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
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
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!
Fresh is the order of the day - time for a bit of local color. These beauties were hanging out in the lobby pastry shop of my friend's hotel. Lunch at Fumbally, a local Farm to table resturant. They put a lot of love in there food and it shows! We did a short walk through … Continue reading Going for a Wander
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
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
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 …