The Irish have a saying that truly represents the hospitable nature of the people — Céad míle fáilte, meaning “A thousand welcomes”. That’s exactly the kind of welcome I got checking into the Four Seasons Dublin for my stay during TBEX Dublin.
The pumpkin pies are out of the oven, Mr. TWS is starting on the sweet potatoes, and a turkey will be roasting soon. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays here in the United States. We indulge, watch some football, work on a seasonal jigsaw puzzle and think about how grateful we are for friends, family and travel!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is one of my favorite days of the year. I’ll make a toast to all of you with a pint of Guinness. These photos were taken at Blarney Castle. It was the third day of a ten day driving trip through Ireland. It is such a beautiful country and the […]
Visiting pubs while traveling through Ireland presents an opportunity to sample the best Irish whiskeys or have a Guinness, which some believe is dramatically better than what’s exported to the U.S. However, my favorite Irish pub memories of a past trip are about experiencing the warmth of the Irish people.
When we venture into a new city, many of us hope to disguise our status as tourists. We don’t want to be seen as a “touron”, a term that I saw on Matt Long’s blog, Landlopers. According to the Urban Dictionary, a touron is “any person who, while on vacation, commits an act of pure […]