Even a hint of chilly weather gets me excited about sweaters, scarves, and sumptuous socks—the woolier, the better. Wool, of course, leads me to thoughts of knitting, and I find myself hankering for a blustery day beside the fire with a lap full of yarn and a warm cup of tea.
Somewhere in world right now, I know there are women actually living my daydream, and I suspect that place might be Ireland. And given I have Irish blood from my father’s side of the family, it’s a country that tugs hard at my heart strings. Someday I’ll go there, but for now …
Aran Islands. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. Photo by Pixie.
Are you tempted by tidbits of trivia like I am? If so, you’re gonna love this. I got a wild hair to seek out some destinations across the country based on their crazy claims-to-fame. Who comes up with these titles, anyway?
Wouldn’t it be a kick to plan a road trip to every unusual “capital of the world”? I’d send postcards from every one! If you’re game for my game, see if you can match the four “fame claims” below with the cities that boast ’em, then read on to find out if you’re right…