A Visit to the Cliffs of Insanity

A Visit to the Cliffs of Insanity

An expert on the Irish bus system (ha!), today I have big plans for another road-trip. I lace up my hiking boots and head out the door of the hotel and walk the seven blocks to the bus station where I catch bus which will eventually take me to the Cliffs of Moher....
Galway’s Got Game

Galway’s Got Game

Today I have my first experience on Irish buses. It’s the final day of the Galway Arts Festival and, as it’s just over an hour by bus, I’m ready to hit the road. Everybody I’ve talked to tells me that Galway is a great city, festival or not. Then...
Having Fun Storming the Castle

Having Fun Storming the Castle

I wake today refreshed and ready to explore Limerick. I stop at a café and order a coffee and a traditional Irish breakfast, which consists of a sunny-side up egg, sausage link, bacon, baked tomato, beans, toast, and black and white pudding. “What is...
Guinness is Good for You

Guinness is Good for You

Have you read “On a Wing and a Prayer?” That’s the beginning of this experience. At about 1:30am the cabin crew arrives at the gate and everybody in the area breaks into applause and cheers. We finally board and, four-and-a-half hours later than...

On a Wing and a Prayer

Top of the morning to ya Virtual Travel Buddies! I trust you slept well dreaming of leprechauns and Guinness (apparently your leprechauns are drunk). With thirty-six hours at home between a personal trip to LA and my flight to Ireland, I spent the day packing and...

The Land of Leprechauns

It’s that day again, or shall I say night. Yes, it’s the night I drink a glass of fine, single malt scotch whiskey. “What?” you say, “I thought that was pretty much every night.” Well, that’s where you’re wrong. Sometimes I have a glass of red wine instead of the...