As soon as I found out I was headed back to Ireland, I immediately knew the places I wanted to revisit around Galway. Obviously I would take my family to some live Irish music in Galway, visit the Cliffs of Moher and bicycle around the Aran Islands (been there done that). But as for other ideas, my … More The Enchanted Forest and Castle of Cong
Have you ever been to a place that is so beautiful you cannot even comprehend its existence? A place that leaves you speechless? A place that makes you wonder about the people who live there and how this is their reality? The Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland is one of those places for me. Imagine … More Biking the Aran Islands… Again!
I was just reading through my 2014 Year in Review and laughing at my concluding thoughts on what 2015 would bring. Boy oh boy I was so incredibly wrong! Like in your face wrong. “As for 2015, it will be the year of the wedding and the year of focusing on our life in China. It … More 2015: My Year in Review
The last time I was in Galway for a hot second, we didn’t get to see much of the surrounding area so I was excited to see more of the famous rugged landscape of the western coast of Ireland. Before coming to Ireland, my sister and I booked a two-day tour pass with Lally Tours … More Connemara: Bogs, Fjords and Kylemore Abbey
In September, I spent two weeks in one of my favorite countries in the world… Ireland! Usually I never return to places I’ve visited internationally (except Chiang Mai) so I felt very lucky indeed to be back in the Emerald Isle. It is really interesting to go back to place you have already been and have a completely different … More Back in Ireland… Hurling and History in Galway
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Are you celebrating? In honor of today, here is my brief ode to Ireland, one of my favorite places in the world. We are going back this September and I could not be more excited to return to this beautiful country. To Ireland. The land of endless green. The land of giants and ancient … More Happy St. Patrick’s Day! An Ode to Ireland
Here it is. My favorite photos from 2014! (And last year: Best Photos of 2013) Here are 30 of my favorite photos that I took all around the world. They include some of my favorite locations in Ireland, London, China, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, France and Florida! A lot are from Ireland, my favorite of … More Best Photos of 2014