Dublin: Signs of Christmas in the Emerald Isle

I visited Dublin back in November, on the weekend the terrorist attacks occurred in Paris. Unsurprisingly, my mind was preoccupied and my heart heavy with thoughts of Paris throughout the weekend. I had a lot of plans for sightseeing in Dublin, but I wound up scrapping most of them, not feeling up to doing much. Instead, … More Dublin: Signs of Christmas in the Emerald Isle

Ireland, Day 14: The Beauty of Giant’s Causeway, the Potency of Bushmills Whiskey, and the Perilous Crossing of the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

For more on Ireland, see my posts from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 11, Day 12, and Day 13. I previously mentioned how, on Day 13 of our trip around Ireland, I discovered that Northern Ireland was much more … More Ireland, Day 14: The Beauty of Giant’s Causeway, the Potency of Bushmills Whiskey, and the Perilous Crossing of the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Ireland, Day 12: A Tale of Irish Coffees, Falconry Schools, and Tidy Towns

For more on Ireland, see my posts from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, and Day 11. Our trip to Ireland was so wonderful that sometimes I fear I’m slipping into hyperbole here; everything becomes the most gorgeous scenery, the most … More Ireland, Day 12: A Tale of Irish Coffees, Falconry Schools, and Tidy Towns

Ireland, Day 11: Hiking, Seafood Chowder-ing, and Sweater-Buying on Lovely Inishmore

For more on Ireland, see my posts from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, and Day 10. On Day 11, we took the ferry to Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands, which are located off the coast of western Ireland. Inishmore, with … More Ireland, Day 11: Hiking, Seafood Chowder-ing, and Sweater-Buying on Lovely Inishmore

Ireland, Day 10: The Stunning Cliffs of Moher and the Stark Wilderness of the Burren

For more on Ireland, see my posts from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, and Day 9. Leaving behind our beloved Dingle was a sad proposition, but luckily there were still lots of Irish highlights ahead of us on Day 10. To get to some … More Ireland, Day 10: The Stunning Cliffs of Moher and the Stark Wilderness of the Burren