Explore Muckross Gardens – for FREE!

I love when my itinerary includes time in Killarney, primarily because of Killarney National Park and the surrounding MacGillycuddy Reeks. It is absolute eye candy for this Oregon girl! Twice now, we’ve been given lend of a jeep, so we grabbed Saoirse and set off exploring. On our first trip, after creeping our way up to Ladies View, stopping many times to follow paths and … Continue reading Explore Muckross Gardens – for FREE!

10 Good Group Travel Behavior Tips

Some things should go without saying. Or so I thought. We Americans have that reputation as being “ugly” in some places and I certainly can say that over a lifetime I have had my moments. Nothing I am very proud of, I assure you. What I love about Ireland is that they still like us! They are appreciative of everything we’ve done for them and … Continue reading 10 Good Group Travel Behavior Tips

I am not Rick Steves.

I am not Rick Steves. God love him with his great books, videos, website and tours, and his friendly outgoing social persona that gets every best delicious morsel out of his travels. We dream of being like him. But you see, I’m an introvert. I don’t mean the misconceived antisocial weirdo hermit image that just popped in to your brain. I love the way Laurie … Continue reading I am not Rick Steves.