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A Little Adventure… Off-Roading to the Cliffs of Moher

There are two ways to set out on any adventure: The way the Lonely Planet tells you The secret map hand-drawn for you by a local. I mean really, is there even a choice?! Laura and I were ready to tackle the famed Cliffs of Moher and Carl, the owner of the fantastically accommodating and […]

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A Little Climb…A Harrowing Pass and Mountain Descent

In addition to Ireland’s most scenic coastline and sights: Slea Head Drive, and Fungie the Dolphin in Dingle town’s harbor, there are two other parts of the Dingle Peninsula that I really loved. Forging Dingle’s Connor Pass: My photos from Connor Pass don’t even look real, and I swear to you they are unaltered. I […]

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A Little Green…Exploring Ireland’s Rugged Ring of Kerry

A gentle sprinkle of rain dusted the windshield of the car as the smell of wet grass leaked through the air vent of my rental car – I slowly puttering my way around the Iveragh Peninsula in Ireland, more popularly known as the Ring of Kerry. The Ring of Kerry is an extremely popular tourist […]

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A Little Green…The Forests of Fort Augustus

The vibrant green and completely lush underbrush climbing up the trees and creeping across the floor of the forest struck me first as I entered the darkly lit canopy of trees in the national park forests surrounding Fort Augustus. Video Tour of Loch Ness, Fort Augustus, Scotland Fort Augustus has about six major walks and […]

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Hairy Highland Cow- Photo by Flickr user: Tambako

A Little Imagination…Exploring Isle of Skye Through the Tain

The scent of Scotland changes as the damp rains roll in; throughout the small city of Portree the earthy smell of grass and the fresh scent of wet flowers begin to dominate the air and override the ostensibly more powerful scent of deep-frying fish and chips; instead the collage of smells mingle together in the […]

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A Little Hiking…The Old Man of Storr

The sun weakly peeped it’s head from behind the smoky gray clouds and gave me no other choice but to surmise that today, like everyday for the past four days, was going to be another damp, cold, Scottish day. The Isle of Skye is supposedly one of the most gorgeous regions of Scotland (every region […]

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