The Good, the Bad and the Thank-you’s – Ireland

Today I get to tell you about what was good (or, dare I say, great), bad (or perhaps terrible) and who deserves thanks for helping to make this trip unforgettable. These are people and places you should make every effort to see if you do a similar trip. I’m also providing you with a list […]

Limerick is a Drag (or A Walk in a Whole Different Park)

Limerick Drag

With no buses, planes or trains to catch this morning I take advantage of the time and sleep in. I sleep a little longer than planned (thank goodness for earplugs, a traveler’s friend) and forgo a leisurely breakfast in lieu of a visit to the Hunt Museum. I pick up a coffee and panini (it’s […]

Having Fun Storming the Castle

St Mary's Cathedral

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 this?” I ask the owner. “It’s not like a sweet American […]

Guinness is Good for You

Guinness Slogan

This tastes like no Guinness I’ve ever tried. Where have they been hiding this stuff? Pat tells me that Guinness doesn’t travel well which is why it’s so much better here. I think I’m in love.

The First Ever Drop Me Anywhere Travel Limerick Contest

Irish Hat

You voted and I’m going. I leave for Ireland on July 23 or, as they say over there, 23 July (see, I’ve been learning the language). I’ll fly into Shannon, which is in the west, as it’s quite a bit less expensive to fly there than to Dublin. As it only takes just over two […]