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A Little Wander…Tikal Wildlife and Ruins

The sounds of the wildlife at Tikal are what sold me on the experience. Within minutes of listening to the pattering of feet and chatter of other members of the group, we are all pulled to an abrupt halt by our guide, Luis. He holds up a single hand to silence the group – a […]

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A Little Answer…How to Pull the Perfect Pint of Guinness

Affectionately referred to as “Irish mothers’ milk” by some and “the pint that drinks like a meal” by others, Guinness is a cultural right of passage on a visit to Ireland…and as a fiercely Irish yank (although to be clear, I’m not actually a yank…but in Ireland, if you’re American, they call you a yank […]

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A Little Challenge…What Do You Love in New York City?

I’m heading to New York City at the end of the month and I’m actually probably as thrilled to head to NYC as I am to the more exotic locales in Central America that I’ll visit in February. I’ve been to NYC a grand total of once – for the three days surrounding my 18th […]

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A Little Scenic…The Absolute Most Picturesque Drive in Ireland

It’s no secret that I truly love Ireland – I think I have pretty successfully waxed poetic about the country in most of the past week’s blog posts. Fortunately for you, I’m not done yet! As wonderful as Dingle town is, a trip to the Dingle Peninsula isn’t complete without driving Slea Head Drive. This […]

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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 Warmth…A Wee Bit of Irish Hospitality

My Nissan Micra rental car was tiny…whatever you’re thinking, think smaller. Perhaps for this reason, the decision to sleep in said car for an evening wasn’t the brightest idea I’ve ever had. But for all of the faults in the plan, it did show me just how far the Irish will go for the sake […]

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