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Derrynane House, Co Kerry, Ireland

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One of the things we loved most about staying in one place while we were in Ireland was the chance to get to know our "neighborhood." While we were in Ireland last month, We stayed only 4 miles from Caherdaniel, home of "the Liberator" - Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847).

A View into 19th century Irish Life at Bunratty Folk Park

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Want to take a step back in time? While we were in Ireland last month, we traveled through time and explore Ireland's history. Where? The very cool Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Located in Bunratty, near the Shannon airport (Co.

Driving Ireland's Ring of Kerry: Take a Detour

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Driving Ireland's Ring of Kerry (N70) can be a harrowing experience - the narrow, winding roads; signs with accident numbers; and the ever-present enormous tour buses.

 

Because sometimes, you've just got to make fish chowder

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 10, 2010 /
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We're in Ireland, and loving it (needless to say). And yes, the rain is ubiquitous.

Foodie Finds: Best Hot Dogs in Grand Rapids

by Ed Forteau / Aug 11, 2010 /
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I love hot dogs. We always search out great hot dog joints whenever we travel - there's such a variety that I never get bored!

 

One Stop Coney Shop

Traveling with a Mobility Disability in Ireland and Scotland

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As a traveler with disabilities, I am well-aware of the challenges of traveling - and the great rewards! There are many more things to think of as a traveler with disabilities - access, transportation, cultural views of disability, and more. I am always learning the hard way, it seems, about both written and unspoken rules of disability travel, 23 years after my accident!

10 Essential Tips for Traveling with Your Animal Companion

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Whether traveling across town, the country, or overseas, properly planning for travel with your cat or dog can save tons of time and stress.
 

Tashi Laptsa: Do It Yourself

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Tashi Laptsa: Do It Yourself

 

Travel Writers' Secrets: Favorite Places in Scotland

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 13, 2010 /
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I've got a GREAT list of travel tips for you!

The Caryatid Project

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"In ancient Athens, female hairstyle was a distinctive symbol of status worn by women of high social rank and affluence when they appeared in public settings such as religious festivals."

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