Sunflowers in Tuscany

Sunflowers in Tuscany

It’s that time of year to see the Sunflowers in Tuscany. But that’s just a few of the many things you can do there. Going to Florence or Rome this summer? Don’t miss Tuscany, get out of the city and see the countryside, where the real charm and la...
Marble Arch Caves

Marble Arch Caves

In Northern Island near the town of Enniskillen is a UNESCO World Heritage site called Marble Arch Caves.  It is a sight well worth seeing.  After viewing the exhibits which describe how the caves came into being and how 2 adventurers discovered what you see today,...
Luggage

Luggage

Everyone has their own opinion on packing and luggage, often held for good reason, so we felt we’d share ours here. Remember that for years we traveled from 2 to 5 days per week every week, so our bags got more use in a year than most people do in 10 years!...
Exploring Ireland

Exploring Ireland

Ireland has something for everybody. If you have never been before, accept the fact that whatever you do and wherever you go, you will have a good time. It is a country with friendly people and a happy outlook, even if the weather does not always co-operate. Over the...
Dublin

Dublin

Dublin is a very manageable city to navigate. It is a good base in that you can mix city days and country days. You can maintain the city life for a wide selection of restaurants, music and night life and still see the rest of Ireland by day tours out. There are a...
County Wicklow

County Wicklow

County Wicklow is an often overlooked county in Ireland.  If you are planning a trip to Ireland take a closer look.  County Wicklow is just south of Dublin and holds the promise of something for everyone, from historic country homes and gardens to scenic mountain...
Ireland for Children

Ireland for Children

A few years ago, we took our then 4-year-old granddaughter, Anabel, on a trip to Ireland. High on the touring list was visually memorable places, fun for little ones and lots of music. Our particular 4-year old loves music and dance so the latter was very important....