Travel Blogs

Ready. Set. Adventure.

Here, you’ll find details of Ali’s bucket list adventures; where to go to get the best deals on bucket list adventures and what makes each location worth going to.

Each of Ali’s travel blogs contain the effects of her travel motto: good food/drink, live like a local and try/learn something new.

This is a designated portal to not only Ali’s adventures, but we invite you globe traveling adventurers to share your stories, advice and insights. If you’ve got stories or a travel site to share, msg us through the 12 Adventures Facebook page. We’d love to hear from you~


EUROPE

IRELAND

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Ireland – Lahinch and Ennistymon

Just a few miles down the road the famed Cliffs of Moher you’ll find the seaside town of Lahinch (also spelled Lehinch). I found this place on my first to Ireland when I asked a favorite waitress at our hotel where

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Ireland – Galway City

In county Galway lies Galway City (where the girls are so pretty, I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone). Driving around Galway can be a little hair raising with it’s cobble stone streets filled with crowds and narrow pathways

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Ireland – Spiddal

Spiddal is a peaceful little village about 25 minutes drive up the coastal road from Galway city. I probably never would’ve noticed it if it hadn’t been for friends moving there.  What I like about it most is that staying there

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The First Timers’ Guide to Ireland, the Emerald Isle

Ah, Ireland. Where the land is green, the whiskey free-flowing, the people are spirited and the music lively.  Or, Oh Ireland…where it pours down on you in buckets, the roads are dangerously twisty-windy and the tourist spots ye dreamt of

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SCOTLAND

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Road Trip Scotland

Ok, this is the bare bones blog to get the information out there to friends like CJ who are headed to Scotland and can’t wait for my procrastinatin’ arse to get this all down in a blog. Useful apps, tools

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WALES

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Anglesey – Holyhead

“Go to Wales.” That’s what my Scottish bestie said when I told him I had a few days gap between Italy and Ireland to fill. He’d taken the train before to Holyhead and Ferry to Dublin and said the trip

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ITALY

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The Amalfi Coast

I’ve had the immense satisfaction of checking this location off my bucket list twice before 12 Adventures came into play, so for adventures B12 (before 12 Adventures) I’ll post the stories here along with guides and insights on making the most of

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The Northern Lights of Tromso

First, a hearty meal at a restaurant down the road before we head off to parts unknown for a few hours.  We were to meet in the lobby of he hotel by 19:00.  Military or 24 hour time is standard

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MADEIRA

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The Enchanted Island of Madeira

I’m not too sure why I went to Portugal (which was the catalyst for visiting Madeira). It was never really on my bucket list, but somehow it got tied into my annual adventure trip, but I’m guessing it has to

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PORTUGAL

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Algarve – The Southern Coast

Honestly, I really can’t recall how exactly Portugal got onto the travel adventures bucket list, but I’m so glad it did. The annual adventure started in in Ireland (surprise) and so the logical (cheapest) path at the time was Dublin

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Minnesota – Where Friends Reunite and Family Find Eachother

Minnesota. Maybe not on everyone’s top list of bucket list adventure spots, but I had two (or 1, +5) very good reasons to want to go there. First, my friends Anne and Sergio (the one’s I wrote the song Baby for) had

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Montana – Learning to MUSH

It’s official. The first of the 12 bucket list adventures in the 12 Adventures film series, MUSH,  is complete and up there on Amazon.com for all to see. How cool is that~ The thing about short films though is there’s not a

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Adventure – Ancestry. Trace family roots to their most interesting story, then go there.

Have you ever wondered just exactly what you’re made of? Most of us assume we’re a mix of some kind. Some associate themselves solely by their religion, place of birth or known/preferred ethnicity, but we are far more than that

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A Cowboy, 2 Angels and a Fortune Cookie

Back home, at my desk with a (very big) coffee mug that belonged to my Pop and a fortune cookie one of my best friends left for me to find when I arrived home last night. A writer’s inspiration. Over

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