Limerick, Ireland: A City About Faces

If you’ve read my past blog posts, then you’d know that one of my favorite things to do when I go to a new city is to just walk around and explore.  As an outsider looking in, I get a small thrill observing the hustle and bustle of the people scurrying off to work, discovering new restaurants and cuisines, and stumbling upon unique facets of the place.

This year, Limerick was designated the “city of culture” putting on events throughout the year promoting the visual arts, stage performances, film, music, fashion, and craft in Ireland. I didn’t experience any of the scheduled events taking place there, but I did see the city’s culture…a common theme…a city of faces.  Continue reading

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Navigating Car Rentals in Ireland: Seven Tips for Keeping Your Costs in Check

The luxury vehicle we rented in Ireland - the Opel!  Ha!

The luxury vehicle we rented in Ireland… Ha!

Driving in a foreign country can be a prodigious endeavor, especially if you’re like me, and not a very good driver in your own country.  The roads are narrower, the speeds are faster and, depending on your destination, you’ll be driving on the opposite side of the road.  If that isn’t enough to resolve yourself to taking public transportation, the prices for renting a car can be exorbitant if you go unprepared.   Continue reading

The Boston Trifecta – Paving the Freelance Travel Writing Trail in Beantown.

World Wide Web Friends? I’m baaaaahhhh-aaaaack 🙂

I haven’t written lately – ok, “lately” is an understatement. It’s been several months! BUT that doesn’t mean I’ve had nothing to write for you.  I have and I’m here now.  The family and I have experienced 5 exciting trips this year (I still owe you the post on Aruba) and I’m committed to updating you all on them in this theinbetweendream 2014. Shall we begin?

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