Hot Springs National Park

Making the Most of a Brief Stop in Hot Springs, Arkansas

One of my recent work trips took me to Hot Springs, Arkansas. I’d been to Arkansas before, but only for about 20 minutes. We were close by on a family vacation years ago and took a short detour just long enough to take some pictures and grab drinks at a gas station just to cross … Continue reading Making the Most of a Brief Stop in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Sunrise over Gold Beach in Arromanches-les-Bains

Why Any History Buff Needs to Visit Arromanches-les-Bains

Our first stop along the coast was a beach town called Arromanches-les-Bains, near what was code named Gold Beach. We had some trouble finding our hotel – Hotel de la Marine – because it turned out to be off of a pedestrian only zone which greatly confused our GPS. We ended up dropping my brother … Continue reading Why Any History Buff Needs to Visit Arromanches-les-Bains