International, Travel

The Highlands and a Little Whisky

I decided to sign up for a day tour through the Highlands, so I popped over to the Tourist Information side near me and booked with Rabbie's.  This tour was amazing!  There were only 16 people on a Sprinter van and our guide Dave kept up quite entertained. He was passionate and knowledgeable, answering questions… Continue reading The Highlands and a Little Whisky

Dining Out, Eats, International, Travel

Edinburgh: Hostel to Hotel with a Touch of Culture

The view from the Baxter Hostel was lovely this morning - I sat at a bay window while enjoying a bit if coffee. My check out time was around 10 am, so I spend my time planning out my day and taking in the cool air from the open window. Once I got everything squared… Continue reading Edinburgh: Hostel to Hotel with a Touch of Culture

Dining Out, Eats, International, Travel

Goodbye Ireland, Hello Scotland!

So ... I find it hard to sit still, so I booked a flight to Scotland! After a wonderful last evening out with my friends, it was time to part ways ... My flight Ryanair was set for early afternoon, so I took my time in the morning getting to the airport - I arrived… Continue reading Goodbye Ireland, Hello Scotland!

Dining Out, Eats, International, Travel

Finding Our Footing

Sleep deprived and hungry, we headed into Dublin's city center where we were rewarded with lovely street art, delicious Coddel, and a few nice hotel rooms. Our first stop was to find lunch - here's the street art which speckled our path We swung into Oliver St. John Gogaty's for a little lunch and live… Continue reading Finding Our Footing

International, Travel

Dublin: Day 1’ish

What a crazy 48-hours! My flight from New York to Dublin was very uneventful, which is exactly what I wanted. The Aer Lingus flight crew provided excellent service, and we even arrive in Dublin a full hour early!  Yep - one hour EARLY. That almost never happens.  🙂 When I arrived in Dublin, I was… Continue reading Dublin: Day 1’ish

International, Travel

And So it Begins …

Today has been a little more interesting than I had anticipated.  I mean, when you're getting ready for a little time away from work, you don't expect to come to find that the company you left was purchased by another in your absense. I guess it's better to know as my trip begins rather than… Continue reading And So it Begins …