Author: Laci

Ireland: Dinner in Dublin

By the time we reached Dublin we wanted something different for food and decided to check out the dumpling restaurant that was next door to our hotel. It was called Little Dumpling and it was pretty good. I tried the duck dumplings, they weren’t my favorite but I like to try new things. We also

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Ireland: Book of Kells and The Long Room

One of the places that I made sure to visit while in Dublin was to visit the Long Room library at Trinity College. This magical two story library is still in use and fantastic in person. Visiting the Long Room is paired with the Book of Kells exhibit. The Book of Kells is an illuminated

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Book Review: The Maidens

Title: The MaidensAuthor: Alex MichaelidesPublication Date: 2021Publishing House: Macmillian Audio A lot of retelling of Greek myths or books inspired by Greek myths and plays end up on my to read list. This book is one that I had come across several times and I came across it again at the library and decided to

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Flowers in Ireland

We saw so many beautiful flowers in Ireland that I just had to showcase them all. We found these beautiful flowers all over the Emerald Isle. Glenveagh Castle had some fantastic gardens that we did not have time to fully explore. The little bit of exploration we did get to do can be see in

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Ireland: Hill of Tara

Before visiting Ireland I knew that I wanted to visit the Hill of Tara. Everyone has places that are on their must see list and this was mine. I love mythology and Tara is one of those places where myth and history meet. The Tuatha de Danaan are said to have come to Ireland in

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Ireland: A Night Out in Cork

While visiting Cork Keltin and I decided to have dinner at the Cask. This cocktail and tapas bar was close to our hotel and absolutely delicious. The restaurant has a seasonal cocktail and food menu. The waitstaff was more than happy to suggest a good drink. This was a fun restaurant where we got to

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Book Review: Wild

Title: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest TrailAuthor: Cheryl StrayedPublication Date: 2012Publishing House: Knopf I’m a day hiker, I like to get off the tail at the end of the day and sleep in a real bed, most of the time at least. There is something magical about sleeping under the stars. That

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