Category Archives: International

The iconic and stunning Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

When I was a student at a local community college, I took an art history class covering works from cave paintings to the Renaissance era. In discussing architectural gems, several European cathedrals were among sites of which to know various … Continue reading

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Slow year of travel in 2016, plans for 2017 and beyond

This past year hasn’t been too exciting in terms of travel, after it turned out that I couldn’t make it to Sicily. What happened was that the money for the England trip, for whatever reason, couldn’t be applied to Sicily … Continue reading

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Travel plans change, new adventure awaits

An opportunity to visit England this summer changed unexpectedly, yet I’m hoping that it’ll only lead to another chance soon. I have until early May 2017 to use my airline ticket, so I figured, why not make it up by … Continue reading

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Travel hopes and goals for 2016

Hope everyone is having a great start to the new year! As I watched from home the coverage of festivities in Times Square, one TV personality exclaimed about the iconic New York spot, “This is the place to be!” I … Continue reading

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Favorite experiences in Ireland – Part 2

Grafton Street, one of Dublin’s shopping districts, was bustling with artistic displays and merchants selling colorful flowers. Its creative atmosphere made it a great spot for the statue honoring one of Ireland’s musicians, Philip Lynott of Thin Lizzy. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Favorite experiences in Ireland – Part 1

Signs of Irish spirit have been popping up everywhere as a beloved holiday approaches once again. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I’m reflecting on so many great memories of my first trip to Ireland; I’d love to be there … Continue reading

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What kind of traveler I am

During my high school years, several teachers and a group of students made up a club we called the Student Outing Adventure Club. Like many schools, ours had the usual big year-end trip to popular destinations in the region: New … Continue reading

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