced style of traveling over the convenience of faster commercial airlines. Of course that is not always possible because of time restrictions.
I have traveled to many countries in Europe, Canada as well as visiting dozens of states in the United States. My favorite places to stay are in small bed & breakfast inns. I enjoy visiting museums (art, science, and history), local shops, farmer’s markets, and good coffee shops. Whenever I go to a new place I’m very interested in visiting their local bookstore to see what they offer on a local level. I also like to see how the store is arranged and how it is furnished. I end up buying a book or two, a bookmark and perhaps a few postcards. I also love to hang out in the local coffee shops to relax, reflect and perhaps chat wi