Category Archives: Wales

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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One trip a no-go, while other travel plans move forward

Earlier in the semester, I learned about two academic opportunities, both of which would lead to more first-time travel experiences. A trip to Los Angeles was for the purpose of attending this year’s AWP event, an Association of Writers & … 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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Sightseeing on a trip to Wales someday

“Happy St. David’s Day!” A cheery greeting in today’s e-news came from British Isles tour company, Lynott Tours, stating the day celebrates the Welsh patron saint. What interests me in Wales? Among many other reasons, it is one of the … Continue reading

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Ireland, UK: A dream to experience the countries of my ancestors

Studying abroad is one of those college opportunities that I have been wanting to do for a while.  In particular, I’d love to go to Ireland because most of my ancestry comes from that beautiful country.  The castles, ancient sites, … Continue reading

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Dreams of Ireland – Becoming Reality?

  Whether I go to study abroad or for travel unrelated to education, my first choice is Ireland. This is because of all the ancestry I have going back there on either side of my family. I also love castles … Continue reading

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