At the beginning of August, I went on vacation with my family to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: An arid, beach destination on the West Coast of North America. My parents come here every year to relax at the Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort. This year, they convinced another 16 of us to join in on the fun. Continue reading “I Ate a Hot Pepper in Mexico and It Didn’t Go Well.”
Thanks to the ingenuity of the Etruscans, Greeks, and later the Romans themselves, there are plenty of Ancient Ruins to explore in Italy. The best–in my not so humble opinion– is the town of Ostia Antica. Continue reading “The Best Ancient Ruins In Italy”
My knees scraped against the rough bark of the tree. Shorts snagged by the branches behind me. Fingers dug into the one below me, holding my upper body aloft as I inched further along the branch towards the stump– back arched like a cat.
"Are you going to blog about this?" Catherine asked from below. A joke. My phone in her hand, documenting this moment.
"I never know what I'm going to blog about until I do it," I said.
Continue reading “I Went to Lubbock, Texas and All I Did Was Climb a Tree”
I’m a naturally lucky person, but I was born with a curse. One that would divide my Irish family for years.
“How could this happen?” They would ask. “Where did this come from?” For I was a changeling babe, one born with an intolerance to lactose–a staple in the Irish diet. Continue reading “Lactose Intolerance and Travel”
I love visiting castles. The last time I traveled to Scotland, I walked for over an hour and a half around Loch Ness to Urquart castle, and then the next day took a two hour bus ride out to Eilean Donan Castle. So, when I realized there was a castle within a 30 minute dart ride of Dublin, I was all in. Continue reading “Malahide Castle, Ireland”