The books I’ve read often guide my travels. For more than 20 years, Copenhagen was on my wish list because of the the book Number the Stars… Read more “Arthur’s Seat: Basically a big hill”
Like countless others, I was aghast at the pictures of Notre Dame in Paris up in flames. Besides my husband, none of us have visited France. It… Read more “Worship: Lighting a candle”
As a child, I loved gemstones and polished rocks. They were often a top pick when I was getting a souvenir. Geology was a piece of cake… Read more “A backpack full of rocks…”
I’ve pretty much reached the end of Trying our Luck in Ireland trip, but I do have one story left to tell. I’ve been trying to plan… Read more “That time we got stuck in our room”
I wasn’t sure we’d ever find a thermal bath we loved more than the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. They are different enough that it’s hard to compare,… Read more “Ponta da Ferraria: Wish we were there Wednesday”
Despite knowing that Iceland is not covered completely in ice, it’s always a surprise to see signs of growing and living things along the landscape. Sure, there… Read more “Growing greens in the middle of Ice(land)”
After an all-too short time in Galway, it was time to head to Navan for our last night in Ireland. We had wanted to stay at Hillview… Read more “Trying our luck at Clonmacnoise”
Our day from Bunratty to the Cliffs of Moher was very busy, but a lot of fun.
We loved our trip around the Dingle Peninsula so much that we were really pumped for our Ring of Kerry day. I’ve heard of the Ring of… Read more “Trying our luck on the Ring of Kerry”
It’s hard to pick a favorite when the topic is hot springs.
After making a (too quick) stop at Killarney National Park and checking into our (possibly haunted) B&B, we still had plenty of time in our day for… Read more “Trying our luck on the Dingle Peninsula”
We left Kilkenny excited for the next town on our itinerary. Our first stop into the Killarney area was Killarney National Park. We enjoy visiting US National… Read more “Trying our luck in Killarney: Killarney National Park”