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On Your Mark, Get Set, WRITE! The life of man is so short that ordinary people simply cannot afford to be born.” ― Halldór...
On Culture’s Trail
Travel Poetry for the Digital Age Every year for National Poetry Month, I enter the Library Hotel’s Haiku Challenge. The April 2015 contest, their...
Travel by the Book
The Literary Pilgrimage: From Brontëites to TwiHards by Michelle Smith, Deakin University Illusion is the first of all pleasures.” ―Oscar Wilde When I first travelled...
Wild & Cultured Ireland
Kerry & West Cork, June 2016 Gold Boat Journeys is now taking reservations for a private departure of Kerry UnCorked, an active, car-free, 8-day...
Back to Ireland
Say Yes to Bloomsday 2016 and yes I said yes I will yes” ― Molly Bloom in James’ Joyce’s Ulysses Gold Boat Journeys hosted its first...
Bloomsday or Bust
Bloomsday 2015 Meet Up: Dublin, Ireland, June 16-20 Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.” ― James...
Lost without Michelin: Up a French Tollroad without a GPS I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I...
Encore Nights: Discovering French-American Rhythms in Paris and Dakar Life is a lot like jazz–it’s best when you improvise.” ― George Gershwin “You realize...
Boatful of Fashion
Fashion Statements: Tradition, T-Shirts and Cultural Confusion in Dakar If the eyes do not admire, the heart will not desire.” – Senegalese Proverb Packing...
Boatful of Relatives
Relatives On Board: How Family Shapes Tastes in Food and Travel After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” ―...