When I was planning our family trip to Ireland my kids were really excited to see a real castle. Researching hotels, I came across the Clontarf Castle Hotel. When I told my kids that we had a chance to sleep in one they hooted and hollered and became even more excited for our trip! Who […]
I took this picture on my solo day trip from Dublin to Howth (pictured above) and Malahide Castle. What an amazing hike this was and a favorite part of my trip to Ireland. Click here to read more about my trip.
I first read a Harry Potter novel while I was dating my husband. I remember a conversation in which we dreamed of a future where we could share this story with our children. Fast forward to the future and I not only have one kid, I have three and they are growing up. They are getting […]
My kids, my husband and I had the privilege of visiting Ireland for a quick stop on our way over to the United Kingdom. Here is how we used our 24 hours in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city. One tough thing about travelling through the British Isles is that the tourist attractions have limited hours, usually opening […]
I remember coming across my first cairns on the beach at the Mohegan Bluffs on Block Island in Rhode Island and being drawn to the simplicity of these man-made objects that were at perfect balance with and enhancing the beauty of the nature around. Since then, I have come across them all over the world. My […]
In 2016, we headed off for an exploration of Great Britain and Ireland. We were drawn to visit by our love of history and literature, as well as our boy’s affinity to Harry Potter and Dr. Who. We plan to return one day to go more in-depth to this deeply historical place, but this was […]