Montreal: Old Town Charm, Riverside Promenades, and One Very Adventurous Boat Ride

Now that I’ve written three food-related posts about Montreal (see here, here, and here), I suppose it’s time to discuss what we actually did to work off all those calories while visiting the city. We based ourselves in Old Town, which was exactly where I wanted to be. The thing that first drew me to Montreal was … More Montreal: Old Town Charm, Riverside Promenades, and One Very Adventurous Boat Ride

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 4: Walking Among History and Finding Good Eats in Dublin

For more on Ireland, see my posts from Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3.  On our fourth day in Dublin (and our first full day on our Rick Steves tour), we did a lot of two things: walking and eating. It is my belief that, when on vacation, the former always justifies doing quite … More Ireland, Day 4: Walking Among History and Finding Good Eats in Dublin

Ireland, Day 2: A Stately Castle, A Spot of Tea, and an Irish Jig in Dublin

I will admit it: jetlag nearly broke my spirit on Day 1 of our trip to Ireland. I’m not sure why, but I had a harder time adjusting to the time difference than I ever have on previous Euro-trips. But by Day 2, however, I was in full-on traveler mode and ready to conquer some … More Ireland, Day 2: A Stately Castle, A Spot of Tea, and an Irish Jig in Dublin