I was a guest on This week in Travel, a podcast hosted by Gary Arndt (Everything-Everywhere blog), Chris Christensen (The Amateur Traveler) and Jen Leo (former LA Times Web Buzz Travel Columnist & KidsNTrips).
Happy New Year! I couldn’t officially start 2019 without saying hello. Did you have a wonderful holiday? With a two year old, ours was ridiculously fun. Alexander loved everything Christmas. I am pretty sure we will still be singing Christmas carols in July. It seems like 2018 flew by and we didn’t really get to […]
It’s a five-hour difference between my hometown and Ireland. Five hours. It doesn’t seem like that much. But put me on a plane, give me little to no sleep and expect me to function five hours earlier than I normally would… Then five hours becomes a big deal. Enter jet lag: the extreme tiredness that […]
“Are you having fun,” I asked. Joe just looked at me blankly. “Yes, of course I am,” he said. It was our honeymoon in Ireland and we were both dead tired. Never experiencing jetlag before I didn’t realize it would have both of us significantly less animated than usual. The year was 2006. I was […]
My first tour of an Irish whiskey distillery was Bushmills in County Antrim. It was a blustery day in November. Snow was spitting from the sky and I was wrapped up in my Big Bird yellow jacket. Instead of swinging on the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, we opted to get out of the weather and try […]