Quietest St. Patrick’s Day ever. (Photos)
Let’s Talk About the Weather
Weather is always a fair topic in Ireland. Even when the weather itself isn’t.
I Aten’t Dead!
Despite the best efforts of academia, my irreverence is still lurking.
Summer in Ireland: Places to Visit in West Cork
Every once in a while, Ireland has a summer. You’d think it would be a rather regular occurrence, but I assure you it is not.
Fota House & Gardens: Summer is Here!
Summer has finally arrived! I should probably *knock wood* when I say that, but I’m still basking in the glow of a glorious, sunny Ireland.
Do you even Ireland, bro?
I made a comment on Facebook. People replied, suggesting I know nothing about Ireland.
Travel: the Best Thing is also the Worst Thing
People can turn a travel nightmare into a hilarious adventure, and a quiet cup of tea into a golden memory you cherish for the rest of your days.
What to do in Winter?
With cold descending upon the northern hemisphere, what travel madcappery can one get up to? Hmm, what to do in winter?
Dolphin Magic in West Cork
West Cork, Ireland, is always beautiful, but dolphins definitely add to the magic.
Fun photo essay: a visit to Elizabeth Fort
Getting a peek into one of the best preserved star forts in Ireland: Elizabeth Fort
Photo Essay: St. Patrick’s Day in Cork
Some snaps of the local St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Cork, Ireland.
Romancing the Stones of Charles Fort
Charles Fort in Co. Cork, Ireland: historical, brooding, flirtatious, and …romantic.
Ireland: Signs of Spring
It’s still cold, but there are signs of spring beginning to show in Ireland!
My first proper Irish Christmas – packed to the gills with deliciousness!
Chip Butties and Other Naughty Bits
A visit to Youghal reveals tiny Vikings, the miracle of birth, bastard half brothers of the king, and tasty treats. Among other things.
The River Wild-lee (the River Lee!)
Despite flowing through the heart of Ireland’s second biggest city, the River Lee is full of wildlife – even whales!
View from an Irish sea cave
A sunny day and a serendipitous visit with an old friend leads to a lovely day at the beach.
Ireland: Body, Mind, & Spirit
When life brings you contrast and change, it can be very hard on the emotions. It flows naturally that the body is affected by the chemical soup coursing through your veins. Friends and loved ones are full of advice and support, but ultimately it's a very lonely experience. I'm trying to make an effort to …