“Grand weather we’re having!” “It’s a fine day.” “There’s a nip in the air alright…” These all pass for greetings in Ireland, where talking about the weather is one of our favorite pastimes! There’s a lot to be said for it: temperate year-round, our summers are warm and our winters mild. But Mother Nature keeps us guessing, and it’s not unusual to welcome an unexpected cold snap in the spring, or strip off your sweater on a sunny winter’s day! Our advice? Pack a lot of layers – and an…
This is the area of northern California where the giant Redwoods are located, which is about 150 miles north of San Francisco (drive straight up Hwy. 101). If there is any place that you want to put on your "must see" list, I would say that this is it. Don't go to Muir Woods National Park and say "I've seen the Redwoods." You haven't seen "the Redwoods" until you've gone into the Avenue Of The Giants.
Colmar is a gorgeous town in the Alsace wine region of France. The canals, cobblestone streets, and colourful half-timbered houses have a fairytale feel. Read this post for the best things to do and where to stay.
This is the Carson House and its long been one of my favorites. I love the multiple roof lines and fanciful windows. The porch is a dream, I only wish the covered walk to the entrance wasn't present---I'm sure the front door is to die for!
Where to Eat in New York’s Little Italy and Chinatown
New York is home to some of the best food in the world. With such a large international population, and with so much history behind it, New York’s food scene is not only huge, but incredibly diverse. Here is where you should eat...
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