Author: Laci

Northern Ireland: Giant’s Causeway

Ireland is ridiculously picturesque. There are places on the island where myth meets science and history. The tors on the hike up Slieve Binnian are one such example, stone warriors asleep and waiting to defend the isle. The Hill of Tara is another but the most memorable sight was the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.

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Book Review: The House in the Cerulean Sea

Title: The House in the Cerulean SeaAuthor: T.J. Klune Publication Date: 2020Publishing House: Tor Books I had heard a lot about this book and recently it was my turn on the waitlist to read it from the library. If you don’t already have a library card, I highly suggest one. Goodreads Synopsis: A magical island. A

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Northern Ireland: Hiking the Mourne Mountains

Part of the reason that I selected Wilderness Ireland as our travel company was because I could select trips that included guided hikes. Our first hike was in the Mourne Mountains in County Down. The hike tried to kill us, but it was worth it. I jest, we were jet lagged and it was a

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Book Review: She Who Became the Sun

Title: She Who Became the SunAuthor: Shelley Parker-ChanPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Tor Books I had heard good things about this book and borrowed it from the library as an audiobook. I absolutely love the library. If you don’t have a library card, you should get one because free books. Goodreads Synopsis: “I refuse to be

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Book Review: Tennis Lessons

Title: Tennis LessonsAuthor: Susannah Dickey Publication Date: 2020Publishing House: Doubleday This is the first book in my Irish regional literature project. I love finding books while on adventures that mean something to the place. In Darry we stumbled upon a wonderful used book shop and the proprietor was more than happy to make suggestions. In regards

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Ireland: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Arrival to the Emerald Isle When I was first getting this trip booked I read a lot and one thing that I read that stuck with me was, if you are flying give yourself buffer time in cases of flight issues. Listening to that advice saved us a big headache. We were supposed to fly

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Book Review: The Final Girl Support Group

Title: The Final Girl Support GroupAuthor: Grady Hendrix Publication Date: 2021Publishing House: Berkley Books I borrowed this book from the library as an audiobook for my trip to Ireland. Goodreads Synopsis: In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and

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