Tuesday Travels with Tammy Staley

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Tuesday Travels introduces us to Tammy Staley

This Tuesday Travels we are with Tammy Staley. She is sharing some of her many journeys with us. I look forward to getting to know her even better. Tammy & I met up in a couple of different blog groups. I really admired her love for travel. She shares a passion to help others find the best of any destination. Tammy visits and writes about many places, US and international. I hope you take time to read what she shares here; then venture on over to her sites. You will find the links to at the bottom of this post.

Please introduce yourself & tell us what you do.

“Hi,” my name is Tammy Staley. I own a travel agency, Milestone Travels. I also run a travel website called Midlife Milestones. In addition to those two major projects I have a full time job running a big box bakery. Plus the mother of two grown men and happily married for over 28 years.

How many trips do you average in a 24 month period?


US or International?


www.redneckrhapsody.com Tuesday Travels - Tammy & Son's in Ireland with the ocean behind them
Tammy & Son’s in Ireland – First Trip Internationally for all three.

Favorite destination so far?

Ireland, it was my first trip out of the US and with my two sons.

Friendliest country / state on a whole?


Best food? Tell us about your favorite meal, type of new food you experienced, places to try and what not to eat?!?!?

I loved the Irish breakfast minus the black pudding. You might be okay if you do not look up the traditional ingredients. I thought it was a sausage patty that was gritty. My son searched it and told me what it was made of and I just about lost it. Something about a breakfast food made with blood just turned my stomach. It didn’t taste bad but it’s not something I will try again.

www.redneckrhapsody.com Tuesday Travels - Irish Breakfast - Fresh tomatoes, mushrooms, sunny side up eggs, 3 meats, toast, hash browns and ??
Traditional Irish Breakfast

One place that holds a favorite memory?

Nashville Tennessee was my very first solo trip. It was a long time ago but it was the first time I drove by myself for over 9 hours and was away from home for over a week. That trip helped me understand how much I am capable of. I learned a lot about myself that week at the Grand Ole Opera hotel. I also realize how much I loved and missed my family. There is a reason they say “absence makes the heart grow fonder.” We all must wander to appreciate what we have at home.

Solo or with someone?

Either way I just want to travel

Prefer camera or just shoot pictures with phone?

I just use my phone, although when you are solo pictures a bit more challenging.

Funniest thing that happened here or while traveling to / from here?

I scared my husband on that first solo trip as I told him I was going to pick up another cake decorator along the way. This was almost 20 years ago, cell phones were just becoming a thing. He was not fond of me picking up a complete stranger. To me she was just another decorator that wanted to get to the convention what was she going to do beat me with a frosting bag!

www.redneckrhapsody.com View of river and country side from the top of St. John's Castle in Ireland
View of river and country side from the top of St. John’s Castle in Ireland

Tips on traveling or navigating while you are there?

Pack light, take disposable clothes. I take things that do not fit me perfectly, items I can toss out to make room for new things to bring home!

If you picked anywhere else to live where & why?

Ireland I love the weather and the the people are so nice.

What is your best suggestion on what to pack? What time of year were you there?

For over seas a shower pouf, the commendations over there do not always supply washcloths.

#1 place to go you haven’t been; if you have been, why #1 for return?

Scotland, I want to see the northern lights, but I am saving that location to go with my oldest son.


Please share your website and social media so we can continue to follow your adventures:

Website: midlifemilestones

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/milestonetravelsmi/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/midlifemiles

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/midlifemilestones/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/midlifemilestones/ 

Once again I want to thank Tammy  for sharing with all of us!

Wishing your Rhapsodyville dreams & travels come true! 

Be fearless & pack a bag!


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www.redneckrhapsody.com Kevin in front of the old library facade at Ephesus in Turkey, one of the most spectacular Roman age city ruins.One of my favorite books of the Bible were written to the Christian church in this place! It is on my list to make it here one day!~TW

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London Bridge
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7 thoughts on “Tuesday Travels with Tammy Staley”

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  2. That’s amazing. I love reading about travelling – helps so much during those times when I can’t leave (visa limits – long story lol).

    PS. I can confirm that Scotland is amazing and that you can see the northern lights. It’s quite an event in the winter. 🙂

    • I would love to see the northern lights! I am trying to put new travel out at least once a week from guest on Tuesdays or some of my own. Thanks for hanging out with me!


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