Why did I go to Kilkenny Ireland and Beyond?

July 27th, 2017

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I traveled to Ireland in May 2017 to attend the Travel Classics International Conference in Kilkenny. I loved learning from the writers, editors and the conference founder, Maren Rudolph. Wondering what happens during Travel Classics? I made a video to show you: VIDEO: Welcome to Travel Classics International Ireland 2017 Our keynote speaker was George … Continued

When I traveled to Ireland last year, my first visit to the land of my ancestors, I knew a little bit, or maybe less than a little bit, about Irish whiskey. Sure I had heard of Jameson, and maybe had some vague knowledge of Tullamore Dew and Bushmills, two other popular Irish whiskey brands, but … Continued

  Watching Kaitlyn Bristowe at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin  last week reminded me how much I loved my trip to Ireland in March 2015. VIDEO: Guinness Storehouse in Dublin–The Bachelorette was here 2015! Have you always wanted to travel to Ireland? I loved seeing Newgrange with Brendan Vacations. This historic site which is sometimes called … Continued

Sitting in The Harp in Sligo, my husband and I consult a map. We want to go to the farthest-north point on the Irish Atlantic coast: Malin Head. “Next stop, Greenland,” says an old gentleman who overhears our choice. We down our pints and head for the car. Arriving in Malin Head, we book into … Continued

“You can’t do that, it’s blocked off.” My friend protested. “I can hop that.” I answered. “You’ll get in trouble.” He said sternly. “Watch the door.” I said with a smirk on my face. If I never got to travel again, I wanted to make the most of it, even if that meant getting myself … Continued