Dublin Days

Let me just start out by saying how much I love Ireland. This is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been to, and the people are just fantastic. Everyone haS so much pride for their history, and Ireland sure does have a rich one. For a nation with such a difficult and bloodied […]

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A dip down to England

For our first full day in Scotland, I booked us a day trip using Rabbies Tours (pronounced like taxi cabbies — fun fact, Rabbie is actually a nickname for Robert, so it’s usually Rab instead of Rob in Scotland). I highly recommend this tour company and would easily book another: they’re based out of Edinburgh […]

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New York at Christmas: Part III

My last full day in NYC proved to be very emotional, but it was the best, most-fulfilling one of the entire weekend. After a jolly Saturday, Alex and I headed back to the Financial District for The National September 11 Memorial Museum. Knowing full well that I was going to cry, I wore my most tear-absorbent […]

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New York at Christmas: Part II

After a fabulous Friday in New York City, Alex and I made our way south from her apartment in the Upper East Side to the Financial District. Our first stop was the Brooklyn Bridge. We chatted while strolling along the iconic landmark, which is a lot longer than it looks! Luckily it was a gorgeous morning with […]

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New York at Christmas: Part I

Ah, New York during the holidays. We see it in movies, hear about it in songs, daydream about it in all its splendor come December. I have always wanted to experience the glamour and festivity of the Big Apple during Christmastime, and now I can tell you fine folks from firsthand experience: it’s just as […]

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